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2021 Moton Museum Children of Courage Teacher Institute (Virtual)

June 28, 2021 @ 9:00 am - July 2, 2021 @ 12:30 pm

Do you want to be a citizen leader? Join us in learning more about civil rights in education in Farmville, Virginia.

In this virtual class, teachers will engage with both live and recorded lectures, while reviewing Civil Rights, Massive Resistance, and Desegregation histories. We follow the Virginia Licensure Renewal Manual and suggest 60 recertification points for this class. The Teacher’s Institute (T.I.) is geared towards K-12 educators.

Learning Objectives: 

  • Review Civil Rights, massive resistance, and desegregation histories
  • Understand Moton Museum background and significance
  • Learn additional classroom techniques including primary source analysis and research skills

Moton Teacher Institute Guest Facilitators: 

  • Dr. Larissa Smith, Moton Resident Scholar & Professor of History, Longwood University
  • Dr. J. Michael Utzinger, Moton Resident Scholar & Elliott Professor of Religion, Hampden-Sydney College
  • Dr. Brian Daugherity, Associate Professor of History, Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Jonathan Page, Director of Multicultural Affairs & Title VI Coordinator, Longwood University

For More Information Contact:

Leah Brown
Assistant Director for Education
[email protected]
434.315.8775 (ext. 2)

Course Dates: June 28 – July 2nd 

Admissions to the class are rolling.

You must fully participate in all aspects of the class and successfully complete a final project in order to complete course requirements and receive a certificate of completion. The class is online and uses the Canvas learning platform. Details for this along with other educational materials will be provided upon registration for the course.

Tuition for Course: FREE* 



Sponsored by funding from the Institute of Museum & Library Services (IMLS). 


Institute of Museum and Library Services



June 28, 2021 @ 9:00 am
July 2, 2021 @ 12:30 pm


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