National World War I Museum 2013 Teacher Fellowship


The National World War I Museum Teacher Fellowship Program will provide participants with unique and exciting opportunities to grow within their profession while creating materials and engaging in collaboration with similarly qualified and ambitious teachers from around the United States. Upon acceptance to the program, Teacher Fellows will receive the following:

  • Stipend provided for transportation expenses to and from Kansas City, MO
  • Hotel stay and daytime meals
  • Private access to the National World War I Museum
  • The opportunity to collaborate and learn with leaders in their field
  • Private lectures from leading historians of World War I
  • Books and other supplies to help supplement knowledge
  • Professional development hours or graduate credit through University of Missouri
  • Ongoing support from Museum staff throughout the Fellowship year
  • Dates
    June 25-28, 2013

    Eligibility
    Full-time secondary (7-12) teachers of any relevant subject matter including but not limited to history, math, literature, science, government, music and social studies. Public, private, charter, independent and religious-affiliated schools will receive equal consideration.

    Application Process
    Please provide the following in one PDF:

  • A lesson plan regarding the Great War (with permission for use)
  • 2 essays of 500 word limit from the following questions:
  • In what ways is the First World War uniquely significant?
    Why is World War I relevant in your classroom?
    In what ways does the First World War impact the 21st century?
    How do you teach about the First World War in you classroom?
    What do you hope to gain from the World War Fellowship in Education?

  • Resume/CV
  • Principal sign off & letter of recommendation (immediate supervisor, dept. chair, lead teacher, etc.)
  • Artifact of teaching (Optional)
  • Send application to Curator of Education Lora Vogt at lvogt@theworldwar.org by April 1, 2013.

    Questions? Call (816) 888-8114
    www.theworldwar.org/fellowship

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