NH Institute for Civics Education
in partnership with the Warren B. Rudman Center at the UNH School of Law
Present a William W. Treat Lecture to Celebrate Constitution Day
Louise Dube is Executive Director of iCivics, an organization founded by Justice Sandra Day O’Connor that provides quality, non-partisan, and engaging civic education to more than 5 million students in all 50 states. She earned a law degree from McGill, and an MBA from Yale, and has successfully led organizations that deliver education through technology and digital media, including WGBH (launching PBS LearningMedia, a platform with 87,000 classroom-ready digital resources reaching 1.5 million educators), Pangea Tools, Time to Know, and Soliloquy Learning.
Ms. Dube discovered the power of education in the early 1990’s as co-founder of CASES, a New York alternative-to-incarceration program for youth offenders, where education helped reshape lives. She has devoted her career to ensuring that all students are prepared for active, thoughtful citizenship and life.
Ted McConnell serves as Senior Policy Advisor to CivXNow, a coalition of over 120 national organizations committed to improving the quality and quantity of civic learning in our nation’s schools. Ted also serves as the custodian of the Campaign for the Civic Mission of Schools. A national leader for decades, Ted directed the Campaign to Promote Civic Education, an initiative of the Center for Civic Education, and co-coordinated the Congressional Conferences on Civic Education. He serves on the boards of directors of Citizenship Counts, MacNeil/Lehrer Productions, Rock the Vote, iCivics, Special Olympics, the Annenberg Presidential Learning Center at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library, Project Vote Smart, and the Student Press Law Center, among other organizations.
In 2018 he was awarded the Isidore Starr Award for Excellence in Civic and law related Education from the American Bar Association.
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