Explore the nation’s capital as President Lincoln would have known it during the Civil War. The Catherine B. Reynolds Foundation Civil War Washington week-look summer teacher program is for 3rd- through 12th-grade teachers.
Looking to bring your students to see where history happened or to see a performance? Looking for a professional community of dedicated teachers?
Learn about monuments and memorials in the nation’s capital and examine how we remember the Civil War in this week-long summer teacher program for 3rd- through 12th-grade teachers.
Bring your students to see where history was made and learn about Abraham Lincoln’s assassination and its lasting impact on our nation.
No matter where you are, you can learn about President Lincoln’s assassination and Civil War Washington through our distance-learning programs.
We offer teachers the chance to see our mainstage performances for free, plus a workshop to learn strategies for bringing a show’s concepts into your classroom.
Bring your students to see a performance on our historic stage and examine the American experience through live theatre.
Up to 20 classes in the D.C.-metro area participate in the local festival, with five school visits from a Teaching Artist and a performance on the Ford’s stage.
Through this unique program, students will learn one of President Abraham Lincoln's historical speeches, the fundamentals of performance and public speaking skills. At the end of this project, your class is invited to create a video of the speech they learned to showcase their performance skills.
Join this national cohort of 5th- through 8th-grade teachers in this multi-year professional development program designed to help integrate public speaking and performance skills into your classroom.