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Saturday November 14, 2015 from 9:30 AM to 2:30 PM CST
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Dillon II, Hinton Center
Houston Baptist University
7502 Fondren
Houston, TX 77074

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3100 Weslayan, Suite 375
Houston, TX 77027 
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Professional Development Teacher's Workshop:
"The Declaration of Independence: The Rationale of the American Revolution"

Please join us on Saturday, November 14, 2015 for a professional development teacher's workshop hosted by the American Heritage Education Foundation (AHEF), the Center for Law & Liberty at Houston Baptist University, and the HBU School of Education.

The topic of the workshop will be "The Declaration of Independence: The Rationale of the American Revolution."  Three scholars will discuss the Bible-centered debate on Revolution, the Declaration of Independence as a "social contract," the Law of Nature, and Unalienable Rights.  In addition, three teachers will present lessons and teaching strategies using The Miracle of America supplemental reference book and upcoming course guide. The program is open to educators from both public and private schools, and it will be of particular interest to History, Government, and Social Studies teachers.  Interested citizens are welcome.  

When: Saturday, November 14, 2015           
:30 am to 2:30 pm

Where:  Dillon II, Hinton Center
Houston Baptist University
7502 Fondren
Houston, Texas 77074

Attendees will receive:

  • Presentations from three scholars who will help you better understand the philosophy behind the American Revolution and the Declaration of Independence.
  • Teaching strategies will be presented by three educators.
  • An opportunity for discussion and Q & A with experts in this field.
  • A complimentary copy of The Miracle of America reference book.
  • A Certificate offered through the HBU School of Education for 3.0 credit hours of Professional Development.
  • Lunch will be provided.

Registration Fee:  $30 per person.  This program is underwritten by the American Heritage Education Foundation.  Seating is limited.

Reserve a space now by registering.  Fill out the online registration form and make your payment online or by mailing a check to AHEF, 3100 Weslayan, Suite 375, Houston, TX 77027.

A complimentary copy of The Miracle of America reference book will be available for each registrant.  Additional copies may be acquired at the event for a minimum donation of $30 (cash or check only, while supplies last).  For more information about the book, go to www.americanheritage.org.  Also, look for a new AHEF resource coming next year: The Miracle of America Teacher Course Guide!

Registration Deadline:  November 11, 2015


9:30 am     Check-In and Coffee
10:00 am   Welcome and Overview
10:15 am   Session One:  Bible-Centered Debate on Revolution
                 Presented by Dr. John Tyler, Professor of Government, HBU

10:45 am   Teaching Strategies presented by Michael Gollihugh, Educator
11:15 am   Break
11:25 am   Session Two:  Law of Nature & Nature's God, Unalienable Rights
                 Presented by Dr. Chris Hammons, Professor of Government, HBU

11:55 am   Teaching Strategies presented by Lesley Clinton, Educator
12:25 pm   Lunch/Break
1:05 pm     Session Three:  Social Contract
                 Presented by Angela Kamrath, Author of The Miracle of America, Vice-President of AHEF

1:35 pm     Teaching Strategies presented by Wendy Jones, Educator
2:05 pm     Break
2:15 pm     Questions and Answers
2:30 pm     Concluding Comments and Feedback;
                 Distribution of Professional Development Certificates & Dismissal