Events news items

Close Up Tweet Up Recap: A Democratized Civic Learning Experience

MARCH 04, 2015

Close Up DC Students in circleHow do you get students involved with civic topics and concepts in a deep and engaging way beyond classroom rhetoric?  One method is mock congress and debate.

Robert Henry Joins iCivics Board of Directors

FEBRUARY 26, 2015

Robert HenryToday, we are excited to announce the appointment of Robert Henry to the iCivics Board of Directors.  Having served in each branch of government- Oklahoma House of Representatives (1976-86); Attorney General of Oklahoma (1986, 1990); U.S.

2015 MACEI Award

FEBRUARY 04, 2015

We are pleased to announce that iCivics is one of nine nonprofit organizations around the world to receive the 2015 MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions. The Award, which was announced today, recognizes exceptional nonprofit organizations who have demonstrated creativity and impact, and invests in their long-term sustainability with sizable one-time grants.  The magnitude of such an honor comes in part because the MacArthur Foundation does not seek or accept nominations but rather chooses the awardees itself. 

iCivics 2014 Annual Report Available

DECEMBER 16, 2014

Lifetime Meaningful PlaysThis December, iCivics is thrilled to release our 2014 Annual Report.  

Highlights include:

iCivics NCSS Recap

DECEMBER 08, 2014

Bonnie McElveen-Hunter Joins iCivics Board of Directors

NOVEMBER 03, 2014

Bonnie McElveen-HunterToday, we are excited to announce the appointment of Bonnie McElveen-Hunter to the iCivics Board of Directors. A leader in the business and philanthropic communities, Bonnie brings to iCivics her passion for civic education and her strong business acumen.

iCivics Welcomes the Teachers Council

JULY 15, 2014

iCivics welcomes our Teachers Council members to Washington, DC today. The purpose of this mini conference? Train our new council on a new mission centered around service. “Our goal is to have an action plan for serving teachers this fall”, says Erin Braun, Outreach Director. With the overall shift from recruitment to service, the Teachers Council of twenty has a big job of effectively supporting the iCivics user base of 40,000 active teachers.

iCivics Welcomes Executive Director Louise Dubé

JULY 03, 2014

Today, we are excited to announce the appointment of Louise Dubé as Executive Director. A leader in the education technology industry, Louise brings over 20 years of experience in learning design, product development, marketing and distribution strategy to iCivics. Louise will succeed co-founder and former Executive Director Jeff Curley, who is returning to graduate school and will join the iCivics advisory board.

Our Annual Report

FEBRUARY 19, 2014

2013 was a banner year for iCivics. As we close out our fiscal year, this Annual Report provides an opportunity to reflect on where we have been, where we are today, and the work ahead.  

Introducing our new site

NOVEMBER 19, 2013

When we launched in May 2010, no one imagined that three years later we would be serving 40,000 teachers and six million students. But here we are, and thanks to you, iCivics is now the most widely adopted civics curriculum in the country!