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 ⟶

Sign Up for Student Speech Webinar Series

Street Law is excited to announce a four-part webinar series on Tinker v. Des Moines and Mahanoy Area School District v. BL. The series includes both teacher- and student-facing webinars, and will feature guest speaker Mary Beth Tinker. The webinar series will launch March 10 and continue on March 17, March 24 and March 31. Go here to register. Read More ⟶