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EIU Civics Grant

Summer 2018 Professional Development Opportunity for Teachers 

Putting the Pieces Together:
Civics, Standards and Curriculum Design

June 13th and 14th, 2018 (8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.)
EIU Buzzard Hall

The new Illinois civics course requirement illustrates that the “how” is just as important as the “what” in closing the civic empowerment gap.

Join us at EIU for a free two-day Illinois Civics Summer Workshop! We will unpack course requirements and Social Studies Standards, and provide FREE resources that will help you incorporate democratic simulations, current & controversial issues, and service learning activities into your classroom. Explicit connections to the IL Social Studies Standards, Common Core State Standards, and the Danielson Framework for Effective Teaching.This event if offered through a collaboration between the EIU College of Education and Professional Studies and the Robert R. McCormick Foundation and

  • Registration is free and attendees will receive complimentary breakfast and lunch each day. 
  • Full attendance of all activities on both June 13th and 14th is expected. 
  • A laptop is helpful, but not required.
  • Space is limited.
  • Click here to view the agenda
  • Please contact Cindy Rich, PhD with any questions at


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