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IllinoisCivics.org has compiled a list of press resources and recent policy milestones in support of civics education.

Instructional Coaches

In order to facilitate the implementation of legislation concerning a new middle school civics course requirement and sustain the support of the high school civics requirement, the McCormick Foundation has hired Civics Instructional Coaches to represent 10 designated areas throughout Illinois.

Service Learning Facilitators

IllinoisCivics.org recruited 28 educators representing all of Illinois’ geographic regions to participate in the Guardians of Democracy Microcredential Program with Volunteer Generation Fund support from Serve Illinois.

Anti-Racism for Parents

Although we are not born racist, our communities, our school curriculum, and our environments inform and fuel the biases and prejudices present in each of us. Each individual, each family, each school, and each community must commit to the work required of eliminating racism.

Newsletter Archives

Subscribe to the Civics is Back email newsletter for news, professional development opportunities, and teaching resources related to civics education in Illinois!

Webinar Archives

IllinoisCivics.org is committed to providing educators throughout the Land of Lincoln with timely professional development to support educators with the implementation of the civics course requirements in middle and high schools. IllinoisCivics.org has curated list of past webinar recordings supporting civics education.