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William W. Treat Lecture Series 1: Civic Health - Renewing Trust Among Neighbors

with EveryDay Democracy’s Martha McCoy and authors of the NH Civic Health Index, Bruce Mallory and Quixada Moore-Vissing

Do you feel you matter in your community? Do you know and help your neighbors, and do they know and help you? What is the status of the strength of the fabric of communities in our state? Nationally? This interactive conversation will explore these questions and more, in the context of the recently published NH Civic Health Index and the national perspective on civic health from Martha McCoy. 

June 23, 2021 | 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
William W. Treat Lecture Series 1: Civic Health - Renewing Trust Among Neighbors

Integrating Literacy and Civics in Elementary School K-3

Professional Development Training for K-3 Educators

3 Professional Development Hours Available

A two part series focused on integrating civics into what you're already teaching.

June 30th from 9:30 - 11:30 am and 1:00 - 2:00 pm via Zoom:
Head, Heart, Hands and Feet with Kim Yaris and Telling Our Stories in PIctures and Words with Beth Olshansky

Once registered, receive free access to Mike Anderson's Democracy in Action in Elementary School self-paced course.  

June 30, 2021 | 9:30 am - 11:30 am
June 30, 2021 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Integrating Literacy and Civics in Elementary School K-3

Deeper Civic Learning: Democratic Knowledge & Civic Agency

Professional Development Training for Middle-High School

3 Professional Development Hours Available

New Civics Curriculum from Harvard's Democratic Knowledge Project

Harvard UniversityJoin Justin Pottle as he shares civics curriculum that is in-development called the Democratic Knowledge Project, designed for Grade 8.  This new curriculum is being developed by Harvard Graduate School of Education in partnership with a cohort of teachers. 

How to Plan a Civics-In-Action Speaker Series with Your Students 

"A civic agent is a citizen who is 'active, not passive' in the affairs of his or her community, state and nation."

Join Patrick McGravey to learn about what the Civics in Action Speaker Series is, how to plan one and customize it for your classroom. This activity will engage your students and teach civic agency. 

July 1, 2021 | 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
July 1, 2021 | 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Deeper Civic Learning: Democratic Knowledge & Civic Agency

William W. Treat Lecture Series 2: A Polarized Country - Can Schools Help Bridge the Divide?

How can schools in New Hampshire and nationally navigate polarization and inequity to help heal our country’s division? How can schools support civic participation and democracy? Join two thought leaders, Dianna Gahlsdorf Terrell of Saint Anselm College and Peter Levine of Tufts University in this interactive conversation and learn about current efforts and research. 

July 22, 2021 | 5:00 pm - 6:15 pm
William W. Treat Lecture Series 2: A Polarized Country - Can Schools Help Bridge the Divide?

Educating for Democracy and Equity: A Roadmap for Polarized Times

Free to the public

1.5 Professional Development Hours available for educators

Join us for this discussion on the nonpartisan origin of the Educating for American Democracy Roadmap, how to use the EAD Roadmap in our classrooms, and its inquiry-based design that bridges divides during this divisive time. Dr. Lynn Jennings will talk about inequities in our educational system, and how civics and the EAD Roadmap can help close those gaps.  Dr. Jennings, of the Education Trust, engages a diverse group of advocates at the national, state, and local levels who are working to forever close gaps in opportunity and achievement. Ace Parsi of iCivics is the Outreach Lead for the Educating for American Democracy Roadmap. 

August 19, 2021 | 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Educating for Democracy and Equity: A Roadmap for Polarized Times

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