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03
Dec
2019

Empowering Students to Influence Public Policy

12/03/2019 9:00 am - 12/04/2019 4:30 pm

This two-day Academy is for educators who serve an upper elementary, middle and/or high school population.  Educators are invited to this two-day training that will assist them in implementing this curriculum in their 5th-12th grade classroom using the Project Citizen Program.

A limited supply of private, 1 night hotel accommodations is available for those traveling 100 miles or more one-way to attend the training. Additionally, a limited amount of mileage reimbursement (up to $100) is available for those traveling 100 miles or more one-way to attend the training.

Event Overview

During this interactive training, participants will learn how to implement inquiry, cooperative learning, and project based learning in their classroom through the Project Citizen Program.  Join us for this two-day training that will invigorate your classroom and encourage your students to become more active citizens.  Through this interdisciplinary program, students will actively explore real-world problems and challenges stimulating their critical thinking skills and civic awareness.  Day one will enable participants to discover the essence of the Project Citizen curriculum, understand the concept of public policy, and become engaged in the process.  Day two will focus on simulating the Project Citizen process. 

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10
Jan
2020

We the People: The Curriculum and the Competition

01/10/2020 8:30 am -4:30 pm

This training is for educators who serve an upper elementary, middle and/or high school population.  SROs/JPOs are invited to attend; however, please note this training does not fulfill the yearly advanced LRE Academy requirement for School Safety Program funded SROs/JPOs.

New attendees who currently teach 4-12 grade in the classroom will receive a FREE classroom set of We the People textbooks plus a teacher's guide!  Those who have attended a WTP training in FY 17-19 will not be eligible to receive another classroom set of textbooks.

A imited supply of mileage reimbursement (up to $100) is available for those traveling 100 miles or more one-way to attend the training.

Event Overview

This Center for Civic Education curriculum provides lessons and activities for students in grades 4-12.  The primary goal of the We the People program is to promote civic awareness and responsibility in students.  By emphasizing student involvement and encouraging students to relate important concepts and principles to historical and contemporary situations, the program strengthens students’ critical thinking and public speaking skills.  This training will be held in conjunction with the Arizona We the People State Competition. 

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11
Feb
2020

A Teenager’s Guide to Turning 18: When You Turn 18

This Academy is for educators who serve a high school population.  

Attendees will receive a set of the “When You Turn 18” brochures at the conclusion of the training.

A limited supply of private, 1 night hotel accommodations is available for those traveling 100 miles or more one-way to attend the training. Additionally, a limited amount of mileage reimbursement (up to $100) is available for those traveling 100 miles or more one-way to attend the training.

Event Overview

A variety of lessons will be utilized during this training that will enable educators to help their student’s transition from the classroom to life after they graduate high school.  The main tool provided is the “When You Turn 18” brochure, a project of the Arizona Foundation for Legal Services & Education in partnership with the Arizona Supreme Court and the Maricopa County Courts. 

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30
Apr
2020

Host a Kids Voting Presidential Election in 2020!! - Morning Workshop

This training is for educators who serve an elementary, middle and/or high school population.  SROs/JPOs are invited to attend; however, please note this training does not fulfill the yearly advanced LRE Academy requirement for School Safety Program funded SROs/JPOs.

A limited supply of private, 1 night hotel accommodations is available for those traveling 100 miles or more one-way to attend the training. Additionally, a limited amount of mileage reimbursement (up to $100) is available for those traveling 100 miles or more one-way to attend the training.

Event Overview

The 2020 Presidential Election will be here before you know it!!  Engage your students in a school wide Kids Voting Election and enable them to practice the importance of voting.  This workshop will provide participants with the essentials on planning and hosting a school wide Kids Voting election.  Show students the impact their vote has and allow them to take a leadership role by conducting their own polling site! Implementing a school wide election is an excellent way to creating a meaningful and memorable civics experience for you students.  Bring 2 of your students to the training to form a Kids Voting team!!  Participants of this workshop will receive lesson plans to prepare students to vote, “I Voted” stickers for their entire school, and additional resources that will assist in implementing a school wide Kids Voting election.  Kids Voting AZ staff will be available to answer questions relating to hosting a Kids Voting election.

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30
Apr
2020

Host a Kids Voting Presidential Election in 2020!! - Afternoon Workshop

This training is for educators who serve an elementary, middle and/or high school population.  SROs/JPOs are invited to attend; however, please note this training does not fulfill the yearly advanced LRE Academy requirement for School Safety Program funded SROs/JPOs.

A limited supply of private, 1 night hotel accommodations is available for those traveling 100 miles or more one-way to attend the training. Additionally, a limited amount of mileage reimbursement (up to $100) is available for those traveling 100 miles or more one-way to attend the training.

Event Overview

The 2020 Presidential Election will be here before you know it!!  Engage your students in a school wide Kids Voting Election and enable them to practice the importance of voting.  This workshop will provide participants with the essentials on planning and hosting a school wide Kids Voting election.  Show students the impact their vote has and allow them to take a leadership role by conducting their own polling site! Implementing a school wide election is an excellent way to creating a meaningful and memorable civics experience for you students.  Bring 2 of your students to the training to form a Kids Voting team!!  Participants of this workshop will receive lesson plans to prepare students to vote, “I Voted” stickers for their entire school, and additional resources that will assist in implementing a school wide Kids Voting election.  Kids Voting AZ staff will be available to answer questions relating to hosting a Kids Voting election.

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