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2017-18 Illinois Civics Workshops

December 2017

12/1 - Illinois Civics Workshop: Free Civics Workshop (Park Ridge, IL)

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

1/17 - Illinois State Board of Education: Illinois Civics is Back Workshop (Online)

1/24 - The Proven Practices of Civic Education: Using Similations, Current and Controversial Issues Discussions (Hillside, IL)

1/29 - Macon/Piatt ROE: Using the Illinois Social Studies Standards to Engage Students in Informed Action (Decatur, IL)

February 2018

2/1 - Sangamon-Menard ROE: Civics is Back Training (Springfield, IL)

2/6 - KIDS Regional Office of Education: Information Overload–Current and Controversial Issues and News Literacy Resources for the Classroom (Grades 6-12) (Loves Park, IL)

2/12 - Rock Island County ROE: An Introduction to the IL Civics Requirement & Empowering Students through Evaluating Sources and Using Evidence (Moline, IL)

2/16 - Regional Office of Education 40: The New IL Social Studies Standards in Practice - Curriculum Design Workshop (Jerseyville, IL)

2/20 - Regional Office of Education 12: Information Overload: News Literacy Resources for the Classroom (Robinson, IL)

2/20 - Regional Office of Education 12: Game On! Using Simulations of Democratic Processes in the Classroom (Robinson, IL)

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

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

March 2018

3/6 - DuPage County ROE: Exploring the New Illinois Social studies and Civic Requirements K-12 (TBA)

3/16 - Rock Island County ROE: News Literacy Resources for the Classroom and Using Current and Controversial Issue Discussions in the Classroom (Moline, IL)

3/20 - Sangamon-Menard ROE: Civics is Back Training (Springfield, IL)

April 2018

4/9 - West 40 Professional Development: Implementing the New Illinois Social Studies Standards (Hillside, IL)

4/9 - West 40 Professional Development: An Introduction to the Illinois Civics Standards (Hillside, IL)

4/20 - KIDS Regional Office of Education: Thermometers to Thermostats–Designing Informed Action Through Service Learning (Grades K-12) (Loves Park, 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

December 2017

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

March 2018

3/20 - Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center: Diaries and Memoirs–Using Primary Sources to Teach the Holocaust (Carterville, IL)