Full Scholarship Available for Agents of Change Teacher and Student Program

The Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation, a sub-agency of the Virginia Department of Education, will offer Agents of Change on October 12-14, 2018 at the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown. Agents of Change is a free leadership program for selected Virginia teachers and high school age students that will:

Provide high school teachers with a framework for facilitating a student-led service- learning project in their community.

  • Support the new Virginia History and Social Studies SOL focus on skill development.
  • Incorporate critical thinking, creative thinking, communication, collaboration and citizenship.

Funding for “Agents of Change” is possible through generous donor support, and full scholarships include:

  • Overnight accommodations
  • Meals
  • Travel stipend
  • Conference program

Participating teachers will be required to:

  • Attend with four students from their high school or service group.
  • Assist students in development of a project that impacts their community.
  • Collaborate with students and teachers attending the conference.
  • Provide short periodic program assessment and follow-up on the conference and their projects.

Teachers must submit a brief application at https://www.historyisfun.org/agents-of-change/ Teachers will also need to submit a brief letter of support from their principal/administrator.
Application deadline extended through May 2018. FLyer Revised 4.4.18

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