Register Now for the Michigan Joint Social Studies Conference
The Michigan Center for Civic Education is partnering once again with the Michigan Council for the Social Studies, Michigan Council on Economic Education, and the Michigan Geographic Alliance to present the Joint Social Studies Conference.
The Joint Social Studies Conference will provide:
•A great opportunity for teachers to learn about best practice
•New materials and lessons
•Sessions for elementary, middle school and high school teachers
•Current educational research
•A chance to talk with social studies teachers from around the state
Conference Highlights Include:
•Keynote on Thursday, November 6: Superintendent Flanagan, Michigan Department of Education
•Panel Discussion on Friday, November 7: The Detroit Bankruptcy
Moderated by Nathan Bomey of the Detroit Free Press, panelists include Chief Judge Gerald E. Rosen, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan, Sonya Mays, (special advisor to emergency manager Kevyn Orr) and Brad Williams, Detroit Regional Chamber of Commerce.
•Roundtable Discussions for teachers to make recommendations for revisions of the Michigan Social Studies content expectations. (The Michigan Department of Education is embarking on a one year project to review Michigan Social Studies Grade Level Content Expectations through the lens of the College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework for Social Studies.The intent is to edit and clarify the existing standards as a basis for revised social studies assessment.The Roundtable discussions will give input to this project.)
When: Thursday, November 6, 1:00-5:00 p.m.; Friday, November 7, 8:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m
(Exact times are tentative—check back for more details).
Where: Best Western Plus Hotel, 6820 S. Cedar Street, Lansing. Room reservations can be made by contacting the hotel at (517) 694-8123. Mention group code MCSS1114 to receive the reduced rate of $98.50 + taxes
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