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Civics is Back Professional Development Opportunities

June 2020

6/3 - Civics in the Middle Summer Online PD - Understanding the Proven Practice of Current and Controversial Issues Discussions (Online)

6/8 - DuPage ROE - Current and Controversial Issue Discussions in the Classroom - The Guardians of Democracy Bronze Certified Educator Badge (Online)

6/10 - Civics in the Middle Summer Online PD - Understanding the Proven Practice of Simulations of Democratic Processes (Online)

6/17 - Civics in the Middle Summer Online PD - Understanding the Proven Practice of Service Learning through Informed Action (Online)

6/24 - Civics in the Middle Summer Online PD - Understanding How the Government Works - Federalism (Online)

July 2020

7/1 - Civics in the Middle Summer Online PD - Understanding How the Government Works - Limited Government (Online)

7/8 - Civics in the Middle Summer Online PD - Understanding How the Government Works - Separation of Powers, Checks and Balances (Online)

7/15 - Civics in the Middle Summer Online PD - Understanding How the Government Works - Judicial Review (Online)

7/22 - Civics in the Middle Summer Online PD - Understanding How the Government Works - Popular Sovereignity and Constitutional Republic (Online)

7/24 - Civics in the Middle Summer Face to Face PD - Putting Civics in the Middle: Teaching the 2020 Election & Beyond (Wheaton, IL)

7/27 - Civics in the Middle Summer Face to Face PD - Building Better Rubrics to Enhance Student Learning with the IL Social Science Standards (Joliet, IL)

7/28 - Civics in the Middle Summer Face to Face PD - Putting Civics in the Middle: Teaching the 2020 Election & Beyond (Joliet, IL)

7/29 - Civics in the Middle Summer Face to Face PD - Putting Civics in the Middle: Teaching the 2020 Election & Beyond (Pekin, IL)

7/29 - Civics in the Middle Summer Online PD - Teaching Civics Through History with the National Archives (Online)

7/30 - Civics in the Middle Summer Face to Face PD - Putting Civics in the Middle: Teaching the 2020 Election & Beyond (Rock Island, IL)

August 2020

8/3 - DuPage ROE - Current and Controversial Issue Discussions in the Classroom - The Guardians of Democracy Silver Distinguished Educator Badge (Online)

8/4 - Civics in the Middle Summer Face to Face PD - Putting Civics in the Middle: Teaching the 2020 Election & Beyond (Bloomington, IL)

September 2020

9/24 - ROE 11 - Putting Civics in the Middle: Teaching the 2020 Election & Beyond (Charleston, IL)

 

Other Professional Development Opportunities

April 2020

4/30 - CitizenU CARE Teaching and Learning Certificate Program - Empowering Students When Teaching Remotely (Online)

May 2020

5/7 - Facing History and Ourselves - A Conversation with Samantha Power (Online)

5/7 - News Literacy Project - What it Means to be News Literate: The Skills Students Need to Know (Online)

5/14 - News Literacy Project - Exploring the Misinformation Landscape (Online)

5/21 - News Literacy Project - Teaching Digital Verification to Spark News Literacy Learning (Online)

5/28 - News Literacy Project - Understanding Bias: A Nuanced Approach to a Vital News Literacy Topic (Online)

June 2020

6/8 - KQED Teach - Video Production for the Classroom (Online)

6/11 - Facing History and Ourselves - Teaching the Reconstruction Era (Online)

6/11 - Facing History and Ourselves - Holocaust and Human Behavior (Online)

6/11 - Facing History and Ourselves - Teaching To Kill a Mockingbird (Online)

6/15 - CIRCLE/CERG - Educating for Informed and Equitable Voting (Online)

July 2020

7/27 - KQED Teach - Analyzing and Evaluating Media for the Classroom (Online)

August 2020

8/24 - KQED Teach - Podcasting and Audio Production for the Classroom (Online)

October 2020

10/12 - KQED Teach - Graphic and Interactive Media Production for the Classroom (Online)