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Funded by a grant from the Library of Congress, Teaching with Primary Sources, Northern Virginia (TPSNVA) serves K-12 teachers throughout Arlington, Alexandria, Fairfax and Falls Church schools as well as other Virginia school systems. TPSNVA provides free professional development programs to connect teachers to the Library's rich, digitized primary source materials and resources to help teachers design challenging, inquiry-based instruction.


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The Great Debate: Portraiture and Primary Sources

5:00pm to 8:00pm

Bring the Library of Congress to Your Classroom (3

Bring the Library of Congress to Your Classroom (3

4:30pm to 7:30pm


Upcoming Events

October 23, 2017 – The Great Debate: Portraiture and Primary Sources

October 24, 2017 – Bring the Library of Congress to Your Classroom (3

November 03, 2017 – Unlocking Primary Source Treasures at the Virginia



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Sherry Levitt, Executive Director

Cynthia Szwajkowski, Ph.D.
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Vienna, VA 22180

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