We've had a few VT schools participate in this program last year or two, and the feedback has been really good.  So, dust off those Polycoms, and put them to use!

Questions can be directed toward me...

Patrick J. Clemins
Cyber Specialist, Vermont EPSCoR
Asst Research Professor, Dept of Computer Science, University of Vermont
23 Mansfield Avenue, Burlington, VT 05405-0215
Phone: (802) 448-2188 * Fax: (802) 656-2950
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Sent: Thursday, December 8, 2016 1:29 PM
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Subject: Registration for PPSP 2017 is now open!

Dear PPSP Participants and Supporters,

The National Park Service, U.S Presidential Libraries, and Museums, the Internet2 community, and cultural and historic organizations nationwide are proud to offer the annual Presidential Primary Source Project (PPSP)<>, a series of free, standards aligned, 45 minute interactive videoconferencing programs aimed at students in grades 5-12. The series will run from January - March 2016. Each program will also be live streamed and recorded for on demand viewing for free.

Free registration is open now so visit the project website for more information and to sign up today!

Here is a direct link to the program sign up form:

This year's theme is "Culture, Society, and Presidential Decision-Making." Through the use of primary source documents and interactive videoconferencing, the 2017 program series will take students on a journey through our nation's history and allow them to view a President's key decisions through the life and times of their era.


"Information, Access, and The Presidency"

The White House Historical Association, Washington, D.C.

Wednesday, January 25: 10-10:50am and 1-1:50pm CT

Grades 9-12

The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza

Wednesday, February 1: 10-10:50am and 1-1:50pm CT

Grades 6-12

The National Mall and Memorial Parks, Washington, D.C.

Wednesday, February 8: 10-10:50am and 1-1:50pm CT

Grades 6-12

"Presidential Powers with Documents from the National Archives"

The National Archives at Fort Worth, Fort Worth, TX

Tuesday, February 15: 10-10:50am and 1-1:50pm CT

Grades 5-12

"Daughters of Freedom:  Ulysses S. Grant and the Rise of the Women's Rights Movement"

Ulysses S. Grant National Historic Site, St. Louis, MO

Thursday, February 16: 10-10:50am and 1-1:50pm CT

Grades 6-12

"Bootleggers, Flappers, and Gangsters: Prohibition, the Noble Experiment"

Herbert Hoover Presidential Library, West Branch, IA

Thursday, February 23: 10-10:50am CT and 1-1:50pm CT

Grades 7-12

"Religion and the Slavery Question"

Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park, Hodgenville, KY

Thursday, March 2: 10-10:50am and 1-1:50pm CT

Grades 6-8

"Depression and Dictators: Life in No Ordinary Times"

Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum, Hyde Park, NY

Wednesday, March 8: 10-10:50am and 1-1:50pm CT

Grades 6-12

President Woodrow Wilson House, Washington, D.C.

Thursday, March 9: 10-10:50am and 1-1:50pm CT

Grades 6-12

Theodore Roosevelt Center, Dickinson, ND

Wednesday, March 15: 10-10:50am and 1-1:50pm CT

Grades 10-12

"Propaganda Posters of World War II"

Harry S. Truman Presidential Library, Independence, MO

Wednesday, March 29: 10-10:50am and 1-1:50pm CT

Grades 6-12

On behalf of the participating National Park Service, National Archives, other presidential sites and libraries, KINBER, and the entire PPSP planning team, we invite K-12 teachers and their students everywhere to join us for these exciting programs.

Best Regards,

Matt Hall

External Relations Program Manager


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