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Teachers Of Government

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Presentation of the Teachers of Government program of the Riley Institute of Furman University

Presentation of the Teachers of Government program of the Riley Institute of Furman University

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  • 1. Teachers of Government The Richard W. Riley Institute Furman University Greenville, South Carolina
  • 2. Introducing . . . Your Presenters from Greenville County Schools
    • Hale Edwards
    • 7 th Grade Social Studies
    • Riverside Middle School
    • 2006 TOG Participant
    • Kati Linn
    • 8 th Grade Social Studies Riverside Middle School
    • 2007 TOG Participant
    • Penelope Boswell
    • 6 th Grade Social Studies Woodmont Middle School
    • 2007 TOG Participant
    • Tami Miller
    • ADEPT Teacher Leader
    • 8 th Grade Social Studies
    • 2005 TOG Participant
  • 3. Furman University Greenville, SC
  • 4. The Richard W. Riley Institute
    • The Richard W. Riley Institute of Government, Politics, and Public Leadership is a multi-faceted, non-partisan institute.
    • Affiliated with the Department of Political Science at Furman University.
  • 5. The Richard W. Riley Institute
    • Named for former Governor of South Carolina and United States Secretary of Education.
    • The Institute is unique in the United States in the emphasis it places on engaging students in the various arenas of politics, public policy, and public leadership.
  • 6. The Richard W. Riley Summer Institute for Teachers of Government
    • Intensive one- week program for high school and middle school teachers of Government
    Participants spend a week in Washington, DC!
  • 7. Coordinated by Furman professor, Dr. Elizabeth S. Smith 2007 Excellence in Teaching Award
  • 8.
    • Teachers meet with governmental officials,
    • politicians, non-governmental activists, and
    • members of education policy-making agencies.
    In Washington, DC . . .
  • 9.
    • Dr. Elizabeth Smith and Dr. Danielle Vinson
    • will facilitate lectures, readings, and
    • discussions to further enhance your
    • Washington experience!
  • 10.
    • The combination of intensive learning, networking, and exposure to decision makers is designed to expand useful contacts and promote effective teaching.
  • 11. This program is FREE of charge for those accepted . . .
  • 12. and operates each summer in July!
  • 13. Why should I become a Teachers of Government participant?
    • Allows teachers the opportunity to network
    • with others in their field by providing structured
    • opportunities that promote sharing ideas and best
    • practices with one another.
  • 14. Teachers of Government Advisory Council
    • Panel of selected Teachers of Government participants
    • Two-year term of service
    • Assist teachers with best practices, lesson planning, and questions about the TOG experience
    • Featured on the Riley Institute website with direct links to each advisory council member’s email
  • 15. How can I apply to become a Teachers of Government participant?
    • Visit the Teachers of Government link on the Furman website:
    • http://www.furman.edu/riley/programs/teachers.htm
    • Visit the Teachers of Government booth located _____ for more information.
  • 16. Join us for the next Teachers of Government experience!
    • July 19 – July 25, 2008
  • 17. Education is for improving the lives of others and for leaving your community and world better than you found it. MARIAN WRIGHT EDELMAN

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