Bloomington (8/22) & Indy (9/21) Pub PDs!

10 Aug 2017 4:47 AM | Susan Tomlinson (Administrator)

The Indiana Council for the Social Studies and the IU Center on Representative Government invite you and your coworkers to participate in our next Bloomington Pub Professional Development, Tuesday, August 22nd at Nick’s English Hut (upstairs in the Hoosier Room) from 5:00 – 7:00.   This will be a time for social studies teachers to discuss methods and techniques with educators from neighboring districts in a relaxed atmosphere. The discussion topic for this event is Activities for Promoting Active Citizenship to include: Engaging Congress, Constitution Day, Civil Rights and more.  Bring ideas to share or simply come to learn.  The Center for Representative Government will provide appetizers, and participants will be responsible for their own beverages.  Certificates for 2 Professional Growth Points will be awarded.  Please RSVP to Susan Tomlinson no later than Saturday, August 19th at  The first 10 teachers to sign up will receive a classroom set of pocket Constitution booklets.  All  participants will receive Preamble Challenge Tshirts.

The Greenwood/Indy South Side Pub P.D. will be held Thursday, September 21st from 5:00 – 7:00 at The Oaken Barrel, Vista Village, 50 Airport Pkwy l, Greenwood, IN 46143 (not far from the I65/Main Street exit).  Our topic of discussion for the evening will be Understanding Islam, and our guest speaker will be Dr. Edward Curtis IV Millennium Chair of the Liberal Arts & Professor of Religious Studies at IUPUI.  The format will include introductions, appetizers sponsored by ICSS, and participants pay for their own beverages.  Dr. Curtis will speak for 20 – 30 minutes, and then it will be open discussion.  Participants will receive 2 Professional Growth Points for their participation.  This is an opportunity for learning and socializing with educators from neighboring districts in a relaxed atmosphere.  Please RSVP to by September 19th so that we may make sufficient reservations.

Indiana Council for the Social Studies a member of the National Council for the Social Studies  

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