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Complete the application form, including:

Complete the application form, including:

  • Resume/CV
  • Sample learning experience you have planned for a K-12 classroom
  • Statement of interest including the following [less than 800 words]:
    • (A) What topics in Virginia do you believe deserve more attention in the classroom? What stories have been historically excluded and/or left out of the mainstream narrative? If possible, please connect your lesson plan example to this question.
    • (B) What is a topic that you think can be challenging in a classroom? How have you taught this/how do you want to teach this? If possible, please connect your lesson plan example to this question.
    • (C) How do you encourage civil discourse when students disagree?
    • (D) How do diversity, equity, and inclusion inform your teaching?

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Pictured: Our receptionist Cauline Yates (far right), a descendent of Sally Hemings and founding member of the the Descendants of Enslaved Communities at UVA, gives educators a tour of the Memorial to Enslaved Laborers at UVA. Photo by Peter Hedlund/Virginia Humanities

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