April 20, 2016: Project Citizen Workshop
Project Citizen is a project-based civic education program that 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. To register, send an email with your name and school to firstname.lastname@example.org.
June 30, 2016: Developing Lessons on New Jersey History Workshop
Final free workshop for New Jersey teachers grades 3-12 to develop and demonstrate lessons about New Jersey history to be integrated with U.S. history or stand alone. The workshop will be held at Busch Campus Center, Rutgers University, in Piscataway, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Materials will be disseminated and lunch will be served. To register contact Arlene Gardner at email@example.com by June 15th
July 5-10 2016:
We the People: The Citizen and the Constitution 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. A five-day Summer Institute for middle and high school teachers will be held at Valley Forge, PA. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org by April 15th.
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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