Programs

For teachers:

Interactive and engaging workshops for teachers of civics, government, law and related subjects. Take home ready-to-use lessons and resources and be prepared to spark lively classroom discussions and strengthen students' analytical skills. A great way to start the school year with new content, lessons and ideas! 

Go behind the scenes of Ohio’s government with two days of professional development in Ohio’s state capital where educators interact with the movers and shakers in the executive, judicial and legislative branches of Ohio’s government!

For students:

Watch your students grow both academically and personally, right before your eyes! Students learn first-hand about the law, court procedures and the judicial system while also building critical 21st Century skills. The case is original and unscripted, and students must be prepared to argue both sides.

Combine middle school students' love of argument with a love of good literature. Middle School Mock Trial cases are literature-based, with cases constructed from books most commonly read in the middle grades. Students learn first-hand about the law, court procedures, and the judicial system while also building critical 21st Century skills. 

Moot Court focuses on the appellate court process and is designed to provide students the opportunity to present a simulated oral argument and respond to questions posed by a panel of volunteer judges.

Project Citizen is a portfolio-based civic education project for middle and high school students as well as youth groups and is designed to promote competent and responsible participation in state and local government.

We The People...The Citizen and the Constitution is an instructional program on the history and principles of American constitutional democracy for elementary, middle, and high school students.

We The People...The Citizen and the Constitution is an instructional program on the history and principles of American constitutional democracy for elementary, middle, and high school students.

Youth For Justice is a project-based service learning program designed to empower youth to be actively engaged citizens who work together to make a positive difference in their community! 

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