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We the People Bootcamp

Welcome to the We the People Bootcamp, a transformative three-part series guided by Ashley Vascik (MD) and Megan Boimann-Hennies (KY), two exceptional mentor teachers with years of competitive experience.
Don't miss this unique opportunity to embark on a journey of growth and inspiration with the We the People Bootcamp. Watch the videos below!
Who is the Bootcamp For?
If you’ve been trained to use the We the People curriculum but have never participated in organized competition, or if you’re relatively new to regional or state-level competitions and you’d like to improve, this is the program for you!

The bootcamp does presume a certain level of familiarity with the We the People program, so if you're not already aware of the program, please reach out. We'd love to discuss how you can incorporate We the People into your lessons.
What is the Purpose of the Bootcamp?
In the first part of this series, we delve into the profound impact of the We the People competition on student growth and development. Discover how this innovative approach fosters critical thinking, enhances civic engagement, and nurtures a sense of personal responsibility. Uncover how We the People empowers students to become informed and active participants in our democratic society.
Date Recorded: August 15, 2023
The second segment focuses on identifying the key skills and knowledge that are crucial for students' success in the We the People competition. Our mentor teachers will provide comprehensive insights into the essential competencies necessary to excel in a competitive setting, such as public speaking, research, and analytical thinking. Learn how to effectively integrate these skills into your curriculum and guide students toward achieving their full potential.
Date Recorded: August 26, 2023
In this session, our mentors will share strategies to support your students' preparation and enhance their performance. Gain practical techniques for structuring lessons, facilitating meaningful discussions, and providing constructive feedback. Empower your students to articulate their ideas and opinions confidently.
Date Recorded: September 30, 2023

Professional Development

The Center has offered high-quality educator professional development for decades. Today, we provide such opportunities through our partners in several states in addition to organized Center events, self-paced online courses, and special webinars.

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