Teacher Professional Development at Mount Vernon

Our teacher professional development opportunities focus on an inter-disciplinary approach to history education in the classroom, as well as incorporating educational best practices and Common Core and C3 History standards. Our Teacher Fellowships provide teachers with short-term research grants to produce classroom materials for a national audience. 

Residential Programs

The George Washington Teacher Institute Residential Programs are highly competitive educational experiences which bring teachers to Mount Vernon for an intensive course of study. Participants immerse themselves in the study and discussion of important themes in American history and the remarkable role George Washington played in the founding of our nation. Programs are offered annually in the Spring, Summer, and Fall.

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Teacher Fellowship Program

Recognizing the need for America's elementary and secondary school students to gain a richer understanding and appreciation for George Washington’s leadership and character, these short-term fellowships are intended to educate America’s students in the history of our founding era – and particularly in the remarkable traits and accomplishments of George Washington –as an investment in the future of our nation.

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