About MCCE

Our Mission

The Mission of the Michigan Center for Civic Education is to promote and support the development of engaged responsible citizens through law-related and civic education.

To accomplish this Mission MCCE:

  • Advocates with policymakers and educators
  • Supports teachers with professional development and curriculum resources
  • Engages students
  • Develops partnerships and networks

Download the Educating for Democracy brochure (PDF, 8 MB).

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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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