"Crafting Freedom" A Five-Day Expenses-Paid Black History Workshop for K-12 Educators
"Crafting Freedom: African American Entrepreneurs in the Antebellum South" is an NEH Landmarks of American History and Culture workshop. K-12 teachers, media specialists, administrators, substitute teachers, home schooling teachers and others are eligible. Based in Durham, North Carolina, "Crafting Freedom" will be offered twice: Session I: June 18-23, 2015 and Session II: June 25 -June 30, 2015. Crafting Freedom was first offered in 2004 and has been deemed "exceptional" by hundreds of educators for over a decade.
Crafting Freedom provides a $1200 stipend and features scholarly lectures and presentations; free classroom-tested media and materials; bus tours to off-the-beaten-track sites and museums; dramatic performances; a relaxed collegial setting and much,much more. Completed applications must be submitted to the workshop address and not to the NEH. The deadline is March 2, 2015. To learn more details and to get application information, please see: http://thomasday.net/crafting-freedom-landmarks-of-american-history-2015/