Make Your Civic Engagement Inclusive

Emerging America
PDPs: 
10

Description

Participants in this training will:

  • Design civic engagement projects and civics education that are fully inclusive, especially of students with disabilities and English Learners.
  • Gain and apply practical strategies and tools from Accessing Inquiry program, and grounded in decades of experience with civic engagement.
  • Build on the 2020 Massachusetts Civics Project Guidebook, 2021 Educating for American Democracy Disability History and Civics Extension, and new materials from Emerging America. 

Audience

Administrators and Teachers; K - 12.

Credits

10 PDPs will be awarded to participants upon completion of this training, in addition to outside reading and assignments (as per DESE regulations). Note that these PDPs can be applied toward either the ELL or Special Education-related requirement for recertification. 

Availability

Future training dates will be announced here. If you have questions or are interested in offering this training on-site, please contact us.

Instructor(s)

  • Rich Cairn

    Rich Cairn founded the Accessing Inquiry project of Emerging America, which focuses on inclusion of ALL learners in History, Civics, and Social Science classrooms, especially students with disabilities and English Learners. 

Registration

A maximum class size is set for each course and registrations are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. If the number of registrations for a course exceeds the maximum seats available or is too low to be able to conduct a quality learning experience, CES will inform you of available options.

Course Cancellation

If you wish to cancel your registration, please submit a request in writing (via mail, email or fax) no later than 7 business days before the workshop’s start date. After that, there are no refunds or billing adjustments.

In the event that a course is cancelled by the Collaborative for Educational Services, we will notify you as soon as possible. Please be sure to provide your best email address and phone number so we can contact you. Although every effort is made to avoid last minute cancellations, if an emergency arises, we will do our best to reach you at the phone number and email address you provide. 

Inclement Weather

Any delays or cancellations are posted online at collaborative.org. You may also call 413.588.5979 after 6:30am for information about classes that day. Or for Early Childhood Professional Development information, please call 413.588.5570.