Moton Museum Teacher Institute (MMTI)

Moton Museum Teacher Institute

Are you a history, civics, or government classroom teacher that wants additional support to teach about the Civil Rights Era? Participate in the 2024 Moton Museum Teacher Institute!

The Moton Museum is excited to share that we are hosting our 4th Moton Museum Teacher Institute starting June 26th to June 28th. This three day immersive experience invites educators to investigate the role of judicial review throughout America’s history, Jim Crow Recreation for Black Americans, primary resource analysis techniques, and Moton Museum history. We are thrilled to be partnering with the John Marshall House and to be returning to Twin Lakes State Park. Teachers will have two weeks to finish all deliverables for a suggested 60 recertification points.

Dates: June 26-28th, 2024 at the Moton Museum

Cost: $20

Moton is offering three mandatory onsite days with two weeks to complete the online Canvas portion. Teachers will have food and lodging covered for these three days. We want the experience to be as equitable as possible. Teachers will receive a $250 stipend upon successful course completion. This stipend will refund the $20 registration fee.

The course is based on the Moton Museum’s permanent exhibition, ‘Moton School Story: Children of Courage.’ Teachers will engage with recorded lectures, review Civil Rights, Massive Resistance, and Desegregation histories, and create potential programming for their classroom. The class will cover Moton Museum history along with providing primary source analysis tools and research techniques.

Learning Objectives:

  • Incorporate the Moton School Story into their classrooms
  • Learn new primary source analysis techniques by utilizing Moton Museum graphic organizers
  • Examine and apply pedagogical tools for historical critical thinking about the Civil Rights Movement
  • Expand teacher understanding of Judicial Review and Jim Crow Era conditions
  • Incorporate literary techniques to further student comprehension
  • Evaluate Moton Museum educational programming

MMTI Guest Facilitators: 

For More Information Contact:

Leah Brown
Associate Director for Education & Collections
[email protected]
434.315.8775 (ext. 2)

Registration opens April 8th, 2024

Course Dates June 26-28, 2024:

Admission for the course is rolling, but there are only 20 spots available.

You must attend all three onsite days to be able to participate in MMTI 2024. Certificates of completion with suggested recertification points will be awarded upon course completion. The online portion of the course will use the Canvas learning platform. Details for this along with other educational materials will be provided upon registration for the course.

REGISTER HERE – registration opens April 8th, 2024

Sponsored by funding from the Jessie Ball duPont Fund.

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