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On Tuesday, June 11, the Edward M. Kennedy Institute will host the Massachusetts Department of Elementary & Secondary Education’s 2019 Civics Literacy Conference from 8:45 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
The 2019 Civics Literacy Conference has the theme Civic Empowerment for Today and Tomorrow: In the Classroom and Community. It will gather educators and representatives from state, education, and community organizations to develop a deeper understanding of the importance of civic learning and the role K-12 educators serve in supporting all students to become informed, engaged citizens in a democracy and a global society.
Workshops will include a range of topics connected to the 2018 History and Social Science Curriculum Framework (PDF); Chapter 296 of the Acts of 2018, An Act to promote and enhance civic engagement; and school and community partnerships. Presenters will include K-12 educators as well as leaders from state, education, and community organizations.
Addition details and registration information is available on the DESE website.
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