Teaching the Civil War During the 150th Anniversary
A Professional Development for K12 Teachers
March 19-20, 2011
Presented in Partnership By:
What is Teaching the Civil War During the 150th Anniversary?
A two-day professional development for K12 teachers, Teaching the Civil War during the 150th Anniversary kicks-off the Sesquicentennial of the American Civil War with a practical learning experience for educators. During the event the Trust will also release its newly redesigned Civil War Curriculum, providing hard copies to all participating teachers while launching a free web-version for teachers nation-wide.
For $45 you receive:
Three outstanding workshops led by educators specializing in the history and commemoration of the American Civil War
A hard copy of the Trust's new Civil War Curriculum complete with 27 new lesson plans, including all attached worksheets and a disk with all digital materials
A behind the scenes tour of the Cyclorama at the Gettysburg Museum and Visitor Center
A two-part private tour at Gettysburg National Military Park
Continuing Education Credits
Light refreshments and lunch on the first day
Saturday, March 19, 2011
|9 to 9:45 am||
Sign-in and light refreshments
|9:45 am to 10 am||
|10 am to 11:45am||
Interpreting the Voices of the Rank and File
|Noon to 1:10pm||
|1:15 pm to 3:00 pm||
Civil War Curriculum Workshop
|3:15 pm to 4:15 pm||
Teaching the Civil War During the 150th
|4:15pm to 4:30 pm||
Wrap-up followed by dinner on-your-own
|7pm to 8:30 pm||Behind the Scenes Cyclorama Tour
- National Park Service
|9 am to 10:45am||
Using Outdoor Classrooms: Pickett’s Charge
|11am to Noon||The Gettysburg Address, On-Site
- Chuck Teague, National Park Service
March 19th - Meet at Breidenbaugh Hall on the Gettysburg College Campus. Parking is available in the Musselman Lot.
See Gettysburg College Campus Map (PDF) »
March 20th - Meet at Gettysburg National Military Park at the old Cyclorama Parking Lot. Maps will be provided at the event.
See Map of Gettysburg Battlefield (PDF) »
For this event Gettysburg College is offering Pennsylvania teachers ACT 48 Credit and Continuing Education Units are available. Be sure to mark that you would like to receive them on your registration form.
Before February 25th, 2011: $15 cancellation fee
After February 25th, 2011: We apologize, but no refunds after February 25.