James Madison Legacy Project Summer Institute: July 23-27

June 1st, 2018 by MCCE Admin

Calling All Secondary School Social Studies Teachers! Register Now for the Summer Institute!

Mock Trial courtroomPlease join the Michigan Center for Civic Education for it’s 4th and final cohort of the James Madison Legacy Project designed to provide premium Michigan secondary school teacherswith a professional learning opportunity focused on theWe the People: The Citizen and the Constitution program. MCCE funded this initiative through a SEED grant.

Qualifying Michigan teachers can APPLY HERE: Cohort IV JMLP Application no later than June 11, 2018. More program information is available by opening or downloading our FAQ.

All accommodations and meals are provided, and travel is reimbursed. $100 deposit is required but returned on completion of participation.

Experience this national civics curriculum and learn how to effectively implement it in your own classroom. Transform your classroom through student simulated Congressional hearings focusing on challenges to American Constitutional Democracy in the twenty-first century.

Professional Learning and Community

Join mentor teachers and renowned guest speakers to deepen your civic scholarship and expand your craft. Previous institute speakers include Paula McAvoy, Linda Monk, and Mary Beth Tinker. This summer’s speakers to be announced.

Grow your community and network of fellow enthusiastic Michigan social studies educators!

Participant Testimonies and Data

“My classroom pedagogy is more robust and my content knowledge is sharper.”

• 97% of JMLP teachers agree that they are better equipped to teach their students about American government as a result of the program.

• 95% of JMLP teachers agree that they are better able to teach students about good citizenship.

Questions? Contact Christine Hekman (Coordinator) at christine.a.hekman@gmail.com

Get Involved with Civic Education in Michigan!