AFT is offering an all-expenses-paid professional development course on incorporating Civics into the classroom. In today’s divisive political climate where teachers are caught in the middle, there’s no better time than now to learn strategies to help you navigate controversial topics in the classroom. Knowledge is power: walk away with a toolkit of resources to empower students by infusing civics throughout the curriculum starting in Kindergarten. Confidently prepare your students to get engaged in their school communities and learn how to debate and disagree in a civil way. Questions? email Kathy Dorman firstname.lastname@example.org
AFT offers certificates for 14 credit hours for continuing professional development.
WHEN? May 6th from 9 am – 5 pm and May 7th 9 am – 1pm
WHERE? Denver Tech Center
WHO? You! Educators and staff members in DCSD. The participants can be classroom teachers, SPED, ELL, arts teachers, reading coaches, or anybody else who may incorporate Civics in their instruction
WHAT? This course will equip educators with strategies to incorporate civics throughout their curriculum and create culturally relevant spaces for civil dialogue and discourse. Educators will walk away with action plans for implementation in their classroom and they will have access to ongoing AFT member-developed, civics education resources. Intended for educators in grades K-12
**PERKS!** Breakfast and lunch will be provided both days. You will be treated to a reception with drinks and substantial appetizers, as well as a free hotel room at the Denver Tech Center on Saturday, May 6.
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