***FINAL CALL FOR PARTICIPATION: Congress in the Classroom 2003***
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*** DEADLINE: March 15, 2003 - Only 3 Days Remaining! ***
The Dirksen Congressional Center invites high school and college faculty
to attend Congress in the Classroom 2003, a national, award-winning
education program now in its eleventh year. The program is sponsored by
The Dirksen Congressional Center located in Pekin, Illinois, in
cooperation with Bradley University, Peoria, Illinois, and is dedicated
to the exchange of ideas and information on teaching about Congress.
Congress in the Classroom is designed for secondary school teachers and
community college faculty who teach U.S. history, American government
civics, political science, social studies, or related subjects.
The 2003 program theme will be "An Overview of Congress." Individual
sessions and presenters for the program can be viewed at:
The workshop will take place from July 28 through July 31, 2003, on the
campus of Bradley University, Peoria, Illinois. Congress in the
Classroom is free to participants.
Those teachers who are not selected for the program will have an
opportunity to register for the Web-based Congress in the Classroom
The deadline for applications is March 15, 2003. Enrollment is
competitive and limited to thirty-five. Selection will be determined by
The Center. Individuals will be notified of their acceptance status by
April 1, 2003.
Take a look at The Dirksen Center Web site -
http://www.dirksencenter.org/progcongressinclassroom.htm -- to learn
more and see what participants say about the program. If you are
interested in registering for the Congress in the Classroom 2003
workshop, you can complete an online registration form found at: