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New Hampshire Institute for Civics Education

To ensure active participation in our democracy, educators must help students engage with their communities and learn a variety of skills associated with political and community life. They also must help students cultivate attitudes and beliefs that might best be described as `civic virtues.`

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Register today for Meeting the Moment: Renewing Democracy through Civic Learning on Sept. 17th

Helping educators help students of all ages

Civics 603

Civics 603! offers NH educators and their students the opportunity to travel to the NH Supreme Court, meet with court officials, learn about key cases, and develop and present mock appellate arguments before lawyers acting as judges.

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We always have something going on! Check out our recent, new and upcoming events. To stay in the know of all things NH Civics, visit often and keep your contact information up-to-date, as many of our event invitations are sent via email.

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Get instant access to our free resources for teachers for K-12 education. Explore NH Civics' innovative, engaging lesson plans, activities, and other materials.

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Why is Civic Education Essential to Our National Security?

September 24, 2020 | 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm
Why is Civic Education Essential to Our National Security?

Presenting a William W. Treat Lecture featuring:

  • Suzanne Spaulding, Senior Adviser, Homeland Security, International Security Program, Center for Strategic and International Studies and Former Under Secretary for the Department of Homeland Security
  • Elizabeth Rindskopf Parker, Board of Advisors of the Center of Ethics and the Rule of Law, University of Pennsylvania School of Law and Former General Counsel to the Central Intelligence Agency and the National Security Agency
Why is Civic Education Essential to Our National Security?
The entire experience was eye-opening and transformative.
- Teacher, 2017

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