Vulcan Park and Museum’s Annual Teacher Symposium and Workshop is just around the corner – Wednesday, November 2. This year’s event presented by the Birmingham Bar Foundation will feature Homewood attorney, Paul DeMarco, as the keynote speaker. Complete details are below and attached. Thank you.
Paul DeMarco and Birmingham Bar Foundation to Headline Annual Teacher Symposium at Vulcan® Park and Museum
Birmingham, Ala. – Former state of Alabama representative and Homewood attorney, Paul DeMarco, will be the keynote speaker at Vulcan Park and Museum’s Annual Teacher Symposium and Workshop on Wednesday, November 2 from 9:00 am until 3:00 pm. The 2016 event is presented by the Birmingham Bar Foundation.
The 2016 agenda will appropriately focus on Civic Education and how teachers can encourage their students to be active citizens and future leaders. Practical classroom activities will be taught by members of the UAB School of Education faculty and will connect directly with the social studies standards in the College and Career Ready Standards as well as the new C3 Framework set forth by the National Council for the Social Studies.
This symposium and workshop is open to all teachers and administrators, public or private. Tickets are $50 and include lunch, materials, a guided tour of the Vulcan Center museum, and free admission to Vulcan’s observation tower and park.
“Part of the mission of the Birmingham Bar Foundation is to encourage educational efforts for the betterment of our community and for the promotion of justice,” said Debbie Smith, Birmingham Bar Foundation board president. “We are excited to have the opportunity to partner with Vulcan Park and Museum to present this important program regarding Civic Education.”
For more information or to reserve your spot at the 2016 Teacher’s Symposium and Workshop, please contact Mark Akerman, Director of Education, at 205.933.1409 x.108 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
More details and registration can also be found at visitvulcan.com.