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Indiana We the People Summer Institute

Every summer the Indiana Bar Foundation holds a multi-day professional development workshop for educators wanting to learn more about the We The People program. Below is information from the 2022 Summer Institute. This information will be updated.

Registration due:

The Indiana Bar Foundation is pleased to announce its annual We the People Summer Institute. The institute is planned to take place in-person in either Bloomington or Indianapolis on June 26-30, with the location to be determined soon.

Indiana high, middle, and elementary school teachers can join the Bar Foundation to learn in-depth content and teaching strategies for important concepts you’ll be teaching in your government, history, or social studies classes. These topics will also aid We the People teachers in teaching the curriculum and preparing for the simulated congressional hearing authentic assessments, which will be focused on during the institute.

Content topics to be discussed

  • Women & Civic History: From the 19th Amendment to Title IX to the Equal Rights Amendment
  • Federalists and Anti-Federalist: Philosophical, Political, and Populist Debates
  • Elections and Voting History in the United States

Attendees will receive:

  • Lodging & meals (breakfast/lunch)
  • Classroom set of We the People textbooks or e-books
  • Teacher library worth $75
  • 26 hours of professional growth points (PGPs) (approx.)

Register now. Space is limited.

Who: Indiana elementary, middle, and high school educators teaching civics, government, and social studies
What: 2022 Indiana We the People Summer Institute
Where: Either Bloomington or Indianapolis (TBD)
Why: To learn content and teaching strategies about civics and government as well as the We the People: The Citizen and the Constitution program

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