Educators Open House in Washington, DC

Teachers at 2017 open houseJoin us for the 2019 Educators Open House at the National Archives on Thursday, September 12th!

DC metro area educators of all levels are invited to attend. This year’s open house will feature a special public program held in conjunction with the exhibition Rightfully Hers, celebrating the centennial of the 19th Amendment.

National Archives educators will be on hand to answer questions and share classroom resources.

Registration is appreciated.

Educators Open House Schedule

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6:00–7:00 P.M.

Explore the Rightfully Hers: American Women and the Vote exhibit and visit the Charters of Freedom: the Declaration of Independence, Constitution, and Bill of Rights.

Enjoy hors d’oeuvres while discovering resources, lesson plans, and programs for bringing primary sources from the National Archives into your classroom, including:

And learn about the National Archives Foundation’s Youth Art Competition!

7:15–8:30 P.M.

Attend the panel discussion African American Women in the Suffrage Movement and the Battle for the Vote, moderated by Scott Abbott, Social Studies Director for the District of Columbia Public Schools, and featuring, among others:

  • A’Lelia Bundles, author of On Her Own Ground: The Life and Times of Madam C. J. Walker
  • Shirley Moody-Turner, Professor of African American Studies, Pennsylvania State University
  • Elsa Barkley Brown, Professor of History and Women’s Studies, University of Maryland

Presented in celebration of the exhibition at the National Archives, Rightfully Hers.

Presented in partnership with the 2020 Women’s Vote Centennial Initiative.

Please email education@nara.gov with any questions. We hope to see you there!

This event is made possible in part by the National Archives Foundation.

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