Seizing Constitutional Moments in the Social Studies Classroom

Professional Development

Guest Speaker: Donna Philips

Donna Phillips is the Vice President and Chief Program Officer for the Center for Civic Education. She is the former Director of Academic Innovations and Social Studies Curriculum Manager for DC Public Schools.

During this session, participants will learn how to build civic knowledge, skills, and dispositions through everyday moments within the classroom. Educators will gain tools and strategies for identifying these moments and fortifying them as opportunities to teach constitutional knowledge and democratic values.

This session is relevant for k-12 civics educators; and all educators interested in developing a civically conscious culture with students.