Registration Is Open for the 2021 Anniversary in the Schools Program

A row of students, cast in a blue light from a presentation, pay close attention during the Anniversary in Schools Webinar.
Photo by Jin S. Lee

Registration for the 2021 Anniversary in the Schools program is now open. Commemorate the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks with students and teachers from around the world in this free, age-appropriate program.

Experience a film highlighting first-person accounts of the 9/11 attacks and their aftermath and connect with Museum staff in real-time through an interactive live chat for an in-depth understanding of the events of the day and the onoing repercussions of 9/11. A preview of the program is now available.

This year’s speakers include: 

  • Carlton Shelley II, a West Point graduate who was a student in the elementary school where President George W. Bush was told about the 9/11 attacks
  • Will Jimeno, a retired Port Authority police officer who was rescued from the debris pile hours after surviving the collapse of the Twin Towers
  • Bill Spade, a retired FDNY firefighter who responded to the World Trade Center on 9/11, and his son, John Spade, a graduate of the 9/11 Museum Ambassador program and Museum volunteer
  • Brielle Saracini and Cait Leavey, who both lost their fathers on 9/11 and became lifelong friends while volunteering with an organization dedicated to supporting those who lost loved ones on September 11

The program will be available on-demand beginning Friday, September 10, 2021. The webinar will be interpreted in American Sign Language, captioned, and can be played with Spanish subtitles. An audio description will also be available. 

This webinar was made possible in partnership with the New York Life Foundation.

By 9/11 Memorial Museum Staff

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