Project Citizen Showcase Returns
Michigan Center for Civic Education Blog
by Ellen Zwarensteyn
4M ago
Project Citizen returns to Michigan! All schools are welcome to enter the state showcase being held May 7, 2021 (virtually) in conjunction with the Region 3 Project Citizen Research Program. Contact us to submit your portfolio and activate students as change agents through public policy! The post Project Citizen Showcase Returns appeared first on Michigan Center For Civic Education ..read more
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2020 We the People State Showcase and Championship Results!
Michigan Center for Civic Education Blog
by wphungerford
4M ago
On Friday, January 10 high schools from across Michigan participated the We the People Constitution Hearings hosted by the Michigan Center for Civic Education.  We the People engages students in simulated congressional hearings to present their researched testimony and answer questions about historical, political, and Constitutional issues.  Students become Constitutional generalists and specialists in one of six units of in-depth study. The primary purpose of the We the People curriculum and hearings is to engage classes of students in meaningful dialogue about our Constitution and ..read more
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2024 Civic Education Reception
Michigan Center for Civic Education Blog
by Ellen Zwarensteyn
4M ago
Celebrate a year of civic learning with the Michigan Center for Civic Education! March 22, 2024 at 6:30 p.m. at the Courtyard Marriott in Downtown Lansing – on the evening before Mock Trial state finals. Join us to honor teachers, students, donors, volunteers, and all those impacting present and future civic communities.  Opportunities are available to sponsor as well. Register here! The post 2024 Civic Education Reception appeared first on Michigan Center For Civic Education ..read more
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Congratulations, We the People Students!
Michigan Center for Civic Education Blog
by Ellen Zwarensteyn
4M ago
Congratulations to the 2024 We the People Students! January 12, 2024, 5 schools participated in the We the People State Finals and Showcase. Schools participating included: East Grand Rapids High School, Mr. Adam Horos East Kentwood High School, Mr. Justin Robbins Pioneer High School, Mr. Alex Constantelos Marian High School, Mr. Tim Wallace Richmond High School, Dr. Mark Ladd The results: Honorable Mentions: Marian and Richmond High Schools 3rd Place: East Grand Rapids High School 2nd: Pioneer High School 2024 State Champions: East Kentwood High School   Thank you to all our judge ..read more
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Mock Trial Case Materials are Available!
Michigan Center for Civic Education Blog
by Ellen Zwarensteyn
4M ago
The 2022-2023 Mock Trial season begins! Please visit the Mock Trial page to download the 2024 civil case.  Guard your gnomes – the drones are coming! Happy Trialing! The post Mock Trial Case Materials are Available! appeared first on Michigan Center For Civic Education ..read more
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We the Students – Michigan’s We the People Program School Registration is Open!
Michigan Center for Civic Education Blog
by Ellen Zwarensteyn
4M ago
Colleagues in Civic Education, We hope this finds you well!  We are so excited for this year’s We the Students – Michigan’s We the People program. This note serves to inform the public about volunteer opportunities, school registration, and process information. Volunteer Opportunities. You are needed! Do you enjoy Constitutional and current event questions? Please bring your Constitutional and field expertise to volunteer. Visit https://miciviced.org/programs/we-the-people/ and click the second orange button to sign up! School Registration is Open! Please visit https://miciviced.org ..read more
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Michigan Represents at the 2021 National Mock Trial Championship
Michigan Center for Civic Education Blog
by Ellen Zwarensteyn
4M ago
May 15 2021. Michigan’s Ann Arbor Huron High School and Novi High School represented the best of law related education this weekend at the National High School Mock Trial Championship.  Forty-six top finishing state and international teams gathered virtually to showcase their legal knowledge through simulated courtroom hearings.  Michigan has a long history of excellence in both the state and at the national championship.   Ann Arbor Huron High School advanced as Michigan’s State Champion to represent the state at the National Finals. The team performed extremely well with ..read more
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Best Wishes – We the People National Finals!
Michigan Center for Civic Education Blog
by Ellen Zwarensteyn
4M ago
MCCE and the State of Michigan would like to extend its best wishes for this weekend’s National Finals. Held virtually, Michigan will send two teams to the national finals. Those are: East Grand Rapids –  Teacher, Mr. Adam Horos East Kentwood – Teacher, Mr. Justin Robbins Thank you for representing Michigan! We look forward to learning from you and your rising Constitutional Scholars! The post Best Wishes – We the People National Finals! appeared first on Michigan Center For Civic Education ..read more
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Law Day 2019
Michigan Center for Civic Education Blog
by wphungerford
4M ago
Participate in all of the Law Day 2019 festivities. Law Day Essay Contest Students are invited to think, research, write, reflect and rewrite! Enter the 2019 Law Day Essay Contest by submitting a 500 word essay. An award will given to both a middle school and a high school student. Topics to be considered include: In what ways might a free society depend on free speech and a free press? Identify, discuss, and evaluate challenges to and triumphs of free speech and free press. In what ways might you be a champion of a free society utilizing free speech and free press. Due April 18, 2019. Subm ..read more
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