Citizen U & Engaging Congress: Free Workshops in IL & TX


These free in-person workshops will help civic-minded educators develop engaged citizens by:

  • improving inquiry-based teaching using Library of Congress Teaching with Primary Sources (TPS) methodology;
  • reviewing the elementary through high school inquiry-based Citizen U interdisciplinary civics lessons
  • interacting with the free civics app Engaging Congress;
  • previewing the Library of Congress TPS Civics micro-credential pilot.


6th–12th grade educators in all content areas


Attendees will receive:

Teaching with Primary Sources training

Continuing Professional Development Units (CPDUs)

$125 stipend


Parking validation



Feb. 23, 2019 – 9 am to 3 pm

St. Mary’s University

1 Camino Santa Maria

San Antonio, Texas 78228

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January 17, 2019 – 9 am to 3 pm

DePaul University’s College of Education

2247 N. Halsted, Lower Level 103

Chicago, IL 60614

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