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2017-18 Illinois Civics Workshops

October 2017

10/18 - Boone/Winnebago/McHenry County Regional Office of Education: From Paper to Practice: Implementing the New Illinois Social Studies Standards (K-12) (Loves Park, IL)

10/19 - Lake County Office of Education: Designing Questions for Inquiry to Implement the Illinois Social Science High School Standards (Grayslake, IL)

10/20 - Bureau, Henry and Stark County ROE: Civics is Back - Teaching Your Students to be Responsible Citizens (Atkinson, IL)

10/26 - DuPage Regional Office of Education: Empowering Students through Evaluating Sources and Using Evidence (Addison, IL)

10/27 - Rock Island Regional Office of Education: Implementing the New Illinois Social Science Standards (Moline, IL)
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November 2017

11/1 - ROE 40: From Paper to Practice: Implementing New Illinois Social Studies Standards (Carlinville, IL)

11/1 - ROE 40: Thermometers to Thermostats: Designing Informed Action through Service Learning (Carlinville, IL)

11/2 - Sangamon-Menard Regional Office of Education: Social Studies Standards Overview (Springfield, IL)

11/6 - Implementing the New Illinois Social Studies Standards (Hillside, IL)

11/6 - Designing Questions for Inquiry (Hillside, IL)

11/9 - Professional Development Alliance: Social Sciences: Designing Questions for Inquiry & Empowering Students through Evaluating Sources & Using Evidence (Joliet, IL)

11/30 - ROE 17: News Literacy: Students as Consumers and Producers of Information (Bloomington, IL)

December 2017

12/5 - Professional Development Alliance: The New Illinois Social Science Standards in Practice - Curriculum Design Workshop (Joliet, IL)

12/11 - North Cook Intermediate Service Center: Exploring the New Social Science Standards and Civic Requirement (Des Plaines, IL)

January 2018

1/24 - Using Current and Controversial Issue Discussions in the Classroom (Hillside, IL)

1/24 - Using Simulations of Democratic Processes in the Classroom (Hillside, IL)

February 2018

2/28 - Empowering Students through Evaluating Sources and Using Evidence (Hillside, IL)

2/28 - News Literacy Resources for the Classroom (Hillside, IL)

Can't attend a regional training? Our Lead Teacher Mentor, Mary Ellen Daneels, is organizing professional development sessions that can be scheduled at your convenience. Download this list of workshops and instructions for scheduling.

More Professional Development Opportunities

October 2017

10/4-11/14 - ISU Center for Educational Initiatives: Illinois Civics is Back Workshop (Online)

10/5-10/6 - Illinois Historic Preservation Division: 2017 Conference on Illinois History (Springfield, IL)

10/6 - Regional Office of Education 30: Annual Teacher's Institute (Carbondale, IL)

10/7/17 and 2/10/18 - American Bar Association: Constitutional Institutes for Teachers: The Fourteenth Amendment (Chicago, IL)

10/12 - News Literacy Project: Using News Literacy to Drive Civic Engagement (Online)

10/13 - Illinois Council for the Social Studies: Fall Conference 2017 (Palatine, IL)

10/14 - Chicago History Museum: History Fair Methods Boot Camp (Chicago, IL)

10/17 - Stony Brook University Center for News Literacy: An Introduction and Application Seminar on News Literacy (Lebanon, IL)

10/19 - Facing History: Race and Science: Teaching the Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks (Chicago, IL)

10/20 - CRFC: 28th Annual Conference for Teachers in Civics, Law and Government (Itasca, IL)

10/27 - Stony Brook University Center for News Literacy: An Introduction and Application Seminar on News Literacy (Cicero, IL)

10/30 - Chicago History Museum: We Are Citizens, Too! Civic Engagement for Young Learners (Cicero, IL)

November 2017

11/3 - Eastern Illinois University: History and Social Studies Teachers Conference (Charleston, IL)

11/6 - Chicago History Museum: Conflict and Compromise: Civic Action in History (Chicago, IL)

11/8 - Center for Prevention Research and Development: Engaging Youth for Positive Change Workshop (Naperville, IL)

11/18 - Chicago History Museum: History Fair Methods Boot Camp (Chicago, IL)

December 2017

12/22 - REGISTRATION DEADLINE - Lake Forest College Civics and the American Founding Program: Spring Semester Course - Liberty (Lake Forest, IL)