Peopling the American Past
Teaching American History Grant
A partnershiop of Clarke, Culpeper, Fauquier. Frederick, Manassas City,
Orange, and Winchester School Districts, and George Mason University
School District: _____________________________ School
Current teaching assignment and grade level(s):
Years teaching American history: ________________________________________________
Educational background (degrees, college courses, special
Educational background in American history: ______________________________________
Work Phone: _______________ Fax: ____________________
Home Address: ______________________________________________________________
City: _____________________________ State: ___________
Zip code: ________________
Please respond to the following:
1. Why do you want to participate in this grant program?
2. As a result of your participation in the grant. what
do you hope to accomplish?
3. Name two or three specific topics in American history
that you would like to learn more about.
4. Would you like to be considered to be a Master Teacher?
I understand that my participation in this program will
require me to attend and participate in all Teaching American History
activities; read and respond in writing to assigned books, articles,
and workshops; participate in evaluating data gathering; as well as
to create and teach two lesson plans and an extensive curriculum unit
using expanded content knowledge, particularly primary sources, incorporating
SOLs and engaging teaching strategies.
I support the participation of __________________________________
in Peopling the American Past, a Teaching American History
grant program. I acknowledge that this program will require absences
from the applicant's teaching assignment, and that funds for a substitute
will be provided by the grant.
Please complete and mail this application by February
13, 2004 to Elly Greene. TAH Project Director, 4400 University
Drive, MS 1E7, Fairfax, Virginia 22030-4444.
For more information or with questions, contact
Elly Greene, by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
or by phone at (703) 993-1721.