Constitutional Workshop

Documents of Freedom: A Tradition of Rights

Kansas City, KS
September 16, 2014

The Bill of Rights Institute is hosting a free one-day workshop entitled Documents of Freedom: A Tradition of Rights.

At this free one-day seminar, you will discover resources to help engage your students with the Constitution, the Federalist Papers, the Anti-Federalist Papers and Madison’s Notes of Debates in the Federal Convention.

We will provide you with easy-to-implement resources to bring these concepts alive, as well as provide new methods to teach these topics to your students as we explore our new and totally digital resource, Documents of Freedom.

This workshop is for U.S. History, Government, Economics, Civics and Social Studies teachers and will help meet numerous state standards.

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Important Program Details for Participants:

  • Program Location: University of Kansas, Edward Campus – in the BEST Building and Conference Center | 12604 Quivira Road, Overland Park KS 66213. Blue campus signs will direct you to the Conference Center.
  • Our workshop will be held in BEST 135. There will be signs directing you to this room.
  • Free parking is available on campus in campus lots. Attendees are encourage to park in the lot off of 125th Street on this campus map.
  • The workshop begins at 7:30 A.M. with registration and breakfast, and concludes at 2:30 P.M.
  • We are offering substitute reimbursement to attending teachers. A form will be passed out at the workshop.

Participants will:

  • Use student-friendly activities to analyze primary sources including the Federalist Papers, the Anti-Federalist Papers, and Madison’s Notes of Debates in the Federal Convention
  • Participate in engaging lessons that will help your students analyze these Founding documents.
  • Analyze real-world scenarios and Supreme Court cases that illustrate the enduring significance of the Bill of Rights and its limits on government.
  • Be awarded a Professional Development certificate for 6 seat hours.

For questions, please contact Laura Vlk at: or at 703-894-1776, ext. 20.

This workshop is made possible through the generous support of the Fred and Mary Koch Foundation