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21 Feb 2006

The ANA Seeks Teachers For Coins in the Classroom Seminar

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The ANA Seeks Teachers For Coins in the Classroom Seminar 

The American Numismatic Association is accepting applications for “Coins in the Classroom,” a five-day continuing education seminar July 9-13 at Colorado College. 

By taking the course, teachers learn how to use coins in their primary and secondary classrooms to augment their curriculum in social studies, mathematics and other related disciplines. 

“The course consists of presentations, interactive discussions and workshops directed toward understanding how coins from ancient civilizations to modern times can be used to help young minds learn and grow,” said ANA Outreach Director Lane Brunner, Ph.D. “The ANA Money Museum and reference library are nationally recognized resources right here in Colorado Springs. We have displays and teacher workbooks that were produced with Colorado educational standards in mind.” 

Teachers accepted into the program receive full tuition scholarships. The ANA will work with participating teachers to secure continuing education credits from local districts; graduate credits are available through Colorado College. 

For more information and an application, contact Jane Colvard at 719-482-9869 or e-mail outreach@money.org. Applications are due March 17. 

The American Numismatic Association is a non-profit educational organization dedicated to educating and encouraging people to study and collect money and related items. With nearly 33,000 members, the Association serves the academic community, collectors and the general public with an interest in numismatics. The ANA helps all people discover and explore the world of money through its vast array of programs including its education and outreach, museum, library, publications, conventions and seminars. 

For more information about the ANA, call 719.632.2646 or visit www.MONEY.org. 

Originally Release Date: February 21, 2006
ANA Contacts: Phone: 719-482-9864
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