COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

P.O. BOX 2120

RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-2120

PRINS. MEMO NO. 13

February 17, 2004

ELEMENTARY / MIDDLE / SECONDARY

TO:

Principals

 

FROM:

Patricia I. Wright

Assistant Superintendent for Instruction

 

SUBJECT:

Summer Institute on the Cultural Diversity of the American South

 

 

The Tennessee Geographic Alliance and Department of Geography at the University of Tennessee are providing a four-week summer institute on the cultural diversity of the American South through a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities. The institute will be held at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville June 20 July 19, 2004.

 

Twenty-five teachers from throughout the United States will be selected to participate in the institute. Each participant will receive a $2,800 stipend to cover travel and subsistence expenses.

 

Applications must be postmarked no later than March 1, 2004. Contact Kurt Butefish (kbutefis@utk.edu), coordinator of the Tennessee Geographic Alliance, at 865-974-4841 to receive copies of the application.

 

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

 

 

PIW/CCB