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Anne and Ryland Brown Teacher Enrichment Fund

Endowed by Ellen and Orran Brown in honor of his parents, Anne and Ryland Brown of Forest, Virginia, the fund is a legacy to their lifelong belief in the power of education to improve an individual’s well being and that of his or her family. Read an article about Anne and Ryland Brown from the Fall 2009 issue of the Library's magazine Broadside.

Photo of Ellen and Orran Brown
Ellen and Orran Brown
Photo of Anne and Ryland Brown
Anne and Ryland Brown

Established in 2009, the goal of the Brown Teacher Enrichment Fund is to enhance knowledge and training in history and social science instruction in Virginia by providing educators with an opportunity for in-depth study and the development of teaching materials in collaboration with both teaching colleagues and members of the Library of Virginia’s professional staff.
The Anne and Ryland Brown Teacher Enrichment Fund supports two fantastic programs at the Library of Virginia:

Brown Teacher Research Fellowship

Anne and Ryland Brown Teacher Institute