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August 23, 2004

Families of September 11 Board Member Thomas H. Rogér will speak on a panel on "Exhibits and Memorials" as part of Teaching 9-11: The Role of Media, Museums and Schools in Constructing National Memory, an event hosted by Dickinson College and the Smithsonian Museum of American History.

The event culminates in a "Best Practices in Education" award for creative 9/11-related curricula for grade schools through post-secondary education. FOS11 President MaryEllen Salamone was one of four judges for the competition.

Open to the public, the event will be held on Thursday, September 9, 2004, from 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM in the Smithsonian's Carmichael Auditorium at 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington D.C. A reception following the conference is also open to the public. Read the press release or view a schedule of events.

Also, please visit www.teaching9-11.org, which features hundreds of useful links for teachers including sample lessons plans and syllabi.