Professional Development

Valley Forge is a great resource to load up your teacher's toolbox with all sorts of ideas, techniques, and institutional knowledge. Joins us in a workshop to help bring Valley Forge into your classroom!

Summer Teachers Institute: A Rising Sun (joint program with Independence NHP)

  • Dates: August 15-19, 2016
  • Cost: $100
  • Location: Valley Forge and Independence Historical Parks
In this teacher workshop we will provide primary resources to help you teach from the Revolutionary War to the New Nation. The voices of soldiers, framers, and politicians during this period will bring this history to your students. The main focus will be the development of the U.S. Constitution. We will learn why, in 1787, Dr. Benjamin Rush said, "The American War is over but this is far from the case with the American revolution. On the contrary, nothing but the first act of the great drama is closed..."

For more information and an application, download the flier.

To register contact Education Program Manager Jeffrey Collins.

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Mailing Address:

1400 North Outer Line Drive
King of Prussia, PA 19406


(610) 783-1000

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