FREE Professional Development Opportunity with $500 Stipend
Apply by December 18th
Please see the invitation below for an opportunity being offered for Social Studies teachers. This was shared with us by Stefanie Wager, the social studies consultant with the Dept of Ed. Thanks!
Social Studies Colleagues,
Recently the Center for Civic Education received a SEED Grant from the US Department of Education to implement the James Madison Legacy Project. The Iowa State Bar Association received funds from the Center for Civic Education to administer this grant for Iowa. The Bar Association is looking for TEN teachers to participate in the program during its first year.
Each participant will receive:
- Professional development from Constitutional scholars and teacher mentors
- $500 stipend with reimbursement for mileage and lodging, if needed
- Class set of We the People textbooks
- Meals and snacks during weekend seminars
- Two license renewal credits
Dates of the weekend seminars are:
- January 29-30
- February 26-27
- April 1-2
To apply go to https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1oSKuJyXn5rimYw5kM1YCnZAmmxvJQEeSfgNvbiop6rw/viewform?c=0&w=1. The application deadline is December 18th.
Stefanie Rosenberg Wager
Social Studies Consultant
21st Century Skills Consultant- Civic and Financial Literacy
World Languages Consultant
Iowa Department of Education
Grimes State Office Building
400 E. 14th Street
Des Moines, IA 50319