Teacher Education Institutes
The School of Professional & Continuing Studies offers several teacher education institutes during the summer. These institutes provide teachers with valuable teaching tools and experiences, and participants are generally able to apply the professional development experience toward teacher recertification. Institutes also offer optional graduate credit in education or humanities.
Alexander Lebenstein Teacher Education Institute at the Virginia Holocaust Museum
Updated for 2013! The week-long institute for educators, Questions of Conscience: Teaching about the Holocaust and Genocide, provides tools for teaching these sensitive topics. Sponsored by Weinstein Properties.
Joan Oates Institute for Partners in the Arts
Updated for 2013! The goal of the annual summer institute is to create a core group of K–12 teacher scholars in the Richmond metro area who know how to apply the arts to teach the core curriculum.
Museum of the Confederacy Teachers Institute
Updated for 2013! The week-long institute for educators, Turning Point, focuses on the year 1863 and offers valuable recertification points or graduate credit.
Stratford Hall Institute for Teachers
New for 2013! This 4-day institute for teachers, Land and Life on the Colonial Plantation: Jamestown to Stratford Hall, invites teachers to learn about and experience plantation life at Stratford Hall.
Sustainability and Nature Institute for Educators
Updated for 2013! The week-long institute for educators offers graduate create and gives teachers the tools needed to create an outdoor classroom where students can explore opportunities for decision making, learning, social development and establishing sustainable practices in nature.
Virginia Historical Society Teachers Institute
Updated for 2013! The week-long institute for educators, The Story of Virginia, an American Experience, offers graduate credit and coordinates contemporary research with Virginia SOLs. Sponsored by Weinstein Properties.
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University of Richmond, VA 23173
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Friday: 8:30 am–5:00 p.m.
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