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REL Central Event: Improving Civic Readiness Through Research, Policy, and Practice
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August 17, 2021

Time: 12:00–1:00 p.m. MT

Location: Virtual

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Description: REL Central invites you to join us for a webinar exploring how students’ civic readiness can be developed and measured. Partners from the Wyoming Department of Education, Nebraska Department of Education, and Eugene School District 4J in Oregon will share the policies, programs, and practices they are implementing to support the development of civic readiness in their state or district. REL Central will provide an overview of research on trends in civic readiness, education, and participation. We will also introduce a new tool, Measuring Civic Readiness: A Review of Survey Scales, which participants can use to develop their own survey instruments.

Partnership or Research Alliance: College and Career Readiness

Audience: The primary audience for this webinar includes state and local education agency personnel, particularly teachers, principals, curriculum directors, state program directors, and other staff responsible for civic readiness programming.

Speakers: Presenters:

  • Matt Eide, REL Central
  • Steven Tedeschi, REL Central
  • Marc Brodersen, REL Central
  • Jillian Balow, State Superintendent, Wyoming Department of Education
  • Ebony McKiver, Social Studies Education Specialist, Nebraska Department of Education
  • Jenoge Khatter, Social Studies and TAG TOSA, Eugene School District 4J

Report Citation: Tedeschi, S. E. J., Brodersen, R. M., Schramm, K., Haines, M., Liu, J., McCullough, D., Eide, M., & Cherasaro, T. (2021). Measuring civic readiness: A review of survey scales (REL 2021–068). U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance, Regional Educational Laboratory Central.

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