2013 Kansas Constitutional Conference
Civil and Economic Liberty: Supreme Court DBQs
Topeka, KS – June 4-5, 2013
Attending teachers will receive classroom-ready tools to educate their students about the Founding principles of Natural Rights, Rule of Law, and Private Property. Teachers will discuss Supreme Court decisions related to civil and economic liberty, and examine how these landmark cases have impacted the United States. Participants will dig into primary source documents and explore the following cases: Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission (2010) and Schechter Poultry Corp. v. United States (1935).
The program will begin at 2pm on Tuesday, June 4th, and will include a sit-down dinner and opening presentation from our Constitutional Scholar on Tuesday evening.
Our program on June 5th will include pedagogical sessions with a master teacher as well as lectures and discussion sessions with our Constitutional Scholar, and will conclude with a private tour of the Kansas Capitol Building.
Missed the registration deadline but want to be placed on the waiting list? Email Laura Vlk or call 703-894-1776 ext. 20.
- Kansas Social Studies teachers of grades 8-12.
- Applicants must teach in the state of Kansas.
- Lodging for the night of June 4th, and all meals will be covered by the Institute.
- Participants will be responsible for their own transportation to and from Topeka – a travel reimbursement up to $75 will be available.
- Program sessions will take place at the Ramada Topeka - 420 Southeast 6th Avenue, Topeka, KS 66607
- Attending teachers will also receive a certificate for 7 contact hours.
- The program begins with required pre-conference readings which will be sent to participants in May.
- All participants will also receive a copy of our brand new curriculum, focused on civil and economic liberty!
This conference is made possible through the generous support of The Fred and Mary Koch Foundation.