Posted by: Kirsten | Friday, 13 June 2008

Seventh Annual George Washington Teachers’ Institute

From a Mount Vernon news release… I have attended this in the past and can assure you that home educators are also welcome and encouraged to attend. — Jon

Educators, we welcome your reservations to attend the Seventh Annual George Washington Teachers’ Institute, which will take place on July 21-22 at Mount Vernon. 2008’s Institute will focus on the Constitution and feature the usual array of noted historians and authors, including Cokie Roberts, Woody Holton, John Kaminski, Katherine Allgor, Harlow Unger, Ken Bowling, and Linda Monk.

For more details and each day’s agenda, please consult the posting on our new education blog, George Washington Wired. This information is also available on our website.

Advance reservations are required for admission. Please reserve by calling 703-799-8604 or emailing Spaces are limited for this popular event; you may be placed on a waiting list.

We look forward to communicating with you and to hosting you at Mount Vernon.


The Education Department
The Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association / George Washington’s Mount Vernon Estate & Gardens
PO Box 110, Mount Vernon, VA, 22121
ph. (703) 799-8604 / FAX (703) 799-5212



  1. From Jenna Watson @ Mount Vernon:

    “Thanks for sharing news of our Institute! We encourage you to attend – if interested, please make your reservations early to avoid the waiting list or disappointment. Reservations are necessary, and we’re filling up fast! I’ll be sure to share news of other opportunities and resources we’ll be offering in the future. Please feel free to forward your suggestions for a homeschool event you’d like to see here at Mount Vernon!”

    Jenna Watson,
    Director of Education Outreach Technology,
    George Washington’s Mount Vernon

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