Pre-K-12 students across the state need effective and equitable civic education and civic engagement opportunities.
On February 17, join experts and practitioners with “front line” expertise such as classroom educators, district and state curriculum experts, nonprofit professionals providing in-school and after school programming, as well as elected officials and business leaders in the state. Together, this venerable group will recognize the ways in which Maryland leads the nation and will make recommendations about how to address opportunity gaps and to strengthen civics education and service-learning this year and beyond.
- John B. King, Jr, President and CEO, The Education Trust
- Dr. Jennifer King Rice, Dean and Professor, College of Education, University of Maryland
- Dr. Sarah McGrew, Assistant Professor, College of Education, University of Maryland
- Lena Morreale Scott, Senior Faculty, College of Education, University of Maryland
- Leah Renzi, Coordinator of Social Studies, Maryland State Department of Education
- Julie Ayers, Service-Learning Specialist, Maryland State Department of Education
- Jen Wheeler, Director, Teacher Professional Development Programs & Curricula Street Law, Inc.
- James Rossi, Social Studies Teacher, Washington County Public Schools
- Abby Kiesa, Deputy Director, The Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning & Engagement (CIRCLE)
- Nathan Dietz, Associate Research Scholar, School of Public Policy; Senior Researcher, Do Good Institute