Events Friday, Oct 4, 2019 - Saturday, Oct 5, 2019

Civics and Democracy: Successes and Failures in Three Branches of American Government

University Hall, 1815 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02140

Add to Calendar 2019-10-04T18:00:00 2019-10-05T17:00:00 America/New_York CAPS Civics I Institute Explore social controversies past, present, and future with experts from the three branches of government. University Hall, 1815 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge,, MA 02140 Graduate School of Education madams@lesley.edu
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Civics and Democracy I: Successes and Failures in Three Branches of American Government

Register today for Civics and Democracy I, the first institute offered this fall through the Center for Advanced Professional Studies. You can take this as a one-credit course or for professional development points (PDPs). 

Friday evening panel discussion is free and open to the public.


Friday, 6–9 pm: Panel discussion with former US Congressional Representative Michael Capuano, former Carter White House Deputy Counsel Margaret McKenna, and former US Supreme Court Fellow and Clark University Professor Mark Miller. University Hall Amphitheater. 

Saturday, 9 am–5 pm: Workshops
Explore social controversies past, present, and future with experts from the three branches of government. Examine the fundamental ideas at work in the institutions of the US government, and develop curriculum materials to meet Massachusetts civics standards with pedagogy to support students in becoming engaged citizens. University Hall Room 2-078.

Dr. Susan Patterson is director of the PhD in Educational Studies: Individually Designed Specialization, and has a background in teaching middle and high school history and economics. Dr. Tatiana Cruz teaches history courses at Lesley. Her areas of specialty include African American history, Latinx history, and 20th century social movements. 

Cost for 10 PDPs: $150
Cost for 1 graduate credit: $650 plus $20 registration fee

Register for:
Course title: Civics and Democracy
Course number for credit: EEDUC 5160.01 (19/FA)
Course number for PDPs: EEDUC 5160.CEU1 (19/FA)

Registration form [PDF]: download, print and fill out, and send to:
University Registrar
Lesley University
29 Everett Street
Cambridge, MA 02138

You may also walk in the registration form: 1815 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, 02140, third floor, or fax it to 617.349.8717.

Payment

You can send a check for the course amount with your registration form. If you prefer, you can be billed. In that case, once your form is received and processed, you will be invited to join the Lesley Student Accounts Center for e-billing and payment.

For registration information, contact Rodney Durand: caps@lesley.edu or 617.349.8511


This is the first of our fall offerings through the Center for Advanced Professional Studies. See our full fall schedule.

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Graduate School of Education