Upcoming FREE Professional Development Programs for Teachers

Center for the Liberal Arts
presents the following Professional Development Programs for Teachers

Fall 2018 Programs are available for FREE to Virginia K-12 Teachers

Coffee, pastries, and lunch are provided free for all participants. Participants will also receive a certificate indicating completion of at least four-and-a-half hours of professional development.


History workshop on American Migrations

January 25, 2019
SUNY Albany

Joint program with Teaching Tolerance on teaching the history of race in the US

March 23rd, 2019
University of Richmond
On March 23, 2019 the University of Virginia’s Center for the Liberal Arts and Teaching Tolerance will offer a follow-up to last year’s program on Teaching the History of Race in America: the event will be free to all K-12 teachers, will be held at the University of Richmond, and will include participants from Teaching Tolerance, UVA’s Carter Woodson Institute, and historian Edward Ayers. More details to follow soon. For an account of last year’s program, see https://news.virginia.edu/content/uva-program-arms-k-12-teachers-resources-slavery-and-racism This year’s presentations will focus on classroom uses of Teaching Hard History, The Illusion of Progress, and American Panorama. Both those who attended last year’s program and those who didn’t are welcome!

Program for foreign language teachers, on interdisciplinary approaches to teaching Spanish

April 27th, 2019
University of Lynchburg

  • Registration will begin February 1, 2019

Thomas Jefferson and Community Life at Monticello

April 27th, 2019

  • For more information on this program see (PDF)
  • Registration will begin February 1, 2019