Sent on Behalf of Glenville State University
Glenville is hosting a free workshop for teachers! Please see all the details below. Space is very limited.
October 28, 2022
Presentation by Jason Gum highlighting Glenville State University’s WV Veterans Oral History Collection. Presentations by members of Glenville State University’s Social Science department on teaching with primary sources in various fields such as US history, WV history, Appalachian history, civics, African-American history, and geography.
Screening of Harriet Tubman: Visions of Freedom, followed by a roundtable discussion of the film.
October 29, 2022
Dr. Francene Kirk, Director of the West Virginia Folklife Center will present her curriculum unit on creating historical plausible characters. A continuation of the presentations by members of Glenville State University’s Social Science department on teaching with primary sources.
The WVU Department of History received a grant from Library of Congress Teaching with Primary Sources Eastern Region Program, coordinated by Waynesburg University. Grant funds will cover:
· One–two nights accommodation in Glenville or the surrounding area for participants traveling further than 15 miles to campus
· Up to $100 travel allowance (mileage reimbursement or rental car) for participants traveling further than 15 miles
· Participants who incorporate Library of Congress resources into their curriculum will be eligible to apply for one of four available awards of $300 to be distributed in February 2023.
· The grant will fund registration for the National History Day contest for eight NHD students who incorporate Library of Congress resources into their research
Registration: There is funding for 12 teachers to participate in the October 28-29, 2022 workshop. Please register by completing this survey:
These workshops are sponsored in part by the Library of Congress Teaching with Primary Sources Eastern Region Program, coordinated by Waynesburg University.
Dustin Lambert, M.Ed.
Middle Schools & Social Studies 6-12
West Virginia Nonpublic Schools & Homeschool
Division of Academic Achievement and Support
Office of Teaching and Learning
Building 6, Room 500
1900 Kanawha Boulevard, East
Charleston, WV 25305-0330
833.627.2833 Toll Free