Oct 15, 2020
6:30 pm8:00 pm
TLPLOffice of the Dean

Join the College of Education for an interactive professional development session to support middle and high school educators to teach about this fall's election. As a result of this workshop, in-service and pre-service teachers will be able to:

  • Analyze research from CIRCLE showing the connection between effective and equitable civic education and students' life-long meaningful democratic engagement;
  • Access and explore high-quality resources from the College of Education at the University of Maryland, CIRCLE, the Civics Renewal Network, and the Teaching for Democracy Alliance; and
  • Prepare to teach about voting and the 2020 election using best practices and innovative approaches.

Welcome: Jennifer King Rice, Dean and Professor, UMD College of Education

Co-facilitator: Abby Kiesa, Director of Impact, CIRCLE - the Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning & Engagement

Co-facilitator: Lena Morreale Scott, Senior Faculty Specialist, Department of Teaching and Learning, Policy and Leadership, UMD College of Education


Jen Wheeler, Director, Teacher Professional Development Programs & Curricula Street Law, Inc.

Sarah McGrew, Assistant Professor, Department of Teaching and Learning, Policy and Leadership, UMD College of Education

Erica Hodgin, Co-Director, Civic Engagement Research Group (CERG)

Leah Bueso, Post-Doctoral Scholar, Civic Engagement Research Group (CERG)

Scot Wilson, Curriculum Consultant, Close Up Foundation 

Sarah Andes, Research & Impact Fellow, CIRCLE 

Katie Jones, Instructional Coaching Specialist, Close Up Foundation

Spaces are limited. click the registration link below to register for this event.