Mount Vernon's Education Department offers a number of dynamic, practical, and engaging programs for educators and students of all ages. Get involved by checking out our list of upcoming events.



Upcoming Events

Summer Residential Program - Week 3

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This program for teachers from Arkansas, Florida, and Maryland is a week long intensive study of George Washington and his world. Teachers reside on the grounds at Mount Vernon and attend sessions at the Fred W. Smith National Library for the Study of George Washington.

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Summer Residential Program - Week 4

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This program for teachers from Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania is a week long intensive study of George Washington and his world. Teachers reside on the grounds at Mount Vernon and attend sessions at the Fred W. Smith National Library for the Study of George Washington.

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Regional Workshop: Providence, Rhode Island

Join the Mount Vernon Education staff and the Rhode Island Historical Society for a regional workshop at the John Brown House in Providence, Rhode Island. Attendees will explore the unique role Rhode Island played in the American Revolution and the Founding of the United States through lectures, tours, and a primary source workshop. 

Please Note: This workshop is free of charge, but registration is required. Registration includes lunch. Payment for participation is available to the first 20 registrants.

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Residential Weekend With George Washington for Missouri and Kentucky Teachers

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Join us for a four-day, immersive residential program for teachers from Missouri and Kentucky. The curriculum will include discussions led by noted Washington scholar, Dr. Denver Brunsman, as well as hands-on workshops exploring Washington’s life and interests at Mount Vernon. Through study, discussion, tours, and projects participants will gain a new and deeper understanding of the life and character of George Washington and his unique legacy in creating and shaping the principles of America’s democracy. Applications are due by July 20, 2015.

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Regional Workshop: New Bern, North Carolina

Save the Date! The Mount Vernon Education staff and Tryon Palace are hosting a regional workshop in New Bern. Program details and registration will be available soon.

Regional Workshop: Winston-Salem, North Carolina

Save the Date! The Mount Vernon Education staff and Old Salem are hosting a regional workshop in Winston-Salem. Program details and registration will be available soon.

Residential Weekend With George Washington for Virginia Teachers

Our residential weekend program for Virginia teachers is a three-day intensive study of George Washington and his world. Selected teachers will participate in discussions led by noted Washington scholars while also engaging in workshops exploring Washington’s life and interests at Mount Vernon. Through study, discussion, and tours, participants will gain a new and deeper understanding of the life and character of George Washington and his unique legacy in creating and shaping the principles of America’s democracy. Applications are due by August 31, 2015.

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Regional Workshop: Hartford, Connecticut

Save the Date! The Mount Vernon Education staff and the Connecticut Historical Society are hosting a regional workshop in Hartford. Program details and registration will be available soon

George Washington Teacher Institute Alumni Happy Hour

Save the Date! The Mount Vernon Education staff is hosting a George Washington Teacher Institute Alumni Happy Hour at the Gilcrease Museum in Tulsa, OK. Happy Hour details and registration will be available soon.

Regional Workshop: Tulsa, Oklahoma

Save the Date! The Mount Vernon Education staff is hosting a regional workshop in Tulsa, OK at the Gilcrease Museum. Program details and registration will be available soon

Regional Workshop: New Haven, Connecticut

Save the Date! The Mount Vernon Education staff and the New Haven Museum are hosting a regional workshop in New Haven. Program details and registration will be available soon

National Council for Social Studies Annual Conference

Visit the Mount Vernon Education Department in the Exhibit Hall at the 95th NCSS Annual Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana. Stop by our table to learn more about our teacher fellowships, professional development opportunities, school programs for students, and to pick up a few FREE resources

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