What You Learn

TRAVELING WORKSHOP

Over six days, participants will explore various aspects of the physical history associated with the American Revolution in the southern United States. Each day will be a combination of visiting and exploring important sites combined with lectures, group discussions and other pedagogical activities.

Teachers will visit such sites as King’s Mountain, Cowpens, Alamance, Guilford Courthouse, and Yorktown Battlegrounds to explore the military history associated with the American Revolution in the southern states. These visits will allow participants to explore the political, social, economic, and even some of the medical history associated with the southern colonies. By walking in the footsteps of history at sites so foundational to winning the American Revolution, teachers will obtain a concrete experience of history that combined with content knowledge and pedagogy will enliven their classrooms and inspire their students.

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Scholarships & Travel Stipends

Limited scholarships are available for every accepted applicant for our traveling workshop.

We know the powerful difference access to this experience makes in the life of a teacher and, in turn, the lives and experiences of their students.

This unprecedented opportunity is made possible because of our generous donors and partners. Because of our donors, our scholarship program removes the financial barriers of access to continuing education.

Travel stipends may be also be available upon program acceptance. For more information on travel stipend availability contact us at grad@ffvf.org.

Accreditation

Credit hours and costs vary per seminar. All participants will receive a certificate for the hours of professional development completed, regardless of registering for grad credit. Please contact Freedoms Foundation’s Education Department to find out more.

What teachers are saying about our program

“The seminar was an extremely rewarding experience. The information that was taught and shared helped me further my own knowledge and education, and it also helped me come up with pedagogical material to use in my U.S. government classes.”

– Tabitha

“I was amazed by the excellent quality of speakers and extremely well-run program. This was one of the strongest professional development seminars I have attended. I cannot wait to bring my newfound knowledge to my students.”

– Mandy

“After a school year like no other, it was amazing to be invigorated with new ways to engage my students in historical context.”

– Kevin

“The seminar helped renew my energy and drive. I look forward to using the resources I obtained and introducing over 600 students to the lessons provided.”

– Melaney

“After a year of uncertainty, it was nice to be back around educators who share a love of history like I do. I made new friends, saw new places, and I am forever thankful for that.”

– Thomas

FAQs

Cost

How much does it cost?

Individual teacher seminars start at $1,650. A majority of teachers qualify for financial assistance through scholarships and travel stipends. Freedoms Foundation can assist you in identifying the sponsorships available. Limited scholarships are available for our traveling workshop. Contact us today for more information.

General

What types of seminars are available?

Freedoms Foundation offers a variety of programs to meet the needs of the modern educator. Seminars at the Valley Forge campus focus on compelling subjects such as the First Amendment, War on Terror, World War II, and Constitutional Convention and Ratification. Our traveling workshop covers the American Revolution South. 

Are courses accredited?

Credit hours and costs vary per seminar. All participants will receive a certificate for the hours of professional development completed, regardless of registering for grad credit. Please contact Freedoms Foundation’s Education Department to find out more.

When do applications open?

Applications will open to Joshua Chamberlain League members on November 21, 2022 and to the public on December 1, 2022.

When will I receive notification of my acceptance?

The first round of acceptance notifications will begin on or before February 28, 2023. Subsequent acceptances will be processed on a rolling basis. Please direct questions to grad@ffvf.org.

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