About MCCE


The Michigan Center for Civic Education is guided by a committed Board of Directors that meets at least four times per year. In 2007 the MCCE Board adopted a strategic plan (PDF, 204 KB).


Hon. Ronald W. Lowe, Judge
35th District Court


Kevin R den Dulk
Chair, Political Science Department,
Calvin College

Margaret J. Krasnoff, Of Counsel
DeLoof Hopper Dever Wright & Milliman PLLC

Nancy Becker Bennett
Division Director
Grants & Community Services Division
Michigan State Police

Jim Cameron
Social Studies Consultant
Curriculum & Instruction
Department of Improvement & Innovation
Michigan Department of Education

M. J. Stephen Fox, Attorney
Fox & Associates

Hoon-Yung Hopgood         
State Senator 

Monica R. Nuckolls
Associate Professor
WMU Cooley Law School

Tamara Shreiner, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of History/ Social Studies Education
Grand Valley State University

Janet K. Welch
Executive Director
State Bar of Michigan

Paul  Zavala, Attorney
Ann Arbor








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Advisory Committee – The heads of the MCCE co-sponsoring agencies, along...
Volunteers – Even if you are not a teacher, you play an indispensable role...
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MCCE’s Resources, Programs, & Lessons

Educating for Citizenship

Educating for Citizenship is a conference for educators and community members that highlights best practices in law-related and civic education in Michigan and nationally.

Civic Education Teacher of the Year Award

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Mock Trial

A Mock Trial is designed to reenact much of what might take place in a trial court.  Students take on the roles of attorneys and witnesses and compete against each other in real courtrooms in front of real judges and lawyers.

"[A] unique opportunity for young people to learn about the legal system..."

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