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2014 Civic Learning Conference Preparing Our Students To Be Informed and Engaged Citizens

Join author and Holocaust survivor, Gerda Weissmann Klein, and naturalized citizens as they discuss the importance of U.S. citizenship. In breakout sessions, come discover the six proven practices in civic learning and how they can be implemented to help prepare students be informed and engaged citizens.

Highlights of this one day conference:

  • Keynote speaker, Gerda Weissmann Klein
  • Experience a USCIS naturalization ceremony
  • Discover how civic learning meets Arizona's College and Career Ready Standards
  • Special guests, USCIS representatives, naturalization participants, Mr. John Huppenthal, Arizona school JROTC and choir
  • Interactive sessions presented by current K-12 Arizona teachers
  • Promising practices on the implementation of the six proven practices in civic learning
  • Information and resources from civic organizations
  • Paricipants will receive 8 Professional Development hours

Naturalization Ceremony
Process by which U.S. citizenship is granted to a foreign citizen or national after he or she fulfills the requirements established by Congress in the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA).

Keynote Speaker
Gerda Weissmann Klein
2010 PRESIDENTIAL MEDAL OF FREEDOM RECIPIENT, HOLOCAUST SURVIVOR, PROUD NATURALIZED CITIZEN, and CITIZENSHIP COUNTS FOUNDER

Registration begins at 7:30 AM and includes breakfast, lunch, afternoon snacks and a copy of American Legacy: The United States Constitution and Other Essential Documents of American Democracy.

Registration fee: $110.00 per person

Make checks /purchase orders payable to: Arizona Department of Education

Checks or purchase orders can be mailed to:
Arizona Department of Education
Attn: Deb Payne
1535 W Jefferson St, Bin 42
Phoenix AZ 85007
OR Fax to Deb Payne at 602.542.5823

Black Canyon Conference Center
9440 N. 25th Avenue
Phoenix, Arizona 85021



Who Should Attend: K-12 teachers (History, Civics, Government, Economics, Geography, Law and Democracy), Principals, Administrators and Instructional Coaches
Contact: Deb Payne @ 602-542-3034
Black Canyon Conference Center
9440 N. 25th Avenue
Phoenix, Arizona 85021
Apr 25, 2014 @ 8:00AM - 4:20PM 98 $110

All Dates and Times are Subject to Change
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