A second Medal of Honor training session, designed for 40 local educators, will be held on August 26, 2010. To attend, please click here to register. To view a map of the training location, please click here.
To read about the Medal of Honor Curriculum in the Huntsville Times, please click here.
Under a grant received from the General Electric Foundation in 2007, the Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation has been working with the Erie and Wattsburg Area School Districts in Pennsylvania and a group of 25 educators for more than two years to establish Medal of Honor-related lesson plans drawing upon the ideals of courage, sacrifice and selflessness embodied in the Medal of Honor, and their application in daily life to promote character development and better citizenship. A prototype kit was rolled out in these districts on September 28, 2009. The Foundation's best-selling book, Medal of Honor: Portraits of Valor Beyond the Call of Duty and the "living history" videos and other research material are being used in support of the program, which has potential nationwide application.
In December 2009, a second grant was secured by the Medal of Honor Foundation from the T. Boone Pickens Foundation to bring this educational tool to the Huntsville and Madison County School Districts. The objective during the months ahead will be to further refine the lesson plans and collect metrics from the field by surveying both the educators and students who are participating in the program. The educators who designed this curriculum conducted the first training session sponsored by the Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation for Huntsville City, Madison County and Madison City teachers on February 23, 2010.
A second training session, designed for 40 local educators, will be held on August 26, 2010. To attend, please click here to register. To view a map of the training location, please click here.