Apply for a 5-Day Summer Residency at George Washington’s Mount Vernon

Open to: All teachers.

Opportunity at a Glance: Apply to participate in a 5-day immersive professional development designed to support K-12 educators teach about the life, leadership, and legacy of George Washington and the 18th-century world in which he lived at George Washington’s Mount Vernon. (National and State-based scholarships are offered.)

Each program includes these signature elements:

  • In-depth content and primary source analysis.
  • Immersive 18th-century experiences with historical interpreters and subject matter experts.
  • Lively debate and engaged collaboration with visiting scholars, fellow participants, and Mount Vernon staff.
  • Classroom applicability including technology integration.
  • Connections between historical events and contemporary student experiences.

Key dates: There are six sessions offered in the summer of 2018, and dates vary over the course of the summer from June — August.

Location: 3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Highway, Mount Vernon, Virginia 22121

Application deadline: Monday, January 29.

Take action: Review the summer residency opportunities and application details, then apply to participate by clicking on the red button on the top of the page.

For more information: Visit George Washington’s Estate homepage.