Your Chance to Welcome a Guest Speaker into your Classroom
Constitution Day: Tuesday, September 17, 2013.
Last year on Constitution Day nearly 200 Utah lawyers and judges volunteered in social studies classrooms across the state, teaching students about the separation of powers and the importance of an independent judiciary.
In coordination with the teachers, and through fun and interactive role-playing, these lawyers and judges presented new terms and concepts celebrating the Constitution and giving students a hands-on opportunity to apply fundamental Constitutional rights.
We want every school in Utah to be a part of the Utah State Bar’s Second Annual Constitution Day Outreach program. If you want to participate again or join us for the first time, please click on this link https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/2013CivicsRequest and complete the survey.
You will then receive the curriculum and be paired with a lawyer or judge to present to your classroom. Contact information will be provided so you can coordinate with the presenter before the big day. If you want to participate but have a conflict on September 17, we are happy to schedule a presenter on a day that suits your class schedule.
If you have questions, please see our website http://civics.utahbar.org/teacherresources.html.
Angelina Tsu and Ben Hathaway are chairs of the Civics Committee at the Utah State Bar.