Nancy Hayward’s Portfolio

Nancy Hayward developed the following programs, lesson plans, regional workshops, educational events, and teacher resources while Director of Education Outreach at George Washington’s Mount Vernon. Find out what colleagues, associates, and teachers say about her work.

DISTANCE-LEARNING PROGRAMS

Primarily George

Click on the image to learn more about the program, moderated by Hayward, which features educators from Mount Vernon, the National Archives, the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History, and the Massachusetts Historical Society discussing teaching history through primary source material.

National Distance Learning

Between 2006 and 2014, Mount Vernon, in partnership with the Fairfax Network, produced 19 national distance learning broadcasts for students and teachers, (grades 3-16). Nancy served as the co-producer of each program and writer (15 programs) of the broadcasts. To date, the estimated audience is 50 million. Visit the archives to see titles and view short clips.

These programs featured top historians including David McCullough, Joseph Ellis, Carol Berkin, Cokie Roberts, Fred Anderson, Edward Lengel, Philip Morgan, Peter Henriques, Stuart Leibiger, William Fowler, Andrew O’Shaughnessy and Pulitzer-prize winning composer, Roger Reynolds.

Sample Broadcast: Primarily George

Meet People from the Past

Bring Mount Vernon into your classroom with these videos of people from George Washington's world. See how he is viewed through the eyes of his family, friends, fellow revolutionaries and slaves.

Click on the image to see videos of people from George Washington’s world.

Nancy Hayward developed the People from the Past program to show how George Washington was viewed through the eyes of his family, friends, fellow revolutionaries and slaves.

gwLESSON PLANS & WRITING SAMPLES

REGIONAL WORKSHOPS

adventuresSTUDENT FIELD TRIPS

Nancy Hayward developed eight different interactive student field trips. Check out the Adventures in Learning brochure.

Educational EventsEDUCATIONAL EVENTS

During her tenure as Director of Education, Nancy traveled extensively conducting Teacher Institutes and other events around the country.

 

Teacher ResourcesTEACHER RESOURCES

Nancy developed many of the teacher resources featured on this page to support those who are our partners in educating and inspiring future generations.

PROFESSIONAL RECOMMENDATIONS

Teachers and colleagues who have worked with Nancy over the years speak directly to the skills and passion she brings to her work.

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