J. L. BELL is a Massachusetts writer who specializes in (among other things) the start of the American Revolution in and around Boston. He is particularly interested in the experiences of children in 1765-75. He has published scholarly papers and popular articles for both children and adults. He was consultant for an episode of History Detectives, and contributed to a display at Minute Man National Historic Park.

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Wednesday, November 29, 2006

Williamsburg Travel Grants for Teachers

The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History is funding small grants for high-school teachers to attend the joint conference of the Society of Early Americanists and the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture in Williamsburg, Virginia, in 7-10 June 2007.

The SEA's announcement says:

These mini-grants are available on a first-come, first-served basis, subject to the following criteria: 10 grants of $300 each will be available to high school teachers, with preference given to applicants who live outside the northeastern seaboard area and who receive little or no funding from their institutions. For more information and grant application forms (PDFs), please visit the SEA's website.

(Please note that we are looking into the possibility of offering in-service credits for teachers who attend this conference.)

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