Associate Director of Civil War Institute participates in Free School panel discussion

Associate Director of the Civil War Institute Jill Ogline Titus was mentioned in an article for the Times Dispatch for her involvement in a panel discussion about experiential educational movements. This event coincided with the 50th anniversary of the Prince Edward Free School movement.

From the Times Dispatch:

At the Moton Museum, a panel moderated by Larissa Smith Fergeson, associate professor of history at Longwood, will discuss “50 Years after the Free Schools and Griffin: Recent Scholarship.”

Panelists include Candace Epps-Robertson, assistant professor at Michigan State University, who is researching literacy education in the Free School; Brian E. Lee, doctoral student at the University of North Carolina-Greensboro researching the role of the Kennedy administration in restoring public education to Prince Edward; and Jill Ogline Titus, associate director of the Civil War Institute at Gettysburg College.


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