We the Educators

A virtual civic learning series for educators

Educators are essential to our democracy

Join educators from across the country throughout the school year for opportunities to learn with scholars, gain essential tools, and connect with peers.

We the Educators Series Elements

Pedagogy Workshops

Gain practical tools and techniques for helping students develop democratic fluency, civic belonging, and civic skills.

Text-based Seminars

Sit around the virtual seminar table with renowned scholars and study pivotal texts that you can bring to your students and school community.

Peer-to-peer Learning

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 series is a gift for educators on the frontlines of civic education today. We the Educators has been generously underwritten, and there is no cost to participants.

When are the sessions?

Most sessions will be held over Zoom on weeknights at 7:30pm ET / 4:30pm PT.

Visit our ‘Events Page’ to view our upcoming sessions and access registration links.

What will I gain?

  • Opportunities to study pivotal American texts with academic scholars.
  • Concrete tools and strategies to implement¬† with students.
  • Dedicated time for your own learning and reflection.
  • Connections with colleagues serving students in different communities.

Who teaches the sessions?

We the Educators sessions are led by cross-disciplinary scholars and civic education experts.

Check out the schedules and presenters bios from the 2021 and 2022 programs to learn more.

Who should sign up?

Educators who work with middle and high school students in faith-based settings who are interested in enhancing civic learning in their classroom or community.

We encourage multiple educators from the same school or organization to attend so that colleagues can collaborate on implementing new strategies.

Past participants have attended from the institutions listed here.

How do I register?

Registration for upcoming sessions will be posted soon.

Questions? Contact Juliet Barnes at programs@civicspirit.org