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We the People National Finals
Congratulations to the students and teachers from St. Joseph-Ogden and Maine South high schools who represented Illinois at the 30th annual national high school hearings for the We the People program in Washington, D.C. from April 20-24, 2017. Congratulations to Maine South for earning 10th place nationally!
The Illinois Center for Civic Education (ICCE) announces the departure of ICCE Executive Director Jennifer Blackman, effective April 20, 2017.
The entire organization thanks Jennifer for her service and wishes her well in future endeavors.
The ICCE Executive Board will announce further information on transition details shortly. In the interim, please direct all communications to Board Chair Katherine Greenslade, firstname.lastname@example.org.
ICCE promotes civic understanding and engagement among today’s youth and tomorrow's leaders by providing high-quality programs and professional development opportunities to elementary and secondary-level students and teachers throughout Illinois.
James Madison Legacy Project
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Take a moment and imagine an America with no civic engagement. What would that look like? How would your community or your life be different?
Click on the interview which includes the history of the Center, the philosophy of the We the People curriculum, the significance of the simulated congressional hearing activity, the state coordinator educator network, and the importance and implementation of the James Madison Legacy Project.