COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

P.O. BOX 2120

RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-2120

PRINS. MEMO NO. 16

February 26, 2002

ELEMENTARY / MIDDLE / SECONDARY

TO:

Principals

 

FROM:

Patricia I. Wright

Assistant Superintendent for Instruction

 

SUBJECT:

Summer Institute for Social Studies Teachers

 

The Center for Civic Education will conduct the second annual Virginia Summer Institute on the United States Constitution and the Bill of Rights. The We the Peoplethe Citizen and the Constitution program prepares participants to teach in-depth lessons on the Constitution and the Bill of Rights.

 

The sponsors of the program provide an all-expense paid professional development program at James Madison University July 10-17, 2002. In addition, participants will receive a classroom set of textbooks and an opportunity to earn graduate credit. Applications must be submitted to the outreach education manager at James Madisons Montpelier by Friday, April 26, 2002.

 

For additional information and applications, please call (540)672-0024 or visit the website at www.montpelier.org/wethepeople.htm.

 

For further information, please contact Colleen C. Bryant (mailto:cbryant@mail.vak12ed.edu), history and social science specialist for secondary education, at (804) 786-4640.

 

 

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