Scholarships:

  • Scholarships are available for nearly every teacher accepted into the programs thanks to generous donations from our sponsors.
  • On-campus scholarships are valued at $1,400 per teacher.
  • Traveling workshop program scholarships are valued at $1,550 per teacher.
  • Travel stipends also are available to eligible teachers.

Application

Program Information:

  • Tuition covers accommodations, on-site meals, admissions, instruction, tour transportation, airport shuttle (if applicable) and one graduate credit (see Accreditation).
  • Teachers who receive scholarships are expected to make a $150 refundable deposit to hold their registration. Refunds are awarded after the program has been successfully completed.

Accreditation:

  • Each program includes one graduate credit hour, which is granted by La Salle University in Pennsylvania. Enrolled students who wish to earn another two credits (3 total credits) must pay $150 for each additional credit at the beginning of the program.

For more information, contact our Education Department at (610) 933-8825 ext. 230 or grad@ffvf.org

Freedoms Foundation reserves the right to vary program content, accrediting institutions or sites as necessary, or cancel any course with 30 days advance notice.

Medal of Honor Legacy:

World War II

 

July 28 – August 2, 2019

Academic Director:
Gary Williams, M.P.A.
Valley Forge, Pennsylvania

Often called the Greatest Generation, those who served in World War II are now passing away, but their actions are worthy of remembrance and examination. Seminar participants will have the opportunity to hear directly from Medal of Honor Recipient Hershel “Woody” Williams and other World War II veterans, as well as participate in exchanges with some of the nation’s leading scholars of the war. An examination of events  in the European and Pacific theaters will assist participants in expanding classroom experiences offered to their students.

 

 

Meet Medal of Honor Recipient Hershel “Woody” Williams, who will share his experiences about Iwo Jima. This video was taken during a candid moment with Mae Krier, a “Rosie the Riveter” from World War II, at last year’s seminar.

 

Professor David Eisenhower from the University of Pennsylvania

Program features include:

  • Visit the Pennsylvania Historical Society to examine letters from World War II veterans
  • General Eisenhower and the D-Day Landings
  • The Battle of the Bulge
  • The Holocaust
  • The Island Hopping Campaign in the Pacific Theater
  • Japanese Internment
  • Hiroshima, Nagasaki and the atomic bomb
  • Previous speakers have included David Eisenhower and Kermit Roosevelt from the University of Pennsylvania
  • Oral history sessions, including Q&A, with World War II veterans
  • Receive resource materials and training for use of the Medal of Honor Character Development Program
  • Five days of scholarly lectures and pedagogical discussions.
  • Network with teachers from across the country

 

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