Jefferson County educator studies at Library of Congress

Pam Coomer, library media specialist at Fairdale High School (Jefferson County), was selected from a pool of more than 300 applicants to participate in the Library of Congress Teaching with Primary Sources Summer Teacher Institute.

By |2016-07-01T11:15:17-04:00July 14, 2016|

Jefferson teacher awarded grant for Library of Congress Institute

Pam Coomer, a library media specialist at Fairdale High School (Jefferson County), has been named a 2016 Fund for Teachers (FFT) Fellow. With her $3,200 FFT grant, Coomer – the only recipient from Kentucky – will participate in the Library of Congress Summer Teacher Institute to deepen her knowledge of primary sources and connect students with historical artifacts that inspire [...]

By |2016-05-25T16:03:42-04:00May 26, 2016|

Library of Congress offers summer institutes

Teachers are invited to apply for the Library of Congress Summer Teacher Institutes, a series of week-long professional development opportunities this summer in Washington, D.C. During the week, participants will draw from sources in the library’s collections to design and refine a primary source activity to use with their students. In the following school year, they are expected to implement [...]

By |2015-02-04T13:53:37-05:00February 5, 2015|
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