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

A Weekend With George Washington for Missouri Teachers

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This program, for Missouri teachers, is a four-day 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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A Weekend With George Washington for Virginia Teachers

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This program, for Virginia teachers, is a two and half day 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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Teaching George Washington with 21st Century Standards Regional Workshop: Pittsburgh

Join Mount Vernon’s Education Department, the Pennsylvania Department of Education, and the Senator John Heinz History Center for a free professional development workshop exploring how to teach about George Washington with 21st Century academic standards. Sessions will include Washington's role in Western PA, teaching history through art, and primary sources. Attendance at this event is worth 6 Act 48 credits and includes lunch.

Please Note: Registration is free, but requires a $20 deposit to be refunded after attending the workshop. 

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Teaching George Washington with 21st Century Standards Regional Workshop: Philadelphia

Join Mount Vernon’s Education Department, the Pennsylvania Department of Education, and the National Constitutional Center for a free professional development workshop connecting George Washington to the 21st century classroom. Discover new ways to onnect Washington to local history, art, and primary sources in this full day workshop.

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National Council for Social Studies Annual Conference

Visit the Mount Vernon Education Department in the Exhibit Hall at the 94th NCSS Annual Conference in Boston, Massachusetts. Meet the staff, learn about our FREE resources, and enter to win one of our great prizes.

Ford Evening Book Talk: Barbara Kellerman

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Mount Vernon welcomes author Barbara Kellerman to the Rubenstein Leadership Hall at the Fred W. Smith National Library to discuss her book Hard Times: Leadership in America, on January 27, 2015.

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