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Democracy Schools Network Newsletter Archives

Democracy Schools Newsletter

Members of the Illinois Democracy Schools Network may subscribe to the DSN Monthly Update for news, professional development opportunities, and teaching resources related to civic learning across the disciplines in DSN high schools.

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2023

December: Cobden HS DSN Celebration, Shawn McCusker Webinar- new date, new DSN Framework, MMOT visits Huntley, Guardians of Democracy Microcredentials

November: Civics 101 Refresher Course, Shawn McCusker Webinar, Post Convening Report, Jason Janczak Civic Leadership Award, Guardians of Democracy Courses.

October: Constitutional Democracy Project Annual Conference, DSN Mini Grants, Civics 101 Refresher Course, Book Talk with Shawn McCusker, Civics for All Recap, Guardians of Democracy Microcredentials

September: Annual Convening, DSN Mini-grants, Guardians of Democracy Microcredentials, New Democracy Schools

August: Constitutional Democracy Project PD, Mini-Grants, DSN Convening, Guardians of Democracy Microcredentials, New Democracy Schools, Renewal Schools

July; Constitutional Democracy Project Inclusive History PD, Democracy School Annual Convening, Guardians of Democracy Microcredential, Summer Reading Recommendations, Practicing Civic Learning Across the Disciplines

June: Constitutional Democracy Project Inclusive History PD, Democracy School Annual Convening, Guardians of Democracy Microcredential, Summer Reading Recommendations, Practicing Civic Learning Across the Disciplines

May: Celebrating Our Successes Webinar Recording, DSN Annual Convening Registration, Interview with Dr. Joe Kahne, Carolyn Pereira Civic Leadership Award,  Member Highlights, Guardians of Democracy Microcredentials, Civic Learning Across the Disciplines

April: Taking Informed Action with Data from the DSN, DSN Annual Convening, Carolyn Pereira Civic Leadership Award, Student Voice in Our Schools, Civic Learning Across the Disciplines, Summer Learning Opportunites, Guardians of Democracy Microcredentials

March: On Your Radar, Student Voice in the DSN, Civic Learning Across the Disciplines, Guardians of Democracy Microcredentials,

February: On Your Radar, Civic Learning Across the Disciplines, Student Voice in the DSN, Practicing Civic Learning Across the Disciplines, Civic Learning Week, Guardians of Democracy Microcredentials

January: Goals Report, Sr. Shawn Healy Civic Learning Across the Disciplines Webinar, On Your Radar, Practicing Civic Learning Across the Disciplines, Guardians of Demcoracy Microcredentials

2022

December: Goals reports, NCSS recap, Upcoming events, Civic Learning Across the Disciplines, Citizen Math update, DSN Schools Collaborate, Guardians of Democracy microcredentials

November: Preparing Our Students for the Elections, Civic Equity for Students with Disabilities, On Your Radar, Practicing Civic Learning Across the Disciplines, Guardians of Democracy Microcredentials.

October: Annual Convening Recap, On Your Radar, Practicing Civic Learning Across the Disciplines, Guardians of Democracy Microcredentials,

September: Recap of DSN Fall Convening, Citizen Math Cohort, Updates Social Science Standards, FHAO Webinar, Connecting Classrooms to Congress, Street Law Study, DSN Grants, CLAD Webinars,  Guardians of Democracy Cohorts, SCOTUS Preview, Mock Election

August: DSN Fall Convening, Welcome Grace Northern,  Welcome new Democracy Schools, Citizen Math Cohort, Renewal Democracy Schools, Growing Voters Webinar,  Tools for Medial Literacy Across Disciplines, 2022-23 Guardians of Democracy Cohorts, SCOTUS preview, Illinois Mock Elections, Meet the Advisory Council

July: DSN Annual Convening, Citizen Math Cohort, Call for Examples of Civic Learning Across Disciplines, Congratulation to M. Wilson and Curie, Guardians of Democracy Fall cohorts

June: DSN Fall Convening, Call for Examples of Civic Learning Across Disciplines, RFP Grants, Civic Learning Across Disciplines resources, Guardians of Democracy cohorts,

May: Annual Convening, CLAD, DSN Grants, Carolyn Pereira Civic Leadership Award, Seeking Advisory Council Members, Educating for Informed and Equitable Voting Cohort, Practicing Civic Learning Across the Disciplines, Guardians of Democracy Cohorts, MemberSpeak,

April: Annual Convening, CLAD Series- Sharing Our Successes, DSN Grants, Caroly Pereira Leadership Award, Join DSN Advisory Council, Practicing Civic Learning Across Disciplines, Guardians DSN Summer Cohorts, Memberspeak, Member Spotlight on Retirees

Special Edition: DSN Annual Convening

March  CLAD Database, IMEDIA Survey, Illinois Mock Election, Civic Learning Across the Disciplines Learning Opportunities, Guardians of Democracy Summer Cohorts, Informed and Equitable Voting Summer Institute, Memberspeak, Citizen Math

February: Guardians of Democracy DSN cohorts, CLAD Database, CLAD PD, Memberspeak, Member Spotlight- Civic Buddies

January: On Your Radar (PD, Students Contests and Grant Opportunities), CLAD Resources, Member Speak on Exemplary Civic Learning in 2021, Member Spotlight- Examples of Student Voice.

2021

December: On Your Radar, CLAD Webinar Series, CLAD Resources, Member Reflections on “Not Light, But Fire” Book Club Discussion, Member Spotlight- GoD Participants in Current and Controversial Issue Discussions and Informed Action through Service Learning courses.

November: On Your Radar, CLAD Webinar Series, CLAD Resources, DSN Book Discussion, Convening Feedback, Member Spotlight- Guardians of Democracy Facilitators

October: RFP proposals, CLAD Webinar Series, CLAD Resources, Remembering 9/11, Book Club, Member Speak, Member Spotlight.