Free Civic Engagement Teacher Workshops Offered Throughout TN In July; Chattanooga Session Is Thursday

Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Teachers are invited to join the Tennessee Secretary of State’s office this summer to learn more about the resources their office provides to teachers regarding civic engagement, including lesson plans, an essay contest, the 2020 Student Mock Election and more.

"Our tools and resources aim to incorporate civic engagement throughout the education experience and to help students to become actively engaged citizens," officials said.

Teachers of all grade levels and teaching subjects are welcome to sign up.  Emphasis will be placed on social studies curriculum, but all civic-minded teachers are welcome.

Teachers will receive 4 hours of professional development credit. There is no fee to participate and lunch is provided.  Space is limited.

The Chattanooga workshop will be held this Thursday from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Chattanooga State Community College.  

Other workshops around the state are listed below.  For more information, contact Britney McDaniel at 615-253-4589 or Britney.McDaniel@tn.gov.

Click here to sign up for any of the workshops.

Nashville
Wednesday, July 10
Lipscomb University
10 a.m.-2 p.m. CST

 
Jackson
Wednesday, July 17
Lane College
10 a.m.-2 p.m. CST

 
Memphis
Thursday, July 18
Shelby County Election Operations Building
10 a.m.-2 p.m. CST

 
Tri-Cities
Wednesday, July 24
Northeast State Community College
10 a.m.-2 p.m.

 
Knoxville
Thursday, July 25
Pellissippi State Community College
10 a.m.-2 p.m.


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