Principals' Memo #1015-13

COMMONWEALTH of VIRGINIA
Department of Education

November 19, 2013

TO:  Principals

FROM:  Linda M. Wallinger, Assistant Superintendent for Instruction

SUBJECT:  2014 Summer Teacher Institute for Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation

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, 2014, at the Jamestown Settlement and Yorktown Victory Center.  Teachers may submit their applications and a letter of recommendation from their school or division administrator by March 3, 2014.
 
Program highlights include:

Teachers may be eligible to earn up to 35 professional development points.  Lodging, meals, a transportation stipend, and materials are provided.

Applications must be submitted online, and a letter of recommendation from your school or division administrator must be included as an e-mail attachment to http://historyisfun.org/teacher-institute.cfm.  Please submit applications by March 3, 2014.  Applicants will be notified of their status by April 15, 2014.

For more information, please contact Susan Horne, outreach education supervisor, by e-mail at susan.horne@jyf.virginia.gov or by telephone at (757) 253-4822; or Betsy Barton, specialist for history and social science, by e-mail at Betsy.Barton@doe.virginia.gov or by telephone at (804) 225-3454.
 
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