DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
PRINS. MEMO NO. 5
February 12, 2008
Linda M. Wallinger
Assistant Superintendent for Instruction
On behalf of the Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation, the Department of Education is pleased to announce the Summer Teacher Institute for Virginia School Teachers K-12 to be offered July 13-18, 2008, at the Jamestown Settlement and
Program highlights include:
becoming immersed in the history of 17th-century
experiencing history through hands-on period activities;
participating in SOL-correlated programs, presentations and workshops; and
taking home a kit of reproduction artifacts to use in the classroom.
Teachers can earn up to 35 professional development points. Hotel, meals, mileage, and materials are provided.
Submit your application online and send a letter of recommendation from your school or district administrator as an e-mail attachment to firstname.lastname@example.org, or mail your application package to:
ATTN: Teacher Institute/Outreach Education
Submit applications by March 15, 2008. Applicants will be notified of their status by May 1, 2008.
For more information, contact Betsy Barton, specialist for history and social science, by e-mail at Betsy.Barton@doe.virginia.gov or by telephone at (804) 225-3454.