Benefits & Responsibilities
- Expenses will be paid for conference sessions, meals, lodging and materials. A travel stipend will be provided
- Conference aligns with curriculum standards for NCSS, Maryland, District of Columbia, West Virginia and Pennsylvania
- Letter of Certification for CEU credits
- Innovative lesson plans and classroom materials
- Customized trunk of teaching tools, Civil War content knowledge and lesson plan modeling
- Master Teacher support on-site and post conference
- On-site education and inspiration
- Field trips to include tours of Gettysburg National Military Park, the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum and Visitor Center, Soldiers’ National Cemetery, David Wills House, underground railroad sites and other relevant locations
- Inspiration from multiple prominent Civil War scholars
- Funding for post-conference field trips will be provided
- Complete all pre-conference readings.
- Attend and actively engage in all sessions.
- Return to school and share curriculum/lessons with students.
- Return to district and share curriculum/lessons with teachers.
- After the conference, demonstrate how lesson plans and materials have been used in the classroom.
- Make a commitment to return to Gettysburg with your class for a field trip during the 2012/2013 school year, utilizing skills and lesson plans from previous workshop. (Field trip funding will be available.)
- Commit to nominating two outstanding students to apply for the Gettysburg Leadership Camp. (3-day immersion and experiential leadership camp to be held the summer of 2013 at Gettysburg College; scholarships available)