PRESENTED BY THE KOREAN WAR LEGACY FOUNDATION IN WASHINGTON, D.C. JULY 11-14, 2017
Educators from Across the United States are invited to join us for our 2nd annual Korean War Digital History Project Teacher Conference IN WASHINGTON, d.C. from July 11-14. This is a one-of-its-kind conference celebrating the lives and sacrifices of our Korean War Veterans.
Who is eligible?
We welcome educators who can incorporate the artifacts from www.kwvdm.org into their lessons with students, regardless of age or subject area. Media Center specialists are also welcome to apply.
Photos from last year's conference in Washington, D.C. What an inspiring crew!
Ready to join us? Use the button below to access our application.
At this year's conference we are excited to announce:
Scholarships for teachers and students
Our new teacher Fellowship program
During this conference, we will enjoy:
Workshops from ESRI NCSS, and veteran Teachers
Formal Banquet in honor of our veterans
Award dinner and tours
You have the opportunity to have the Travel, lodging, and meal cost of this Conference covered by initiating your Legacy Certification:
- Choose 1 of the following:
Interview Initiative: conduct one or more Korean War Veteran interviews and submit to the archive.
Archive Initiative: create 3 or more transcriptions of existing Korean War Veteran interviews in the archive.
Education Initiative: present a break-out session at the upcoming conference (note: if your session topic is not chosen, you will need to have completed either the interview initiative or archive initiative).
Upon completion of your initiative and the summer conference you will become Legacy Certified.
Note: all attendees will pay a $55 registration fee to cover the cost associated with website management, application processing, and travel reimbursement.
The teachers in our 2016 conference were amazing! From building memorial gardens to orchestrating luncheons for veterans, these teachers went above and beyond. The lessons they created are also fantastic. Check them out on the lesson plans page.