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Street Law, Inc.

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

2017 Chicago Community College Faculty Development Seminar

When
September 22, 2017
Registration Period
17 April - 12 September 17
Location
Robert R. McCormick Foundation

Street Law, Inc.—in collaboration with the Robert R. McCormick Foundation, the ABA Division for Public Education, and the Democracy Commitment—is offering a faculty development seminar for community college professors who are interested in developing a law-based civics program at their colleges. The program involves innovative classroom instruction and community-based learning.

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Join like-minded faculty and administrators to learn about the elements of Street Law's Community College Program, the course curriculum, best practices in civic education instruction, and the positive impact the course can have on college students. 

The seminar will be facilitated by Lee Arbetman, author of Street Law’s community college textbook, Street Law: Understanding Law and Legal Issues (McGraw Hill, 2012).

For additional information about this Seminar, please contact Christine Lucianek at christine.lucianek@americanbar.org or 312-988-5737.

Program Info

Community College

Street Law, Inc.’s community college course is an innovative, law-based civic learning program for community colleges. It prepares students for democratic practice and develops the skills necessary for workforce and civic success through a unique combination of classroom and community-based learning. This community college program fits well into criminal... Read more

Online registration for this event is open from April 17, 2017 to September 12, 2017.

Registration Instructions

Space is limited so please register as soon as possible! Please note each person attending MUST register.

  1. Complete and submit the online registration form by Tuesday, September 12, 2017
  2. Thanks to funding from the Robert R. McCormick Foundation, this program is offered free of cost to faculty from community colleges in:
    • Cook County
    • Lake County
    • DuPage County
    • Will County
    • Kane County
  3. There is a $40 registration fee for faculty outside of those counties.
  4. If you experience any problems with the online registration system, please contact Anthony Ashford (aashford@streetlaw.org) for assistance.

Location

  • The Robert R. McCormick Foundation
    205 N Michigan Avenue #4300
    Chicago, Illinois 60601 
    T 312.445.5000
Big thank you to The Robert R. McCormick Foundation for providing meeting space!
 

Meals

Breakfast and lunch will be provided. Please communicate any special dietary needs in your registration form so that we can accommodate you.

Also, a $25 transportation stipend will be available to participants from community colleges in Cook County, Lake County, DuPage County, Will County, or Kane County.