A series of seminars and workshops addressing critical areas for educators.
Attendees historically include teachers, administrators, program directors, youth leaders, lawyers, academicians, historians and constitutional scholars.
This year's Law, Youth and Citizenship Conference will feature 22 ninety-minute workshops. We have a tiered registration available. You may register for the entire conference, or come for just one day (Click any of the green Register Now stars to register). See below for pricing structure. Special conference rates for sleeping rooms at Danfords - $130/night.
Conducting Mock Trials in Your Classroom
iCivics - Interactive Civic Education
The Curtisha Morning Case
Understanding News Media
The Trial That Never Was - mock trial demo
The Use of Political Cartoons and Satire in Teaching History
Teaching Civic Responsibility through Literature
Project Citizen - Teaching Public Policy
Student-Centered Learning: Implications for a Democratic Society
School-Based Youth Courts
Conduct Your Own Youth Civics Conference
Ethics and Law Enforcement
The Constitution, Law and News Literacy
Two Civics Programs are Better Than One
Community-Based Youth Courts
Haudenosaunee Influence on American Democracy
Develop and Assess Skills through Culminating Events
Judging Jefferson, Judging History
Mock Trial 101
Teaching the Constitution to ESL Students
Political Cartoons and Satire in the Classroom
Criminal Justice and the Fourth Amendment
Full conference: $125 includes Wednesday Reception, all meals, all workshops, conference materials.
One Day Pricing:
Thursday Only (10/20) - $99 includes 3 meals/3 sessions
Friday Only (10/21) - $49 includes 2 meals/2 sessions
Payment: You will be mailed a bill for the options you choose when you register. Payment may be made by check or credit card. Purchase Orders may be faxed to 518.486.1571.
Check-in: Wednesday (Oct. 19) begins at 4 p.m. ~ Relaxed Reception 7-9 pm overlooking the harbor.
Thursday (Oct. 20) - breakfast, lunch and dinner and three 90-minute sessions (first session 8:45 am)
Friday (Oct. 21) - breakfast and lunch and two 90-minute sessions (first session at 8:45 am)
by Linda Monk, constitutional scholar, journalist, and award-winning author. A graduate of Harvard Law School, she twice received the American Bar Association’s Silver Gavel Award, its highest honor for law-related media. Attendees will receive a free copy of her book, "The Words We Live By: Your Annotated Guide to the Constitution."
Conference flyer - pdf
(Conference details to share with your administrator/supervisor)
Schedule of events, meals and sessions
two formats:Conference Agenda pdf - 8-1/2 x 11"
Conference Agenda - pdf - 8-1/2 x 14"
detailed workshop descriptions
and presenter bios
Conference at a Glance
chart of sessions/meals
Hotel and Travel Info
Hotel - $130 night
(mention you are with the conference)
For those coming from upstate NY, Connecticut and New England - park in Bridgeport, CT and travel on the ferry for a special conference ticket of only $13 roundtrip!
Easy to get to by car, plane or train!
Parking & Ferry Information
20% off for conference attendees!
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