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01
Jan
2019

Connecting with Classrooms - Attorney Registration

01/01/2019 - 12/31/2022
TBD

Attorney Registration

To be added to an ongoing list of attorneys and judges interested in visiting classrooms and implementing a civic education lesson during your visit, please register here.  This list will be accessible to classroom teachers who would like to have an attorney or judge visit their classroom.  Attorneys, must create a login to access this registration form.

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01
Jan
2019

Connecting with Classrooms - Judge Registration

01/01/2019 - 12/31/2022
TBD

Judge Registration

To be added to an ongoing list of attorneys and judges interested in visiting classrooms and implementing a civic education lesson during your visit, please register here.  This list will be accessible to classroom teachers who would like to have an attorney or judge visit their classroom.  Judges, must create a login to access this registration form.

THANK YOU FOR YOUR INTEREST IN VOLUNTEERING IN THE CLASSROOM!

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01
Jan
2019

Connecting with Classrooms - Teacher Registration

01/01/2019 - 12/31/2022
TBD

Teacher Registration

To receive a list of attorneys and judges interested in visiting classrooms and implementing a civic education lesson during their visit, please register here.  This list is only accessible once we have verified your information and will be sent via email.  Teachers, must create a login to access this registration form.

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25
Oct
2019

Engage with the New Standards - For Social Studies Curriculum Specialists & District Coordinators

10/25/2019 9:00 am -12:00 pm

This half-day training is exclusively designed for Social Studies Curriculum Specialists and District Coordinators

Event Overview

Participants will attend multiple sessions and will receive information about civic and law related education programs aimed at elementary, middle and high schools including Project Citizen, iCivics, and Kids Voting AZ. These programs will help teachers address the new civic engagement requirements in the new AZ History and Social Science Standards.

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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.

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 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.

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.

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.

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.

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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22
Oct
2019

Keeping School Cool: Reducing Aggressive Behaviors

$238.00

This Academy is for educators who serve an upper elementary (4-6) school population.  Educators from a School Safety funded site have the ability to attend for free.  To learn more, click on the event.

Event Overview

The classroom, playground, cafeteria, walking to school, or riding the school bus are areas where aggressive student behaviors may take place.  Rising anger and impulsive actions can lead to negative consequences affecting student relationships and academic success.  This training will provide hands-on, interactive lessons that can equip students with the skills necessary to prevent or reduce aggressive behaviors. Participants will receive tools to educate their students on the consequences of verbal and physical aggression and strategies to employ before they act out of anger or upset.

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