National Museum of the Marine Corps

Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Triangle, VA


Tentative Schedule:                     

8:30 - 9:00                      Registration and refreshments

9:00 - 9:10                      Welcome from the Commission & from the National Museum of the Marine Corps

9:10 - 10:00                    National Museum of the Marine Corps

                              Commemorating WWI in the Classroom

                                         Presented by Claire Ball, Laura Hockensmith, and Gloria Sarpong

10:15 - 11:00                  National D-Day Memorial

                                         Incorporating STEM into WWII

                                         Presented by John Long and Maggie Mitchell

11:15 - 12:00                  Edith Bolling Wilson Birthplace Museum

                                        How the Wilsons and a Flock of Sheep Helped Win the War

                                         Presented by Shiloh Holley

                                         with Betsy Ely as First Lady Mrs. Wilson

12:00 - 1:30                    Lunch

                                         Museum table visits during lunch from 12:45 to 1:30 

1:30 - 2:15                      Best Practices: WWI & WWII in the classroom

                                         Presented by Michelle Cottrell-Williams, 2018 Virginia Teacher of the Year

2:25 - 3:10                      116th Infantry Regiment Foundation, Inc.

                                         Virginia at War: The 116th Infantry Regiment's Contribution

                                         Presented by Dr. Edmund Potter

3:15 - 4:00                      Virginia War Memorial

                                       Beyond the Textbook: Teaching WWI & WWII with Artifacts and Primary Documents

                                        Presented by Morgan Guyer and Jim Triesler


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