Can we craft a shared national narrative?
Educators across the nation are struggling with how to teach the story of America.
Explore nuanced ways to teach the American story and the possibility of a unifying national narrative.
Sit around the virtual seminar table with renowned scholars and study pivotal texts that can form the foundation of a shared national narrative.
Gain practical tools and techniques for helping students understand the complex American story as dynamic, multi-faceted, and hopeful.
Connect and learn with educators across the country who share similar challenges and work within different contexts and communities.
How much does it cost?
This program is a gift for educators on the frontlines of civic education today. The symposium has been generously underwritten, and there is no cost to participants.
When is it?
- The symposium launches with an opening session on Tuesday, March 1st from 7-8:30pm ET.
- Sessions will be offered from March 2nd to 13th:
- Weeknights at 7pm ET
- Sundays at 10am, 1pm, and 4pm ET
- Full schedule with dates and details to come in early February. Click HERE to see last year’s schedule.
How many sessions do I need to attend?
You are welcome to attend as many sessions as you like!
We recommend attending the opening keynote, and at least one seminar and one workshop to get a complete experience. The full schedule will be available in February.
Educators who attend three sessions will receive:
- $100 Amazon gift card to use towards civic learning resources
- A Certificate of Completion
Who should sign up?
Educators who work with middle and high school students who are interested in enhancing civic learning in their classroom or community.
We encourage multiple educators from the same school or organization to participate so that colleagues can work collaboratively on implementing new strategies.
The registration deadline is February 21, 2022. Spaces are limited.
Register by January 21st to be entered into a raffle for one of five civic education care packages.
What will I gain?
- Invaluable access to academic scholars and in-depth study of pivotal American texts, primary sources, literature, and liturgy.
- Concrete tools and strategies to implement immediately with students.
- Dedicated time for your own reflection, growth, and learning.
- Opportunities to connect and share ideas with peers and educators serving students from the vast demographic spectrum of America.