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Teacher Professional Development

Colonial Williamsburg Teacher Professional Development Programs:

  • Expand teachers’ knowledge of our nation’s founding principles and their role in developing citizenship skills
  • Use interdisciplinary lesson plans that promote literacy and historical analysis skills
  • Provide a variety of media that meet history/social studies standards
  • Model instructional strategies that engage multiple learning styles to inspire students with the relevancy of American history to the present day
  • Engage teachers in an authentic learning environment
  • Explore American History from multiple perspectives, including Native American, European and African American

Programs in Williamsburg

Step back in time and walk in the footsteps of our nation’s founders! Travel to the 18th-century capital of Virginia and experience Teacher Institute or another of Colonial Williamsburg’s Teacher Professional Development programs in the Revolutionary City.

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District and Regional Workshops in your area

Colonial Williamsburg offers one- and two-day professional development conferences for teachers at their schools and districts.

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Online Courses

Facilitated by Colonial Williamsburg staff and educators, these online development tools help teachers bring history to life in their classrooms.

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Teacher Professional Development is supported in part by
the William and Gretchen Kimball Young Patriots Fund.