Civic Education In Michigan
The Michigan Center for Civic Education (MCCE) was established in 1982 as a non-partisan 501(C)3 nonprofit corporation. MCCE was created to be a premier organization dedicated to preparing active and informed members of society through law-related and civic education in Michigan.
We are dedicated to providing youth with the knowledge and skills needed to become engaged members of a more vibrant and healthy civic society. Learning to swim cannot be done simply by reading a book; a person needs to jump into the water and to get wet. The same is true in regards to learning how to be a be a responsible, engaged members of society.
Students need to have opportunities to both learn and practice the skills of citizenship and to interact with members of the community in order to understandand how they can be actively engaged in the process.
Civic Education News & Articles
Stay up-to-date with the latest news about Michigan’s civic education programs for teachers, students and members of the community. Our programs reflect best practices in civic and law-related education and provide experiences that are relevant, rigorous, and connected to real life experiences. Read our featured articles below!
We offer an array of programs for students including Mock Trial, We the People and Project Citizen. For teachers we offer opportunities for professional development and concepts to be applied in the classroom and beyond.