COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

P.O. BOX 2120

RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-2120

PRINS. MEMO NO. 15

February 17, 2004

ELEMENTARY / MIDDLE / SECONDARY

TO:

Principals

 

FROM:

Patricia I. Wright

Assistant Superintendent for Instruction

 

SUBJECT:

Shaping the Constitution Summer Workshop

 

 

The Bill of Rights Institute is providing two summer workshops for K-12 teachers. Participants will receive information about Mount Vernon, George Washington, and the Constitution as well as access to the Mount Vernon Research Library.

 

The workshop will be held at Mount Vernon June 28 July 2, 2004, and August 2 August 6, 2004. Participants will receive a stipend to help cover the cost of housing and meals.

 

The deadline for applications is March 15, 2004. Applications and additional information can be obtained by visiting http://www.BillofRightsInstitute.org or contacting Carolyn Davids, Education Programs Coordinator, at (703) 894-1776, ext. 12.

 

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

 

 

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