Civics Summit to be held in Virginia in September
2008 Civics Summit
September 19, 2008
Capitol Building, Richmond, Virginia
Civic Engagement in a Changing World
The Hidden Dimension of Civic Education and Engagement
Professor David Wilkins
Kirkland and Ellis Professor of Law, Harvard Law School
Civic Engagement in the 2008 Election
Dr. Robert Holsworth
Professor of Political Science and Public Administration
Virginia Commonwealth University
Virtual Civic Engagement: Games, Social Networking and Learning
Director, Pew Internet and American Life Project
Dr. Joseph Kahne
Dean of the School of Education
Research Director of Civic Engagement Research Group, Mills College
Teacher/administrator registration: http://www.cpe.vt.edu/reg/civsum/
Can’t attend? The Summit will be webcast live from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
To view, go to the Everyday Civics Web site at: http://civics.pwnet.org.
For more information, call Beverly Thurston at (804) 225-2893.
Hosted by the Virginia Commission on Civics Education
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