Professional Development Courses


June 25-28, 2018

Take one day to enrich your students’ learning all year long!

Professional Development Workshops are designed to provide Virginia instructors with new insights into creating more engaging and stimulating lessons for their students. Each day-long session will focus on essential background and activities that teachers can take back to the classroom.

Register online by selecting a workshop below.

June 25, 2018
9:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Analyze the rationale for European exploration and the outcome of their voyages and discoveries on the Old World and the New.

Current History & Social Science SOLs: 3.2, 3.3, 3.5, 3.7, 3.8, VS.1, USI.1, USI.4, USI.5, WHI.1, WHI.5, WHI.8, WHI.10, WHI.12, WHI.13, WHII.1, WHII.2, WHII.4, WHII.5, VUS.1, VUS.2, VUS.3

2015 History & Social Science SOLs: 1.1, 1.3, 2.1, 2.4, 2.6, 2.9, 3.1, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6, USI.1, USI.4(a), WG.1, WG.3, WG.4, WG.5, WHI.1, WHI.5, WHI.9, WHI.12, WHII.1, WHII.2, WHII.4

Points Earned: 5

June 26, 2018
9:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Investigate the impact of the Transatlantic Slave Trade on global society from its earliest beginnings through its demise in the 1800s.

Current History & Social Science SOLs: 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.7, 3.8, 3.12, VS.1, VS.3, VS.4, USI.1, USI.4, USI.5(c), USI.8(c), USI.9(d,e,f), USII.1, USII.5, WHI.10, WHII.4, WHII.5, WHII.8, WG.1, VUS. 1, VUS.2, VUS.3, CE.1

2015 History & Social Science SOLs: 3.1, 3.4, 3.5, VS.3(e), VS.4(a), VS.5(b), VS.7, USI.1, USI.4(c), USI.5(d), WG.1, WG.3, WG.6, WHI.1, WHII.1, WHII.4, VUS.1, VUS.2, VUS.3

Points Earned: 5

June 27, 2018
9:00 AM – 3:00 PM

We will explore the crucial role of the US Navy in two major American Conflicts: the Civil War and World War I. Using a range of primary sources, we will delve into the experiences of individual sailors and piece together major events from two turbulent periods in American history.

Current History & Social Science SOLs: VS.1, VS.7, USI.1, USI.9, USII.3, VUS.1, VUS.7, CE.1

2015 History & Social Science SOLs: VS.1, VS.7, VS.10, USI.1, USI.2(d), USI.8, USI.9(a-d), USII.1, USII.3, USII.7, CE.1, WHII.10(a,b), WHII.11(a,c), VUS.1, VUS.6(e), VUS.7(a), VUS.8 (a-b), VUS.9 (b)

Points Earned: 5

June 28, 2018
9:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Learn how to bring history to life for your students through the examination of primary sources. Using eyewitness accounts, political cartoons, photographs, newspapers, music, and more, we will create varying perspectives on key events in American and World History.

Current History & Social Science SOLs: 2.2, 2.4, 3.3, VS.1, VS.2, VS.3, VS.7, USI.3, USI.5, USI.7, USI.9, USII.1, USII3, USII.4, WHI 1.1, WG. 4

2015 History & Social Science SOLs: 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.13, 2.1, 2.3, 2.7, VS.1, VS.2(g), VS.3, VS.7, VS.9, USI.1, USI.2(d), USI.5, USI.8, USI.9, USII.1, USII.3, USII.6, USII.7, WG.2, WG.3, WG.6, WHI.1, WHI.13, WHII.1, WHII.9, WHII.10, VUS.1, VUS.2, VUS.3, VUS.4, VUS.6, VUS.7, VUS.11, VUS.13, VUS.14

Points Earned: 5


Only $55 per workshop per day.

Price includes workshop, teaching materials, and lunch.
All participants will receive resource kits for each session attended.

Discounts given for multiple workshop registration.
$50.00 per day when registering for four workshops.
We also offer school district discounts for a minimum of five teachers.

Contact Us

For more information, please contact:

Jane Jones
(757) 591-7745