| Beverly Thurston

Beverly Thurston

Affiliation

Virginia Department of Education

Title

Coordinator of History and Social Science, International Education and Textbooks

Bio

Beverly is a specialist at the Virginia Department of Education in history, the social sciences, and international education. Beverly graduated from Lynchburg College with a B.A. in Political Science, from the London School of Economics with a M.Sc. in Comparative Politics, and a Doctorate in History from Carnegie Mellon University. Beverly was selected as a Commonwealth Intern, selected to participate in Leadership Metro Richmond, and to participate in two study seminars to Japan. She is currently a participant in the Japan Studies Leadership Program. She and Don Zeigler have led groups of teachers on numerous study seminars in the Middle East.

Selected Publications

Advisor: Virginia Studies, an online course for teachers, developed by the Virginia Department of Education in collaboration with George Mason University and Prince William County Public Schools, 2008-2009

Consultant: Virginia Ventures, a Virginia Geographic Alliance ten-day teacher program of travel through Virginia, summer 2008

Advisor: Virginia Studies, a web site for teachers, developed by the Virginia Department of Education in collaboration with Prince William County Public Schools, 2003

Advisor: Virginia in the World map and lesson plans, a Virginia Geographic Alliance project that included grant funding from the Virginia Department of Education, 1989, revised

Advisor: An Atlas of Virginia, a Virginia Geographic Alliance project that included grant funding from the Virginia Department of Education, 1989, revised

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