« Shades of (Daniel) Pink: The Merit Pay Debate | Main | An Overlooked Benefit of Common Standards? »

Summer PD Fellowships Available to Social Studies Teachers

High school social studies teachers interested in some offline professional development this summer—specifically, the chance to travel to historic sites with some like-minded colleagues—may want to look into the Founders Fellowship. The program, hosted by the Bill of Rights Institute and the Foundation for Economic Education, will take place in Washington, D.C., July 16-20, and will focus on the themes of "Civil Liberty, Commerce, and the Constitution." Attending fellows, selected based on leadership experience and interest in teaching about politics and economics, according to the website, will participate in discussion sessions with constitutional scholars and will visit historic homes and monuments, including George Washington's home at Mt. Vernon. Fellows receive free lodging, transportation, and meals during the program, and a $400 stipend toward travel to D.C. Applications for the fellowship are due March 26th.

You must be logged in to leave a comment. Login | Register
Ground Rules for Posting
We encourage lively debate, but please be respectful of others. Profanity and personal attacks are prohibited. By commenting, you are agreeing to abide by our user agreement.
All comments are public.

Follow This Blog


Most Viewed On Teacher



Recent Comments