COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

P.O. BOX 2120

RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-2120

PRINS. MEMO NO. 17

February 24, 2004

ELEMENTARY / MIDDLE / SECONDARY

TO:

Principals

 

FROM:

Patricia I. Wright

Assistant Superintendent for Instruction

 

SUBJECT:

National Council for the Social Studies Grant Opportunity

 

 

The National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS) will award 33 teams of teachers $7,500 each to cover the cost to attend a summer workshop, implement the CiviConnections: Constructing the Past, Creating the Future program, and attend the 2004 NCSS Annual Conference in Baltimore.

 

Teams competing for the grants must consist of three teachers from grades 3-12 in the same school district. Applications and additional information on this grant opportunity is available at http://www.ncss.org/civiconnections/home.shtml or call Treverne Brown-Thomas at 301-588-1800. The deadline for submission of applications is April 30, 2004.

 

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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