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Civics/Government/Law Presenters Sought for Joint Social Studies Conference

06 May, 2013


Do you have a program or resource to share with teachers to help educate youth for engaged, responsible citizenship?  Consider presenting at the Michigan/Great Lakes Social Studies Conference to be held October 18-19 at the Ramada Lansing Hotel and Conference Center.

The Michigan Center for Civic Education is responsible for recruiting and selecting presentations that will be of interest to Civics, Government, and Law teachers, K-12. 

To access the Presenter Application Form, click here.  Contact Linda Start, Executive Director, Michigan Center for Civic Education at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with any questions.

The Michigan Center for Civic Education is partnering with the Michigan Council for Social Studies, Michigan Council on Economic Education and the Michigan Geographic Alliance.  Presentations Proposals must be submitted by May 31.


MCCE’s Resources, Programs, & Lessons

Educating for Citizenship

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Mock Trial

A Mock Trial is designed to reenact much of what might take place in a trial court.  Students take on the roles of attorneys and witnesses and compete against each other in real courtrooms in front of real judges and lawyers.

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