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DC-Area Teachers: Two Weeks Left to Apply for $5,000 Award!

Magnificent and Motivating Teachers: This is just a friendly reminder that Mount Vernon is about to conclude the search for our 2008 History Teacher of the Year. We welcome applications from the best teachers in our “neighborhood” of the greater Washington, DC, metropolitan area. Only two weeks remain until the application deadline of May 21, 2008!

For information about how to apply, please consult our earlier posting. Good luck, and a proud Huzzah! in advance to the worthy winner!

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Portraits in Schools

Kids holding George Washington Portrait

Mount Vernon recently invited K-12 schools nationwide to request framed portraits of George Washington to display in a respectful, prominent place.

The response was overwhelming: thousands of schools submitted letters! Along with the portrait, schools received curriculum materials to help explore our first president’s contributions.

Where has George Washington gone back to school? Click here to see!

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