COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

P.O. BOX 2120

RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-2120

 

PRINS. MEMO NO. 19

February 24, 2004

ELEMENTARY / MIDDLE / SECONDARY


TO:

Principals

 

FROM:

Patricia I. Wright

Assistant Superintendent for Instruction

 

SUBJECT:

We the People Summer Institute

 

 

The Center for Civic Education will offer its fourth annual summer institute, We the People: The Citizen and the Constitution. The institute will provide lectures by constitutional scholars, lessons demonstrated by middle and high school teachers, a visit to Montpelier, and a simulated Congressional hearing.

 

The institute will be held July 5-15, 2004, at James Madison University and is limited to 30 teachers. Room, board, and travel expenses will be provided to all participants. In addition, participants will receive a classroom set of We the People textbooks.

 

Applications are due April 23, 2004. Additional information and applications are available at http://www.montpelier.org/wethepeople.htm or call (540) 672-2728.

 

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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