Mount Vernon's Education Department offers a number of dynamic and engaging programs for educators and students of all ages.

Upcoming Events

STEAM Workshop: Food Ways

Join Education staff and K-12 teachers from across the DMV to explore the many connections between STEAM and the history of George Washington’s Mount Vernon and the 18th century.

Teachers who register must be currently educating D.C., MD, or VA students in a formal K-12 school environment.


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Civic Season Kick-off: The Situation Room

Fred W. Smith National Library

On June 12, step back in time to 1790s Philadelphia with our roleplaying experience, the Situation Room. During this 75-minute game, the actions you take will decide the fate of our young nation.

Your ticket also includes access to the grounds of Mount Vernon (a $28 value).

This event is hosted in partnership with Made By Us and the nation’s leading cultural institutions to encourage civic participation.

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2022 GWTI Digital Symposium

Attend a FREE 2-day George Washington Teacher Institute digital symposium for K-12 teachers to learn more about Martha Washington's biography, complex legacies, and how to teach 18th century women's history. 

Teachers who register must be currently educating American students in a formal K-12 school environment.

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Registration Opens September 1

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