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Posted: September 10, 2019

9/11 Anniversary in the Schools

Sponsored by the 9/11 Memorial and Museum

Looking for a way to talk about 9/11 with students? The 9/11 Memorial and Museum is commemorating the 18th anniversary of 9/11 with a free Anniversary in the Schools webinar.

Connect with Museum staff and guest speakers to hear first-person stories about the attacks and recognize the importance of commemoration during this 35-minute program.

2019 Speakers

  • Sofia Lachapelle, a TV reporter who covered the World Trade Center attack live for Univision (presented in both English and Spanish)
  • Col. Mark Lewis, a retired U.S. Army colonel who was inside the Pentagon and helped direct evacuees and search for survivors
  • Kathy Dillaber, a Pentagon survivor and 9/11 family member whose sister, Patricia Mickley, was killed in the attack
  • Jeff Johnson, a member of FDNY Engine 74 who helped evacuate survivors from the World Trade Center
  • Frank Razzano, a D.C.-based lawyer who successfully evacuated the World Trade Center with the assistance of FDNY firefighter

The webinar is available on-demand beginning Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019, and will be interpreted in American Sign Language and captioned. An audio description will also be available. On the anniversary, Education Programs staff will answer student questions through an exclusive live chat.