Join Us Jan 11-12 in Lansing for Conversations in Civic Education – How “We the Students” become “We the People”

January 3rd, 2018 by MCCE Admin

Join the Michigan Center for Civic Education Thursday, January 11 & Friday, January 12, 2018 at the Radisson Hotel in Lansing MI for an exciting 2-Day exploration of civil discourse curriculum and pedagogy – How “We the Students” become “We the People.”

Enjoy aneveningof conversation in civic education Thursday with Dinner, keynote speakers and breakout sessions. Then stay for Friday’s high school state finalsofWe the People: The Citizen and the Constitution. Featured Speakers include Paula McAvoy, Mary Beth Tinker, Tamara Shreiner and Robert Leming.

Thursday – Jan. 11

5:30 p.m. Welcome and introduction to We the People andthe JamesMadison LegacyProject

6:00 p.m.Dinner and Keynote speaker, Paula McAvoy, author ofThe Political Classroom.

7:00 p.m. Breakout sessions

8:00 p.m. A Conversation with MaryBeth Tinker

8:45 Civic Social Hour

Friday – Jan. 12

8:30 a.m. – We the People State Finals begin. Through a learning lab, explore how simulated Congressional hearings transforms students into informed civic leaders.

Cost: $75

Your registration fee secures your seat. Enjoy dinner, discussion, and a talk with Mary Beth Tinker, plus our civic ed social. Includes complementary MCCE membership.

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