April 20, 2016:
All- day Project Citizen workshop for middle school teachers. This project-based civic education program involves students in understanding public policy and learning how to effect change in their communities. The workshop will be held at Rutgers University's Busch Campus Center in Piscataway, room 174, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Lunch and materials will be provided. The workshop is FREE for NJCSS members and $10 for non-members (or use the form below to become a member). To register, send an email with your name and school to firstname.lastname@example.org
July 5-10 2016:
We the People: The Citizen and the Constitution Summer Institute for middle and high school teachers from NJ, PA, and DE, to be held at Valley Forge, PA. We the People integrates U.S. history, government and law, including the political philosophy that underlies the U.S. Constitution and Bill of Rights and their application over the course of U.S. history and today. The summer program includes lectures and discussions with historical and Constitutional scholars, lesson demonstrations and discussions with experienced classroom teacher-mentors, and a visit to Liberty Hall and the National Constitution Center. Participating teachers will receive a certificate for 30 hours of professional development, a free classroom set of materials, and a $500 stipend. Space is limited to 12 teachers from New Jersey. Interested teachers should contact Arlene Gardner at email@example.com by March 1st. Preference given to teachers from high needs school districts.
Arlene Gardner, Director
Phone: (848) 445-3413
NJ Center for Civic Education
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
640 Bartholomew Road, Suite 101-103
Piscataway, NJ 08854
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