Apply Now for James Madison Legacy Project

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,

See below about this exciting opportunity from the Iowa Bar Association.

Want to know more about America’s founding? Curious about how current events connect to Constitutional issues? If you are a middle or high school teacher who teaches civics or U.S. history, you are invited to apply to be part of the first year of the James Madison Legacy Project. The Project will give teachers access to Constitutional scholars and teacher mentors who will help participants implement best practices in the teaching of the Constitution. Only TEN teachers will be selected for the project.

Participants receive:

  • Professional development from Constitutional scholars and teacher mentors
  • $500 stipend plus mileage, lodging, and meals are paid for
  • Class sets of We the People textbooks
  • Three license renewal credits will be provided

Seminar Dates:

  • June 27-30, 2016 in Lincoln, Nebraska
  • October 14-15, 2016 in Des Moines, Iowa (Friday, 5:00-8:00 and Saturday 8:30-3:30)

Click here to apply (The application deadline is May 5th. You will be notified by May 16th.)


Questions? Contact John Wheeler at  check out


Click here to download a flyer.





Stefanie Rosenberg Wager

Social Studies Consultant

21st Century Skills- Civic and Financial Literacy

Phone: 515-725-7842

Cell: 515-419-2876


Social Studies Teachers – Apply Now for James Madison Legacy Project

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