Project Citizen

Project Citizen is a portfolio-based civic education program for grades 5-12. It helps teachers and students understand public policy and use this information to create change in their community therby empowering them and their teachers.

Project Citizen:

  • Is interdisciplinary
  • Is based on cooperative learning
  • Is an excellent method for implementing project based learning
  • Focuses on state and local government
  • Applies student learning to real public policy issues that allows for the development of participatory skills
  • Is aligned to Arizona State Standards
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Civics Contests

Youth can demonstrate their civics knowledge and win a prize!

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Document Center

Download and view important digital content pertaining to this program.

We The People
Grant Opportunities

Small grants available to assist law related education programs.

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History

View previous winners of the state tournament.

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Important Dates

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Program Overview

Visit the Center for Civic Education's website to learn about Project Citizen.

We The People
Project Citizen Portfolios

View previous students portfolio submissions.

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Project Citizen Process

The program broken down into 10 steps.

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Project Citizen Training

Learn more about the program through pre-recorded videos.

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Project Citizen Training Modules

Learn more about the program through pre-recorded videos.

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Registration History

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Resources and Forms

Some quick example text to build on the card title and make up the bulk of the card's content.

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Teacher Assistance

Regional coordinators are available to assist educators to implement the Project Citizen program.

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Team Registration

Register a middle or high school team(s) for competition!.

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Tips For Teachers

Advice from experienced Project Citizen teachers.

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Volunteer Signup

Make a difference and expand your knowledge! Sign up to volunteer at our upcoming educational events.