The James Madison Legacy Project brings the We the People: The Citizen and the Constitution curriculum into the classrooms of high-needs schools. This program strives to increase the number of highly effective civics teachers through professional development opportunities. The participants take their gained knowledge and assist students in achieving civics/government state standards. JMLP teachers will learn how to help youth explore what it means to be a responsible, informed citizen.


Who Can Participate?

·         Government/Social Studies teachers of grades 6-12th

·         Individuals new to the We the People curriculum

·         Teachers that serve high-needs populations


Why Should I Participate?

·         A $750 stipend for the teacher

·         A We the People set of textbooks, including teacher’s guide (up to a $680 value)

·         Content knowledge from constitutional scholars

·         Technical assistance from experienced We the People mentors

·         Program training with professional development hours


To apply, please download, complete, and submit the application located on the left hand side of the screen. 


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