Civics Slam! with David Alcox

The NH Institute for Civics Education presents, :

Civics Slam! with David Alcox
part of our public discourse series

Deepen your knowledge about foundational concepts of our constitutional democracy. 

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Do you want to add to your civics knowledge? Do you want to get more civically involved and would like a deeper understanding of how government works? This Civics Slam! three part public discourse seminar is available to you at no cost.

Deepen your knowledge about the following foundational concepts:

  • The U.S. Government in theory
  • The function of the political party system
  • The Electoral College system
  • The U.S. Constitution
  • The Bill of Rights & the essential rights of freedom
  • Knowing the 14th Amendment & citizenship
  • Voting rights for all American citizens


About the Facilitator
This course is led by nationally renowned civics educator David Alcox. Over the 25 years of David’s career, he has received a number of awards and honors.  In 2000 he received the prestigious James Madison Fellowship Award.  In 2001 he was named the NH Outstanding Teacher of the Year by the Daughters of the American Revolution.  In 2006 he was awarded the NH Teacher of the Year by the NH Council for Social Studies.  In 2013 he was awarded the National Civics Teacher of the Year by the American Civic Education Teacher Awards presented by the Center for Civic Education.  Also, in 2013 he was named the Milford Citizen of the Year by the Milford Historical Society.  In 2017 he was awarded the Gilder Lehrman NH Teacher of the Year as well as the American Lawyers Alliance National Teacher of the Year.  He has presented at numerous institutes and conferences on topics of civic education and citizenship.  While at Milford High School he has led his We the People team, a civics class that competes in civic education competitions, to 16 state championships in 21 years.


This is a THREE PART series:

March 17th 7 - 8:30 pm EST (this event has occurred)

March 24th 7 - 8:30 pm EST

March 31st 7 - 8:30 pm EST


4.5 hours of professional development are available for educators!


Zoom links will be sent individually. 


We will continue to receive registrations through the duration of the three events.


NH HumanitiesThis project was made possible with support from New Hampshire Humanities, in partnership with the National Endowment for the Humanities. Learn more at


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