34th Annual Civics and Law-Related Conference

  • 14 Oct 2010
  • 15 Oct 2010
  • Beaver Hollow Conference Center
The 34th Annual Civics and Law-Related Education Conference, hosted by the Law, Youth and Citizenship Program of NYSBA, will be held in Western New York, Oct. 14 and 15.
"Iroquois to Internet ~ An Examination of the 21st Century New York Classroom" 
A series of seminars and workshops addressing two critical areas for New York educators ~~ teaching Native American history and culture; and best practices for embracing technology in the classroom.
Special dinner presentation by Perry Ground,Turtle Clan member of the Onondaga Nation of the Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) Confederacy.
This year's 20 workshops include:
C-SPAN Resources: Ten Ideas You Can Use
Representative Democracy in America
Communities and Connections
Native American History Along Multigenerational Continuum
Civic Competencies for Students through Law & Literature
The Constitution & Character Education
Native Americans and the 14th Amendment
Classroom Collaboration with Technology
The Six Nations, Samuel Kirkland and the American Revolution
Smartboard in the Social Studies Classroom
Teaching Tolerance - Ethical Awareness
Justice Sandra Day O'Connor's iCivics
This year's conference will be held at the beautiful lakeside Beaver Hollow Conference Center near Darien Lakes.
Your conference fee of $195 includes two-nights private room, all six meals, 5 workshops, conference materials and use of Beaver Hollow's top-notch amenities and recreational opportunities ($175 per person if you want to share room) -- over $100 less than last year's prices thanks to the underwriting of the New York State Bar Association!
Register now and pay later - payment can be made now or in September.
Don't wait to register - we sold out our available seats last fall.
If you have already registered - thank you - we'll see you in October.
TO REGISTER ONLINE: visit our website, www.lycny.org
and follow the link to our conference registration site. Don't wait - we only have 30 seats left.
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