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Reconstruction in Tennessee
Wed, Jul 12, 2017, 9:00 AM – Thu, Jul 13, 2017, 3:00 PM CDT
***This workshop is full! To place your name on the waitlist, email Casey.Gymrek@tn.gov with your name, school, and grade level teaching. ***
Please join the Tennessee State Library and Archives (TSLA) and Teaching with Primary Sources – MTSU (TPS-MTSU) for a summer institute for educators on the Reconstruction era on July 12th and 13th, 2017, at the Tennessee State Library and Archives in Nashville. This special two-day event will focus on content from the Tennessee social studies curriculum standards in grades 5, 8, and high school U.S.History. Participants will analyze primary source material from the Library of Congress and the Tennessee State Library and Archives as well as become familiar with the educational tools available from TSLA and TPS-MTSU.
Participants will receive: twelve professional development credit hours, $50 payment for mileage and parking, and lunch each day.
Participants will be required to attend both days in their entirety. The schedule for each day is 9:00 a.m. to 3 p.m. Space is limited to twenty-five and registration will be on a first come, first serve basis. Classroom teachers in grades K-12 are eligible for participation.