George C. Marshall and World War II

“In a war unparalleled in magnitude and in horror, millions of Americans gave their country outstanding service. General of the Army George C. Marshall gave it victory.”

President Harry S. Truman, November 26, 1945

The George C. Marshall Foundation is hosting two, four-day professional development seminars for secondary school teachers during the summer of 2024 in Lexington, Virginia. The George C. Marshall Foundation Teachers Institute will focus on the practical aspects of teaching World War II. Attendees will finish the week with a portfolio of lesson plans for the 2024–2025 school year. The George C. Marshall Foundation Teachers Institute is ideal for teachers of U.S. History and World History.

The George C. Marshall Foundation is delighted to provide lodging, meals, and a $150 travel allowance for all educators. In addition, teachers who complete the four-day seminar will receive a $400 honorarium and professional development certificate. The George C. Marshall Foundation Teachers Institute will include sessions at the George C. Marshall Research Library (Lexington, VA) and other historical repositories; presentations by World War II content matter specialists; and lesson planning workshops.

Educators may attend one of two sessions: Session 1 (June 17 to 20) or Session 2 (July 8 to 11). Each session is limited to 14 teachers. Please email [email protected] with questions related to the George C. Marshall Foundation Teachers Institute. We look forward to seeing you in Lexington in 2024.

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