Statement from Our Director

We stand in solidarity with the Black Community. We support your calls of justice for George Floyd and all victims of racial violence and terror.

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When: Sunday, July 12 through Friday July 17, 2020
Cost: $500 for residential participants. Scholarship assistance available through the John T. Elliff Memorial Scholarship Fund. To be considered for a scholarship, please apply here in addition to completing the institute application below.
Application Deadline: March 31, 2020

What to Expect:

  • Travel: Round-trip air travel is provided through United Airlines for residential participants traveling from outside the commutable Washington, D.C. area.
  • Housing: Hotel accommodations will be arranged for residential participants traveling from outside the commutable Washington, D.C., area. Participants receiving hotel accommodations will be paired in shared rooms. Participants receiving hotel accommodations will be housed at the Willard InterContinental Hotel
  • Daily Transportation: Bus transportation will be provided between the hotel and program locations each day.
  • Meals: Lunch is provided each day for all participants. Dinner is provided for the Sunday evening opening session. Participants are responsible for all other meals.
  • Accessibility: The program is an active exploration of Washington D.C. that includes several miles of walking daily and requires use of historic steps. If you have questions or concerns about mobility and accessibility please email us
  • Certificate: Upon successful completion of the program participants will receive a certificate stating that they completed 34 contact hours.

The $500 fee supports hotel and air travel for residential participants.


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Residential Participant Application 2020

We require a Statement of Support from your supervisor (Assistant Principal, Principal, Department Head) that must be uploaded with this application. (PDF Preferred)

We recommend that you save your responses in the small chance there is an error in submitting your application.

Short Answer Questions

In complete sentences, please respond to the following short-answer questions.


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