Nancy Palmer, Grade 5 Lead Teacher
Year Started At Trinity: 2010
Years In Education: 20
Degree Obtained: MA, University of Manchester, UK
Of Special Note: Nancy was awarded a grant through the National Endowment for the Humanities. Combined with a Trinity School Faculty Venture Grant, Nancy is spending three weeks this summer deeply immersed in the history of the Civil Rights Movement.
Program Description from NEH… “Educators selected to take part in this intensive institute will participate in lectures by scholars, interact with iconic leaders and foot soldiers of the Civil Rights Movement, travel to key sites of memory as well as sites dedicated to the preservation of civil rights history (in Birmingham, Selma, Montgomery, and Tuskegee, Alabama), and review archival film footage and other primary source documents as they develop curricular projects.”
Ms. Palmer on the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma