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Civics is Back Professional Development Opportunities

January 2020

1/13 - DuPage Regional Office of Education - Current and Controversial Issue Discussions in the Classroom - The Guardians of Democracy Bronze Certified Educator Badge (Online)

1/21 - Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center - Count Me In: Schools as Critical Partners in Census 2020 (Chicago, IL)

1/23 - DuPage Regional Office of Education Administrators' Academy - Exploring the New Illinois Social Studies and Civic Requirements K-12 (Wheaton, IL)

1/24 - Professional Development Alliance - Civics in the Middle: The Illinois Social Science Standards & Civics Requirement 6-8 (Joliet, IL)

1/28 - Lake County ROE 34 - Putting Civics in the Middle: The Illinois Social Science Standards and Civics Requirement 6-8 (Grayslake, IL)

February 2020

2/6 - Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center - Informed Action: Empowering Students to Take a Stand! (Skokie, IL)

2/10 - ROE #12 - Civics Mandates & Supports for Middle & High School Levels (Robinson, IL)

2/18 - Zoom Webinar - Illinois Civics Super Tuesday and Illinois Primary Webinar (Online)

2/21 - DuPage ROE - Engaging Student Voice in Inquiry: Creating Safe Spaces in Polarized Times (Wheaton, IL)

2/27 - Rock Island County ROE - Putting Civics in the Middle: The Illinois Social Science Standards and Civics Requirement 6-8 (Moline, IL)

March 2020

3/9 - St. Clair County Regional Office of Education - Civics in the Middle: IL Social Science Standards & Civics (Belleville, IL)

3/20 - DuPage Regional Office of Education - Facing History and Ourselves: Middle School Civics and Student Agency (Wheaton, IL)

April 2020

4/6 - ROE #11 - Support for Teacher Implementation of State Civics Mandate (Charleston, IL)

4/23 - Professional Development Alliance - Building Better Rubrics to Enhance Student Learning with the IL Social Science Standards (Joliet, IL)

4/28 - DuPage Regional Office of Education Administrators' Academy - Exploring the New Illinois Social Studies and Civic Requirements K-12 (Wheaton, IL)

4/30 - Lake County ROE 34 - Creating Performance Assessment Tasks with the Illinois Social Science Standards (Grayslake, IL)

 

#CivicsInTheMiddle Conference Presentations

February 2020

2/6 - Hindsight is 20/20: Middle and High School Teacher Symposium - History/Social Studies - #CivicsINTheMiddle: The New 6-8 Grade Civics Requirement (Normal, IL)

2/6 - Hindsight is 20/20: Middle and High School Teacher Symposium - History/Social Studies - Dialogue About our Deepest Differences: Engaging Students in Current and Controversial Issue Discussions (Normal, IL)

2/25 - IDEACon - Leveraging Technology to Support the New IL Middle School Civics Mandate (Schaumburg, IL)

2/25 - IDEACon - Taking the Digital out of Citizen (Schaumburg, IL)

2/26 - IDEACon - Count Me In!: Schools as Critical Partners in Census 2020 (Schaumburg, IL)

2/28 - DuPage Social Studies Conference - Creating Performance Assessment Tasks with the Illinois Social Science Standards (Aurora, IL)

2/28 - DuPage Social Studies Conference - Implementing Civics in the Middle (Aurora, IL)

 

Other Professional Development Opportunities

December 2019

12/11 - inquirED - Using Inquiry in Social Studies (Online)

January 2020

1/15 - inquirED - Evaluating Sources, Checking Facts, and Using Evidence (Online)

1/15 - Online Impact - Illinois Civics is Back (Online)

1/15 - Online Impact - Service Learning: From Learning Civics to Action Civics (Online)

1/22 - inquirED - Integrating ELA Standards into Social Studies Instruction (Online)

1/30 - Facing History and Ourselves - Democracy at Risk: Holocaust and Human Behavior (Online)

February 2020

2/7 - ROE 17 McLean County - Hindsight is 2020: Middle and High School Teacher Symposium - History/Social Sciences (Normal, IL)

2/11 - News Literacy Project - NewsLit Camp Rockford (Rockford, IL)

2/13 - DuPage County ROE - WWI 360: Teach Like an Ace (Cantigny Park, Wheaton, IL)

March 2020

3/17 - DuPage County ROE - Medal of Honor Character Development Program for Middle School and High School (Cantigny Park, Wheaton IL)

3/18 - Online Impact - Illinois Civics is Back (Online)

3/18 - Online Impact - Service Learning: From Learning Civics to Action Civics (Online)

April 2020

4/17 - News Literacy Project - NewsLit Camp Chicago (Chicago, IL)