The Virginia Historical Society is holding a summer institute on Virginia and the Brown v. Board of Education decision. The institute will be held from July 13-17, 2009 in Richmond. Textbooks and reading materials are free, and meals and lodging will be provided for out of town participants. Participants will also receive a $250 stipend upon completion of the institute.
All Virginia teachers (public and private, elementary and secondary) are eligible. The target group is teachers of Virginia Studies, USII, and VA/US History.
For more information or to apply online, visit http://www.vahistorical.org/education/education_teachers_institute.htm. The application deadline is May 15, 2009.