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KSDE Civic Engagement Conference Registration: KSDE is sponsoring the first annual Civic Engagement Conference which will focus on providing educators and students grades 6 through 12 with resources, ideas, and experiences that will improve the civic engagement culture of their schools. Presenters from across the state and region will present sessions on a variety of programs and practices. Online registration Deadline is February 14, 2018. There will be no walk-up registration.
Call for Presentations for the KSDE Civic Engagement Conference: We are soliciting presentations from schools, voluntary associations, community groups, non-partisan civic organizations, and vendors. Presentations will be 50 minutes long and organized around the "Six Proven Practices of Effective Civic Learning (http://www.civicmissionofschools.org/educators/six-proven-practices). Successful presentation proposals will include one or more of the "Six Proven Practices'" and/or practical ways to improve the civic engagement culture of schools. Preference will be given to presentations that include adult and student presenters or video of students involved in the program being promoted.
Student Poster Presentation Proposal KSDE Civic Engagement Conference: A Student Poster Presentation will take place at the KSDE Civic Engagement Conference on February 19th at the Ramada Downtown in Topeka, KS. Students (grades 6 through 12) will be invited to create a poster presentation on a tri-fold presentation board not to exceed 48 inches in height and 48 inches in width. The selected poster project will present student identified problems in their schools, communities, nation, or the world, and propose solutions to those problems. The format should describe the PROBLEM, the POWER, the PLAN, and the PEOPLE. Deadline for submissions is Tuesday January 16, 2018 and must be accompanied by an adult registration to the conference.
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