May 25, 2016
As part of its commitment to education, the 9/11 Memorial Museum invites teachers and students from across the country to participate in a live webinar to commemorate the 15th anniversary of 9/11. This webinar ,live from the 9/11 Memorial Museum, connects students and teachers from all 50 states with Museum staff and guest speakers to learn about the attacks and the importance of commemoration. The webinar will be broadcasted live on Monday, September 12, 2016 and Tuesday, September 13 at 10 a.m. (E.S.T.) and 1 p.m. (E.S.T.) IT will also be recorded and available online for classes that miss the live broadcast. Participants will be introduced to the Museum, learn about 9/11 and hear from Ada Dolce, the former principal of Leadership and Public Service High School in lower Manhattan. Ada was responsible for safely evacuating her students on 9/11 at the same time her sister, Wendy Wakeford, was at work on the 105th floor of the North Tower. Unfortunately, Wendy did not make it through. In 2005, Ada helped establish a school in Afghanistan in memory of her sister. For more information on Ada’s story, click here. Participants will be able to ask Ada questioned during the 40-minute webinar. Registration opened May 16–register here.
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