The National Archives and Records Administration 2011 Summer Educator Institutes


The National Archives and Records
Administration announces its annual insti-
tutes for educators in the summer of 2011.
Primarily Teaching: Original Documents and
Classroom Strategies will be held at five of
the agency’s locations:

This year, the sessions held at the
National Archives in Washington, DC, and
at the Dwight D. Eisenhower Library in
Abilene, KS, will have a special Science,
Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM)
focus.

Each participant will search the holdings
of the National Archives for documents suit-
able for classroom use and develop strate-
gies for using these documents in the class-
room or design professional development
activities to help classroom teachers use
primary source documents effectively.

. The institute is free
. Graduate credit for most sessions is
available for a fee
. Participation in each session is limited
to 10 members
. Classes will be filled on a first come, first
served basis
. Participants will receive classroom mate-
rials and a $250 stipend

An application for the institute is avail-
able online at www.archives.gov/education/
primarily-teaching. For more information about
each institute, contact in Kansas City: mickey.
ebert@nara.gov; Chicago: kristina.maldre@nara.gov;
Abilene: kim.barbieri@nara.gov; and Austin:
Marsha.sharp@nara.gov.

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