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Street Law, Inc.

Over 40 years of educating about law, democracy, and human rights

9 Feb, 2018

2018 Teaching for Civic Engagement Seminar - San Diego

8:00 AM San Diego County Bar Association 401 West A Street, San Diego, CA 92101

On February 9 & 10, 2018, Street Law will provide a comprehensive 2-day teacher professional development for secondary social studies teachers and supervisors. This professional development is designed to give teachers exciting, interactive strategies that will engage students in civics and government lessons. This Seminar will include: current public issues in civics and government , like equal protection, First Amendment, immigration, gun laws, and limits of search and seizure  engaging strategies for building students’ civic skills  like constructing arguments, evaluating claims, deliberating, negotiating, and taking action an observation of federal court proceedings  and meeting with a federal judge The Seminar includes breakfast and lunch on both days, attendance stipends, a binder full of classroom-ready materials, and the newest edition of the McGraw-Hill U.S. Government textbook. Substitute teacher reimbursements are available if needed for teacher release on February 9. It is  completely free  to teachers (a value of more than $1,200 for each participant)!    San Diego-area teachers who teach or supervise secondary (middle and high school) social studies are eligible to attend.  Street Law thanks the following generous supporters: the San Diego County Bar Association and McGraw-Hill Education. Read more

25 Apr, 2018

2018 Street Law Awards Dinner

6:00 PM The Fairmont Washington D.C.

Wednesday, April 25, 2018 Join us in Washington for Street Law's annual Awards Dinner! This annual event generates essential support for our programs while celebrating Street Law champions from around the world. Read more

14 Jun, 2018

2018 Supreme Court Summer Institute for Teachers

Washington, D.C.

Since 1995, over 1,300 social studies educators from across the country have come together in Washington, D.C. for the Supreme Court Summer Institute for Teachers, a six-day teacher professional development program focused on improving teaching about the U.S. Supreme Court. The Institute is co-sponsored by the Supreme Court Historical Society. Read more