Free education programs are available globally by registering online at www.connect2texas.net under George H. W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum.
There are three options for participation:
- Live Videoconference on the day of the program. Interactive participation in Q&A Session welcomed!
- Live streaming on the day of the program. Live streaming is not interactive.
- Recording available after the day of the program until the school year's end of May.
To register for either the Videoconference, live stream, or the free recording, visit www.connect2texas.net, click on Events, and then click on the red "Launch Event Filter." Here, you can select George H.W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum in the Provider list. This will show you a list of all available programs presented by our Education Department. You can select one or register for as many as you'd like!
Typically, program times are 10:30 -11:30 a.m. CT and 12:30 - 1:30 p.m. CT.
Please note the annual Reading Discovery Program and Videoconference is 10 - 11:15 a.m. on the last Thursday of January.
On Thursday, February 22, we will be hosting our annual High School Days program, and we will be featuring several fascinating presentations.
Programming covers a wide variety of learning opportunities: authentic historical programs featuring professional interpreters, literary programs featuring authors and STEAM related programs by professors.
- Thursday, January 25, 10–11 a.m.: George Bush as Top Diplomat with Barbara Bush in China from 1974 to 1976, Reading Discovery Videoconference Program and launching "China, The Diplomatic Dragon” App. Alex Tait, The Geographer of National Geographic will be the featured speaker. DL: 10:00–11:15 a.m.
- Thursday, February 15: Join Abraham Lincoln to Celebrate Presidents Day! by Dennis Boggs, DL: 10:30–11:30 a.m.; 12:30–1:30 p.m
- Thursday, February 22, 9-9:50 a.m., Dr. Arnold Krammer, Historian Emeritus, Nazi POW Camps in America
- Thursday, February 22, 10-10:50 a.m., Tom Borcher, Legal Expert on Supreme Court Cases, i.e., famous flag burning case of Johnson v. Texas.
- Thursday, February 22, 12-12:30 p.m., Neil Foote, journalist/co-director of Mayborn Literary Nonfiction Conference with Young Spurs Writing Contest.
- Thursday, February 22, 1-2 p.m., Skip Hollandsworth, award-winning Texas journalist, author, screenwriter, and executive editor for Texas Monthly magazine.
- Wednesday, May 23 and Thursday, May 24: Hank the Cowdog by John Erickson, DL: 10:30–11:30 a.m.; 12:30–1:30 p.m