Registration is open for the annual 9/11 Memorial & Museum Anniversary Digital Learning Experience.

This free, age-appropriate program presents the history and impact of the 9/11 attacks through individual stories and exclusive live chat to connect students with museum staff. An original documentary film will also be available to stream on demand.

Teaching guides and an exclusive educator preview will be available for educators in advance.

Participants of the program will hear first-hand accounts from the following speakers:

Ada Dolch

Ada Dolch was principal of the Leadership and Public Service High School, located next to the World Trade Center. On 9/11, she safely evacuated her students at the same time her sister, Wendy Wakeford, was at work on the 105th floor of the north tower.

Dr. Kerry Kelly

Dr. Kerry Kelly was the chief medical officer for the New York City Fire Department when she responded to the World Trade Center on 9/11. After 9/11, she advocated for active and retired firefighters who experienced serious medical issues.

Daniel Jost

Daniel Jost is Dr. Kelly’s husband. He was a teacher at Staten Island Technical High School on 9/11. He was responsible for supporting his students – many whose parents responded to the World Trade Center – as the attacks unfolded. Jost’s wife was also a first responder on 9/11.

Paddy McGee Sr.

Paddy McGee was a member of the New York City Police Department Emergency Service Unit. On 9/11, he was off duty when he responded to the World Trade Center after watching news of the attacks on television. McGee worked with others to save the lives of Port Authority Police Officer Will Jimeno and Sgt. John McLoughlin.

Patrick McGee Jr.

Patrick McGee became a Port Authority police officer in 2023 and wears Jimeno’s badge number.

More information can be found on the 9/11 Anniversary Digital Learning Experience registration page.