C-SPAN’s Teacher Fellowship Program

C-SPAN will be offering its Teacher Fellowship Program virtually this summer. We are interested in finding middle and high school educators to work remotely with the C-SPAN Education Team to develop new and innovative ways of incorporating C-SPAN content into classrooms. C-SPAN will select up to 5 fellows. Each fellow will:
-Work remotely with the team from July 5 – July 30 to create new educational resources
-Develop content using C-SPAN programs that will be hosted on the C-SPAN Classroom or StudentCam websites
-Participate in C-SPAN’s Virtual Summer Educators’ Conferences (Dates to be determined.)
-Receive a stipend of $1,000 for their time, work, and participation in the program
Please complete the application and submit your resume to educate@c-span.org by Friday, May 7, 2021. Finalists will be notified by May 21, 2021, and will be asked to submit a one-page outline of a project they would like to develop and participate in a Zoom interview with C-SPAN’s Education team. Fellowship recipients will be notified by June 4, 2021. Read More ⟶

Roundup of 2021 Summer Programs for Teachers

Center for Civic Education The Center for Civic Education will be offering the Presidential Academy for teachers and the Congressional Academy for high-need students online from July 5 through July 23, 2021. In these free programs, teams of teachers and students will enjoy quality academic engagement with scholars, mentor teachers, and their peers from across Read More ⟶

Apply for the Civic Conversations Virtual Summer Institute

In community with other educators and expert non-profit partners, explore how community dialogue can be applied to civic issues in multidisciplinary classroom settings. In six half-day sessions with one-on-one coaching and support, you’ll develop a dialogue-based lesson plan for use in your classroom, learn how to create conditions for productive and community-building dialogue, practice your Read More ⟶

Apply for Bill of Rights Institute’s Teacher Council

Are you interested in expanding your impact in the history and civics community? Do you love your work as a history and civics educator and want to share your experience to greater influence the national dialogue? Are you interested in cultivating a community of master educators in the field? The Bill of Rights Institute is Read More ⟶

Sign Up for Leadership Summit on Civic Education

We the People: A Leadership Summit on Civic Education is a webinar on the present and future of civic education with speakers from leading civic education organizations. Speakers from iCivics, the Constitutional Rights Foundation, Facing History and Ourselves, the National Constitution Center, the Bill of Rights Institute, and Generation Citizen will explore the challenges facing Read More ⟶

New SCOTUS in the Classroom Case Announced

Street Law is excited to announce its Spring SCOTUS in the Classroom case: Mahanoy Area School District v. B.L. This high-interest case deals with the application of the 1969 decision in Tinker v. Des Moines to off-campus student speech and social media. The case presents an opportunity to teach about the limits of free speech Read More ⟶

New Distance Learning Programs Available

Two Civics Renewal Network partners have new distance learning resources available. For a complete list of resources, go here. The Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate: The Kennedy Institute introduces Pathways to Environmental Justice, an exciting new virtual field trip for elementary and middle school students. In this one-hour session, students in Read More ⟶

Apply for Mount Vernon’s Teacher Fellowships

Help Mount Vernon create timely and needed civic learning resources for classrooms nationwide as part of a cohort of five Teacher Fellows this summer. Fellows will work together, with Mount Vernon staff, to design a slate of inclusive resources for multiple grade levels and differentiated learning styles. Successful applicants will demonstrate their achievement in collaborative curriculum development and provide their ideas about activities that integrate George Washington’s biography, leadership, and complex legacies for today’s classroom. Fellows are each awarded a $3000 stipend and round-trip travel to and from Mount Vernon in July. Housing and breakfast will be provided. Deadline is March 22. Go here to learn more. Read More ⟶