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Civics is Back Professional Development Opportunities

February 2020

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)

May 2020

5/5 -DuPage ROE - Thermometers to Thermostats: Designing Informed Action through Service Learning (Wheaton, IL)

 

Illinois Civics Summer Workshops

June 2020

6/11-12 - Joliet Professional Development Alliance (Joliet, IL)

6/15-16 - Eastern Illinois University (Charleston, IL)

6/18-19 - DuPage Regional Office of Education (Wheaton, IL)

6/25-26 - Regional Office of Education #17 (Bloomington, IL)

6/29-30 - Rock Island Regional Office of Education (Monline, IL)

 

#CivicsInTheMiddle Conference Presentations

February 2020

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

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)