Conference: Educating Students for Civic Engagement

Join more than 100 civic educators, researchers, and policymakers from across the country on March 13-14, 2024 as CERL releases the results of its three-year, independent report on the impact of the Project Citizen Research Program (PCRP) on teachers and their students. The report will serve as a foundation for presentations by prominent educators and scholars, panels, and roundtables.


What:

During the two-day conference, presentations, panels, and roundtable discussions will cover topics including:

  • Educating for civic engagement in research and practice
  • The intersection of STEM skills and civics
  • Insights into civic education during the COVID-19 pandemic
  • Nationwide civic education programs and movements
  • The state education policy landscape
  • The relevance of K-12 civic education for higher education

When:

Begins: March 13, 2024 at 8:00 a.m.
Ends: March 14, 2024 at 3:00 p.m.

View a detailed¬†agenda¬†for the conference on the Center for Civic Education’s website.

Where:

The conference takes place at Georgetown University in the Copley Formal Lounge. See the campus map to locate Copley Hall. See also directions to Georgetown and visitor parking options.

Livestream:

If you can’t be there in person, join our livestream throughout the day on March 13, 2024, starting with our welcome session at 8:30 a.m. ET. Check the details on the agenda to see which sessions will be livestreamed.


The PCRP and the conference are funded by a generous grant from the Institute of Education Sciences, a part of the U.S. Department of Education.