Educator Workshop: The Not So Underground Underground Railroad

Underground Railroad History Project of the Capital Region, Inc.
Friday, April 8, 2011 from 8:30 to 3 pm 
Rensselaer County Historical Society, 57 Second Street, Troy, NY

This interactive diversity workshop is designed to provide valuable information and resources to all participants that can be used in classrooms for students of all ages.  It includes presentations, discussion, a walking tour, hand-outs, refreshments and lunch.  Presenters:  Charles Reitz, PhD – Douglass, Marx, Greeley, and the German 48ers;Alan Singer, PhD – Abolitionists and Slavery in New York; G.E. Washington – Intersection of Art, History and Student Empowerment; and Kathryn Sheehan – Rensselaer County Historian.  This workshop qualifies for (6) PD hours through the Greater Capital Region Teacher Center.

$30, register by April 1
*Additional conference workshops and cultural performances will be held Friday evening (4/8), Saturday (4/9), and Sunday (4/10).

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