We’re thrilled to announce that 649 teachers from across the country have completed cohort I of the James Madison Legacy Project (JMLP). The JMLP is a three-year nationwide initiative designed to expand the availability and effectiveness of civics instruction through professional development with an emphasis on digital content.
The Center would like to acknowledge the generosity of the American Judges Foundation, which recently gave a grant of $3,500 to support the We the People program. Judge Catherine Shaffer, the Foundation’s President for 2016-17, expressed the AJF’s ongoing warmest wishes and sincere thanks for all the wonderful work We the People does in advancing civic education for our high school students nationwide.
The Center for Civic Education is now accepting applications for its NEH Summer Institute on Political and Constitutional Theory for Citizens/The National Academy for Civics and Government. The postmark deadline is March 1. This unique professional development event will take place July 8-29, 2017, on the campus of Occidental College in Los Angeles. Apply today!
The Center for Civic Education is pleased to announce the 5th Annual We the People National Invitational, April 28–May 2, 2017. Middle and high school classes are encouraged to sign up for this great event taking place at the National Conference Center in the Washington, D.C., area.