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Educational Events

Each year the Education Department at Mount Vernon produces a number of great events for teachers, educators, and students of all ages. Check out our list of upcoming educational events.

Jun.6-
Aug.1

Teachers’ Institutes

June 8-13: Oklahoma, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia
June 22-27: Nevada, Oregon, Ohio, California
July 13-18: Maryland, Florida, North Carolina
July 26-Aug 1: Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York

Teachers will participate in a residential program hosted on the Mount Vernon Estate featuring tours, workshops and lectures to boost their George Washington knowledge and take these lessons back to their classrooms.

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Aug.
5-6

Public Days: George Washington and His Fellow Virginians

A two-day professional development conference focused on prominent 18th century Virginians such as George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and James Madison. Learn about the private lives and homes of Virginia’s founders, as well as their public lives and relationships with one another.

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Sept.
18-21

A Weekend With George Washington for Missouri Teachers

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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Oct.
10-12

A Weekend With George Washington for Virginia Teachers

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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Oct.
11

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 connecting George Washington to the 21st century classroom. Connect Washington to local history, art, and primary sources in this full day workshop.

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Oct.
17

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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Nov.
21-23

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.