|About Teaching American History
Defining US: The American Experience is a three-year program of professional development funded by a Teaching American History grant awarded to Fairfax County Public Schools in Fairfax, Virginia, by the United States Department of Education. This extensive program seeks to increase teacher knowledge of American history and improve the quality of instruction thereby increasing student achievement.
Teachers of American history who participate in this grant will
have the opportunity through monthly seminars and field trips to work in close
relationship with historians and university learning specialists to enhance
their content knowledge and instructional skills. For further information,
contact Alice Reilly at Alice.Reilly@fcps.edu