Sponsored by the Ambassador John L. Loeb Institute for Religious Freedom, George Washington University, and the Ashbrook Center, Ashland University, this summer course explores historical sources and contemporary issues related to religious freedom. Intensive Seminars will be devoted to topics including religious freedom and the American founding, the free exercise clause of the Constitution, and Islamic perspectives on religious freedom. In addition to the seminar, participants will enjoy a group trip to a relevant site (such as the Smithsonian) and have the opportunity to explore Washington, D.C. on their own. The course is held on George Washington University’s Mount Vernon Campus in the beautiful Palisades neighborhood.
Lodging, breakfast and lunch will be provided. Participants will receive a $500 participation stipend to help defray the cost of transportation and dinners.
Application Deadline: March 22, 2017
This program is limited to 20 participants. Participation is based on a competitive application process. Applicants must be current K-12 school teachers, with priority given to high school teachers