To Apply

Applicants must send three copies of the completed application

The Contested Homelands teacher workshop seeks applicants from all grade levels and all subject disciplines. The hope is to develop a community of participants ready to share and learn from each other as well as from the workshop experience itself.

A Completed application consists of the following collated items:

1. The Completed Application Cover Sheet

This application must be filled out first on-line and then printed to send in with the application package. The address for the application is
http://www.neh.gov/online/education/participants/

2. Application Essay

Perhaps the most important part of the completed application is an essay of one double spaced page. This essay should include information about your professional background and interest in the subject of the workshop; your special perspectives, skills, or experiences that would contribute to the workshop; and how the experience will enhance your teaching or school service.



3. Letter of Recommendation

Include a letter of recommendation from a principal, department head, or the head of a home schooling association in support of your application. The letter should arrive in a signed and sealed envelope. Letter should also be signed across the seal on the back.



4. A Résumé

Include a resume detailing professional experience and educational qualifications

Application information is included with this letter. Your completed application should be postmarked no later than March 1, 2012, and should be addressed as follows:



Dr. Rebecca Sánchez
MSCO5 3040
Hokona Hall 238
University of New Mexico
Albuquerque NM 87131-1231