Wednesday, September 8, 2010

Free Teachers Resource Fair

2010 Teachers Resource Fair
Saturday 9/11/2010
Location: Union League Club of Chicago
65 West Jackson Boulevard
Chicago, Illinois 60604
(Please note shorts are not permitted at this venue.)

The 2010 Teacher Resource Fair on Saturday, September 11 offers middle and high school teachers an opportunity to meet with over 30 exhibitors who provide free civic education resources for the classroom and beyond. In addition to the wonderful resources available, this year we will also feature four content-rich sessions. Details listed below.

This year's Fair will once again be held in the beautiful Main Lounge at the Union League Club of Chicago.

Attendees will enjoy free registration and parking, a complimentary brunch and the chance to network with colleagues from the city and suburbs. Click here to register now!

Campaign Finance Reform
Cindi Canary, Director, Illinois Campaign for Political Reform
9:15 - 10:00am

To Keep and Bear Arms Lesson Plan Demonstration*
Marianne Boe, Teacher, Resurrection High School; McCormick Foundation TAC member
10:15 - 11:00am

*This lesson plan includes a new insert on the McDonald v. Chicago Supreme Court case!
Josh Hoyt, Executive Director, Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights
11:15am - 12:00pm

Patrick Geahan, FBI
12:15am - 1:00pm

Check out a list of scheduled exhibitors below, as well as links to Constitution-related lessons for Constitution Day.

American Bar Association Division for Public Education 3
American Library Association Office for Intellectual Freedom
Bill of Rights Institute 3
Chicago History Museum 3
Chicago Metro History Education Center
Chicago Public Schools, Office of Social Science and Service Learning
Citizen Advocacy Center 3
Constitutional Rights Foundation of Chicago 3
Cook County Clerk's Office 3
DePaul University 3
First Division Museum at Cantigny
Illinois First Amendment Center 3
Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center
Illinois Resource Center
Illinois YMCA Youth and Government
Jane Addams Hull-House Museum
League of Women Voters of Illinois/Student Vote
McCormick Foundation Civics Program 3
Newberry Library Professional Development Programs for Teachers
Mikva Challenge
National Archives at Chicago 3
Open Books
Pritzker Military Library
Survivor Quest
TheMash - An Edition of the Chicago Tribune
We the People Civic Education
Young Chicago Authors

To register CLICK HERE

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