For Immediate Release — September 26, 2018 | HQ
ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA — September 26, 2018 — National History Day selected two Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) teachers for its Legacies of World War I program.
Mrs. Juliet Ramos a teacher from DoDEA Europe’s West District in Brussels, Belgium and Mr. Tim Proskauer, a teacher from DoDEA America’s Ramey Unit School in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico are two of 114 teachers selected. Each of the 57 National History Day affiliates could choose two teachers for this honor.
As part of the program, the teachers will receive free tuition, graduate credits, and materials for the online program. They will also participate in webinars and discussions while learning about World War I with teachers from around the world.
This program is part of an educational partnership with the WWI Commission, the Gilder
Lehrman Institute of American History, National History Day, and the National World War I Museum and Memorial. This new educational partnership will educate both teachers and school students about World War I through a series of more than 100 teaching events nationwide. To learn more about the U.S. World War I Centennial Commission, visit www.ww1cc.org.
National History Day is a non-profit organization based in College Park, Maryland that seeks to improve the teaching and learning of history.
DoDEA plans, directs, coordinates, and manages Pre-Kindergarten through 12th grade education programs for school-aged children of Department of Defense personnel who would otherwise not have access to a high-quality public education. DoDEA schools are located in Europe, the Pacific, Western Asia, the Middle East, Cuba, the United States, Guam, and Puerto Rico. DoDEA also provides support and resources to Local Educational Activities throughout the U.S. that serve children of military families.