We the Educators

A monthly civic learning series for educators


We have developed a unique pedagogy for civic education that integrates the study of American texts and traditions with the social-emotional development of students and the practice of urgent civic skills.

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We are passionate professionals with expertise in American history, theology, classroom pedagogy, leadership development, program design, and community health--all dedicated to civic well-being.

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The Civic Spirit network is comprised of schools from a diverse range of religious, economic, racial, and cultural backgrounds, creating an inviting environment for building bridges and problem-solving.

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We partner with educators and schools rooted in a faith tradition to strengthen their capacity for comprehensive and non-partisan civic education.



Deteriorating Faith

Fewer than 20% of Americans trust the government.

Destructive Polarization

 81% of Republicans and Democrats say they have an unfavorable view of the other.

Diminishing Communities

In the past 25 years, attendance at civic meetings has dropped by 58%.



Comprehensive Civics Education

will shepherd 55 million individuals coming of age in America into the gifts and responsibilities of citizenship.

Civic Spirit is part of a growing renaissance in civic education in America. We work specifically with communities and schools rooted in faith traditions.