Sixth Annual Anne & Ryland Brown Teacher Institute
at the Library of Virginia
The Reconstruction Amendments and Their Legacy
August 3rd and 4th
Join Library of Virginia staff and guest speakers in this year’s two-day institute focusing on emancipation
and the Reconstruction Era, with special emphasis on the 13th, 14th, and 15th Amendments to the U.S. Constitution and their legacy. Teachers will explore how to use primary sources to enhance student learning in their classrooms,
learn about new digital resources available, and explore the Library of Virginia's newest exhibition
Remaking Virginia: Transformation Through Emancipation, opening July 6th, 2015.
Thanks to the generous support of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Commission we are excited to announce
some additions to this year’s institute. Registration is now open to 70 teachers, and hotel accommodations will be provided for the first 35 participants residing more than 50 miles from Richmond. In addition, coffee, snacks, and lunch will be provided for
all participants in the institute. Please check back soon for details on how to register for hotel accommodations.
You can register for the institute here: