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The Power of Place: Land and Peoples in Appalachia

Summer 2018 Opportunity for Educators to Explore Appalachia
Agee Films, in partnership with the University of North Carolina Asheville, is looking for K-12 teachers to join us for a tuition-free two-week teacher institute sponsored by the National Endowment for the Humanities. The Power of Place: Land and Peoples in Appalachia, held from July 8 to July 20 in Asheville, will explore the environmental history of the Appalachian Mountains using an interdisciplinary approach. Teachers who attend the institute will receive a $2100 stipend as well as possible CEU credit.

The Power of Place: Land and Peoples in Appalachia, will use original source materials along with film, music, art, science, literature and the mountains themselves to examine how landscapes shape culture and in turn how humans shape the land. The Power of Place: Land and Peoples in Appalachia will be open to thirty K-12 teachers.

Using the experience of Appalachia, the institute will demonstrate how environmental history pres…

2018 Spring Early Release Overview

Johnston County Public Schools is excited about the early release spring learning series! Teaching and Learning Coaches will be in contact with you soon. Until then -