ACETA Teachers Visit Nation’s Capital

Aug 04, 2014 / E-news
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The 2013 American Civic Education Teacher Awards winners, Doug Oswald (left) and Dave Alcox (right), visited Washington, D.C., for two days recently where they met with their members of Congress and the House historian.

Winners of the 2013 American Civic Education Teacher Awards (ACETA), Doug Oswald (left) from Ocala, Florida, and Dave Alcox (right) from Milford, New Hampshire, with Mark Molli, Associate Director of the Center for Civic Education, on the "Speaker's Balcony" of the U.S. Capitol building following a meeting with House Speaker John Boehner's policy staff.

Winners of the 2013 American Civic Education Teacher Awards, Doug Oswald (left) from Ocala, Florida, and Dave Alcox (right) from Milford, New Hampshire, with Mark Molli, Associate Director of the Center for Civic Education, on the "Speaker's Balcony" of the U.S. Capitol following a meeting with House Speaker John Boehner's policy staff.

Oswald and Alcox also visited the U.S. Supreme Court, Library of Congress, and the National Archives. The annual ACETA awards are sponsored by the Center for Civic Education, the Center on Congress, and the National Education Association.

The honored teachers were in Washington, D.C., on July 28 and 29 where they met with their members of Congress and the historian of the U.S. House of Representatives. They also received a special tour of the U.S. Supreme Court and gained valuable information on teaching with primary sources from meetings at the Library of Congress and National Archives.

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