Scholarships:

  • Through the generosity of the M.J. MURDOCK CHARITABLE TRUST, a limited number of schoalrships are available for qualified teachers from the following states: ALASKA • IDAHO • MONTANA • OREGON • WASHINGTON
  • The LYNDE and HARRY BRADLEY FOUNDATION is sponsoring 30 scholarships for WISCONSIN secondary school teachers to attend Freedoms Foundation programs.
  • Financial assistance and scholarships are available from all 50 states on a first-come, first-serve basis. Please contact the Freedoms Foundation's Education Office at (610) 933-8825 ext. 292 or education@ffvf.org for more information.
  • Teachers who receive scholarships are required to provide a $150 refundable deposit to hold their registration. Refunds are awarded after the program is completed.

Application

Program Information:

  • Tuition is $1,400 per person, per program. $700 is due upon acceptance with the balance due at the beginning of the program.
  • Tuition covers accomodations, admissions, tour transportation, instruction and one graduate credit hour.

Accreditation:

  • Each program includes one graduate credit hour, which is granted by Immaculata University in Pennsylvania.  Enrolled students, who wish to earn three credits, must pay $150 for each additional credit at the beginning of the program.

For more information, contact our Education Department, (610) 933-8825 ext. 292 or education@ffvf.org .

Heroes & Heroines:

Transforming Character Through Biography

July 9 - 14, 2017 

Academic Director: Dr. Timothy Patterson, Ph.D.

Valley Forge, Pennsylvania

 

Meet Medal of Honor Recipient Captain Florent Groberg, USAR who will share his experiences from Kunar Providence, Afghanistan.

 

Program Topics Include:

  • Explore major biographical figures in light of six character traits over five days of scholarly lectures and pedagogical discussions:
  • Courage - Jackie Robinson and Integration
  • Sacrifice - Independence and the Founding Fathers
  • Integrity - Andrew Carnegie and Industrial America
  • Commitment - Alice Paul and the Suffragists
  • Patriotism - Native Americans and Service to Country
  • Citizenship - Rachel Carson, Silent Spring and Environmentalism

 

  • Learn how to use biography to meet English/Language Arts standards.
  • Network with teachers from across the country.
  • Visit historic sites at Independence Hall, the Liberty Bell, and the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia.
  • Private rooms at Freedoms Foundation and most meals included.