Inland Empire Council for the Social Studies
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              A California Council for the Social Studies Affiliate


    Bringing Social Studies to


A California Council for the Social Studies Affiliate                          

August 1 - 4, 2016 - California Civic Learning Institute for K-12 Educators A Professional Learning Series to Prepare Students for College, Career, and Civic Life

05 May 2016 8:27 PM | Dr. Margaret Hill (Administrator)

Los Angeles County Office of Education and the Orange County Department of Education present

Four-Day Institute: August 1 - 4, 2016
Time: 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Location: The Centre at Sycamore Plaza
5000 Clark Avenue, Lakewood, CA 90712

Follow-up Events: November 2, 2016; February 28, 2017; and May (date TBD) at the Richard Nixon Library and Birthplace in Yorba Linda, California

This four-day Institute and three follow-up days will equip K-12 educators with the ability to incorporate high quality civic learning across the curriculum to build student knowledge, skills, and dispositions to become informed, engaged citizens. Nationally recognized civic learning experts Brian Gibbs and Mary Ellen Daneels will provide teachers with hands-on strategies and materials to frame civic inquiries, facilitate student-led investigations, engage in civil dialogue about controversial issues, help students reach conclusions and take informed civic action. Tools and techniques from the California Democracy School Civic Learning Initiative will be provided to institutionalize civic learning across entire grade spans at K-12 school sites.

Registration Fee of $475.00 includes 7 days of professional development, materials, continental breakfast, lunch, and a copy of “The Political Classroom” by Diana E. Hess and Paula McAvoy.

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