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What we do

The NH Institute for Civics Education advocates for improved teaching of civics and greater inclusion of civics education in the classroom.


Read an op ed by NHICE Board Chair Susan Leahy and Trustee Dianna Terrell on the value of civics education that recently appeared in the Union Leader and other New Hampshire newspapers.

Thanks to the 60 New Hampshire educators and a talented slate of presenters who joined us forWhat Kind of Citizen: Educating Middle School Students for the Common Good.

Public Programs

Workshops for educators

collaborating with community partners

We create and partner with like-minded organizations to present the public with opportunities to learn more about government and our rights and responsibilities as citizens.


View a video of our November 2 event, The First Amendment in Public Schools.

Generous support 
gratefully received from:


William W. Treat Foundation

NH Supreme Court Society

Friends of Charles F. Leahy
The NH Bar Foundation
William W. Upton

The NH Institute for Civics Education is a partner in the Constitutionally Speaking project. Learn more here.

Advocating for Civics Education