Please contact our Interpretive Staff by e-mail or at 202 673-2402 to request that a teacher packet be mailed to you.
Mary McLeod Bethune Council House National Historic Site is also the focus of the 135th Teaching with Historic Places Lesson Plan, titled: The Mary McLeod Bethune Council House: African American Women Unite for Change.
Did You Know?
In 1939, President Franklin D. Roosevelt appointed Mary McLeod Bethune to be Director of the Office of Negro Affairs, National Youth Administration. With this appointment, Mary McLeod Bethune became the first African American woman to head a U.S. Federal Government agency.