Eisenhower National Historic Site and Gettysburg College
Posted by Gettysburg, PA on 4/10/06

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    The Eisenhower Academy, a summer institute for teachers,
    will be held July 9 - 14, 2006 at Gettysburg College and
    Eisenhower National Historic Site in Gettysburg, PA.
    Sponsored by the National Park Service, Gettysburg
    College, and Mount St. Mary's University, the Academy
    presents an in-depth perspective of Dwight D. Eisenhower
    as president and world leader, and introduces effective
    strategies for teaching the Cold War era in the
    classroom. Lectures and discussion cover civil rights,
    the Cold War, 1950's economics, popular culture, and new
    scholarship on the Eisenhower Presidency. Field trips
    include a visit to the Eisenhowers' home. Participants
    have the opportunity to interview Eisenhower friends and
    family members, and become familiar with primary source
    documents, film, video footage, and the internet as
    research tools. Total cost, including field trips,
    special evening events, lodging and all meals is $575 for
    single occupancy. Cost for day students is $310.
    Professional education credits and graduate credits are
    available. For more information contact Eisenhower
    Academy, 250 Eisenhower Farm Lane, Gettysburg, PA 17325;
    717-338-9114 Ext. 10 (phone); john_joyce@nps.gov (e-mail);
    or www.nps.gov/eise/instit.htm (web).

Eisenhower Academy