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  The application deadline is December 18th. 

See the attached flyer for more information.



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

Phone: 515-725-7842

Fax: 515-242-5988


FREE Professional Development Opportunity with $500 Stipend

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