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Orange County Regional History Center, The

Orange County Regional History Center, The

Located in the heart of downtown Orlando, the History Center offers four floors of dynamic permanent exhibits exploring 12,000 years of Central Florida history. The smart, surprising fun continues with limited-run and nationally-run traveling exhibitions scheduled throughout the year.

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Virtual Program: Ocoee Election Day Massacre

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Program Description

Recently, Florida House Bill (HB) 1213 went into effect, requiring that the 1920 Ocoee Election Day Massacre be included in instruction in African American history and historical events. 2020 marked the 100-year anniversary of the Ocoee Massacre, which remains the largest incident of voting-day violence in United States history.

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Program Detail

Program type: In-School Workshops & Classes, Online & Streaming
Artistic Discipline: Multi-discipline
Cultural Origin: Multicultural
Subject: History, Language Arts, Social Studies
Population Served Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12
Bilingual: No
Available dates:

Monday-Friday

August 15, 2022 – May 19, 2023

Available times:

As requested. Depending on the number of classes, may require multiple dates.

We recommend scheduling the virtual program over two days: one class session for the virtual tour, and one class session for the live discussion. The live discussion can be facilitated through your school’s virtual platform and can be experienced by multiple classes simultaneously depending on your scheduling needs.

Length of :Program 45 minutes per session
Space / technical requirements:

Teacher will need to access the program via Zoom or Microsoft Teams links.

Fees / Ticketing:

$100 per class

Qualifications

Performs criminal background checks on staff with youth contact: Yes
Maintains general liability insurance: Yes
Provides study guides for teachers and or students: Yes
Provide Lesson Plans: Yes
Connects to State and or Common Core Curriculum Standards: Yes
Instructors receive annual professional development training: Yes
Provides scholarship and reduced fees: Yes
Conducts ongoing assessments of program quality: Yes
Standards are customized for every classroom visit: Yes

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