Archived but not Forgotten… Presidential Websites.

President Donald J. Trump was inaugurated on Friday, January 20th, 2017 at noon. If you visited the White House website immediately following the inauguration of the 45th President, you discovered that the website for President Obama was replaced by a website highlighting the new policies of the 45th President. What happened to the Obama Administration website? … Continue reading Archived but not Forgotten… Presidential Websites.

Who’s Who at the Reagan Presidential Library: Exhibit Specialist

Today's blog is a guest post from our Intern Victoria exploring the staff in the National Archives and Records Administration office at the Reagan Presidential Library. Here at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum we have an incredible staff that brings to life all of the fun and engaging exhibits you see every year. … Continue reading Who’s Who at the Reagan Presidential Library: Exhibit Specialist

That’s a wrap! Film This! 2016 brings film industry experience to high school students

Today's post comes from Reagan Library Education Department staffer Brett Robert. This summer break while many high school students are flocking to movie theaters, chasing Pokemon, or learning the intricacies of menial labor, the Reagan Presidential Library has been hosting our annual filmmaking workshops that connect young minds with experienced teachers.  Since 2013 Film This! has brought educators … Continue reading That’s a wrap! Film This! 2016 brings film industry experience to high school students

The White House: Inside Stories from the Reagan Presidential Library Part II

Today's post comes from Reagan Library Education Department staffer Brett Robert and continues our series on items and installations from the White House on display or in our collections.  Click here for Part I and click here to see the website for the PBS documentary The White House: Inside Story. The Executive Mansion at 1600 Pennsylvania … Continue reading The White House: Inside Stories from the Reagan Presidential Library Part II

Actor Atticus Shaffer shares filmmaking lessons at the Reagan Presidential Library

Today's post comes from Reagan Library Education Department staffer Brett Robert. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1HHOZGRadh4 To register for the last available space for Film This! 2016 Filmmaking Workshop for high school students, email us at reaganeducation@nara.gov. Last summer while visiting the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library a flier for Film This! caught the eye of actor Atticus Shaffer.  While Shaffer … Continue reading Actor Atticus Shaffer shares filmmaking lessons at the Reagan Presidential Library

Presidential Firsts! Presidential Pioneers in Education?

Today's post comes from Reagan Library Education Department staffer Brett Robert Every year the Reagan Library offers the Film This! summer program for high school students.  Over the course of a week students shoot and edit original documentary films.  This year's theme for Film This is "Presidential Firsts," to register for this year's program, click … Continue reading Presidential Firsts! Presidential Pioneers in Education?

Thanks Los Angeles Unified School District

Today's post comes from Reagan Library Education Department staffer Brett Robert. Saturday June 18, 2016 we were fortunate to have a wonderful group of educators from Los Angeles Unified School District visit us at the Reagan Presidential Library.  The event featured continuing education workshops by Kieley Jackson, Coordinator of Secondary History/Social Science Education at LAUSD, and Linda … Continue reading Thanks Los Angeles Unified School District

Looking Towards the 2016 Election: Personal Crisis and Responsibility

The 2016 election is quickly approaching and the question of the age and health of some of the candidates is a topic that is in the spotlight of national discussion. During the conference "When Life Strikes the White House: Death, Scandal, Illness and the Responsibilities of a President,” hosted in-part by the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum, Karen Kiron gave a talk about President Reagan called "The Benefit of Age, if Wisdom Prevails."

Thank you Palisades Charter High School!

Today's post comes from Reagan Library Education Department staffer Brett Robert. Launching a big project like the Situation Room Experience requires not only a team of devoted professional staff, but community support as well.  We have been incredibly fortunate to have several local schools help us dial-in the simulation during our final testing this spring … Continue reading Thank you Palisades Charter High School!

Thousand Oaks High School in SRE

...your classroom could like this? Well, here at the Reagan Library, it can.  What you see pictured here is a test group for a brand new "Situation Room Experience" set to open at the Ronald Reagan and George W. Bush Presidential Libraries in September, 2016. Attending students will take on the roles of members of … Continue reading Thousand Oaks High School in SRE