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Civics is Back Professional Development Opportunities

October 2019

10/24 - DuPage Regional Office of Education - Building Better Rubrics to Enhance Student Learning with the Illinois Social Science Standards (Wheaton, IL)

10/25 - Professional Development Alliance - Creating Performance Assessment Tasks with IL Social Science Standards (Joliet, IL)

November 2019

11/15 - DuPage Regional Office of Education - Putting Civics in the Middle (Wheaton, IL)

January 2020

1/13 - DuPage Regional Office of Education - Current and Controversial Issue Discussions in the Classroom - The Guardians of Democracy Bronze Certified Educator Badge (Online)

1/23 - DuPage Regional Office of Education - Exploring the New Illinois Social Studies and Civic Requirements K-12 (Wheaton, IL)

1/24 - Professional Development Alliance - Civics in the Middle: The Illinois Social Science Standards & Civics Requirement 6-8 (Joliet, IL)

1/28 - Lake County ROE 34 - Putting Civics in the Middle: The Illinois Social Science Standards and Civics Requirement 6-8 (Grayslake, IL)

February 2020

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

3/12 - DuPage Regional Office of Education - Exploring the New Illinois Social Studies and Civic Requirements K-12 (Wheaton, IL)

April 2020

4/23 - Professional Development Alliance - Building Better Rubrics to Enhance Student Learning with the IL Social Science Standards (Joliet, IL)

4/30 - Lake County ROE 34 - Creating Performance Assessment Tasks with the Illinois Social Science Standards (Grayslake, IL)

#CivicsInTheMiddle Conference Presentations

October 2019

10/28 - Illinois Council of Instructional Coaches - Strategies for Promoting Civil Deliberations (Tinley Park, IL)

November 2019

11/30 - National Council for the Social Studies Annual Conference - Guardians of Democracy: Digital Badging for 21st Century Social Studies (Austin, TX)

December 2019

12/9 - Raising Student Achievement Conference - Hands-On Civics: Practical Approaches to Teaching and Learning (Schaumburg, IL)

12/10 - Raising Student Achievement Conference - #CivicsInTheMiddle: The 6-8 Civics Mandate (Schaumburg, IL)

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

October 2019

10/23 - inquirED - Integrate SEL into Social Studies Curriculum & Instruction (Online)

10/30 - inquirED - Culturally Responsive Teaching Through Inquiry (Online)

10/30 - Medal of Honor Foundation - Medal of Honor Character Development Program (Springfield, IL)

November 2019

11/2 - Illinois Global Scholar - The Power of Perspective: A Student Summit and Global Dialogue (Naperville, IL)

11/13 - inquirED - Supporting the Shift to Inquiry (Online)

11/21 - inquirED - Live from the 2019 NCSS Conference: Empowering Students to Take Informed Action (Online)

December 2019

12/11 - inquirED - Using Inquiry in Social Studies (Online)

January 2020

1/15 - inquirED - Evaluating Sources, Checking Facts, and Using Evidence (Online)

1/22 - inquirED - Integrating ELA Standards into Social Studies Instruction (Online)

1/30 - Facing History and Ourselves - Democracy at Risk: Holocaust and Human Behavior (Online)

February 2020

2/13 - DuPage County ROE - WWI 360: Teach Like an Ace (Cantigny Park, Wheaton, IL)