Education at Sotterley

Education is one of the most important aspects of Sotterley’s mission and touches almost everything that a visitor will encounter. Whether an exhibit, a tour, field trip, or event, the education of students and visitors about Sotterley’s history and culture takes place before, during and after a visit. Sotterley’s K-12 programs are Maryland State Department of Education approved and aligned with Maryland educational standards and teaching practices.

Field Trips

Sotterley hosts STEAM education programs at its site, providing students with opportunities to learn concepts introduced in the classroom in a more exciting way, through sensory learning. Sotterley partners with the St. Mary’s County Public Schools STEAM Academy.

Our schools increasingly struggle to meet the comprehensive needs of students; each new generation faces an even more tenuous connection to knowledge. TODAY, a field trip to Sotterley is a “hands-on” day of discovery. TOMORROW our top priorities will be enhanced and expanded programs to reach more children and adult learners.”

For inquiries about Sotterley’s Field Trips or educational partnerships, please contact: education@sotterley.org

Sotterley Educational Resources

Sotterley-created lesson plans coming soon!

St. Mary's County History Day

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Sotterley Descendants

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