President Lincoln’s Cottage offers on-campus workshops for educators and frequently collaborates with other historic sites, museums, federal agencies, and nonprofits to offer additional workshop and training opportunities on or off campus.
Civil War Washington Teacher Fellows
The Civil War Washington Museum Consortium, including President Lincoln’s Cottage, Ford’s Theatre Society, Frederick Douglass National Historic Site, and Tudor Place Historic House and Garden, offers week-long, summer workshops for educators. These workshops provide a place-based approach to exploring Washington during the Civil War as teachers spend time at each participating site, discover Civil War neighborhoods through walking tours, and leave with an array of resources to use in their classrooms.
Stay tuned for application deadlines for Summer 2016.
Living Lincoln: A Workshop for Teachers
President Lincoln’s values influenced his leadership style, which continues to resonate with leaders today. In Living Lincoln: A Workshop for Teachers, a museum educator facilitates an interactive workshop for school leaders that demonstrates how Lincoln’s pragmatic style can be used as a model that inspires students to take their own path to greatness. In this workshop, educators receive a customized tour of the Cottage, a resource packet of reflection activities and lesson plans, and an introduction to Lincoln’s Toughest Decisions: Debating Emancipation.
This program lasts approximately 1.5 hours and is available for $15 per person, with a minimum of 10 teachers. For more information on this program, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
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