Constitutional Workshop

Documents of Freedom: A Tradition of Rights

New York, NY
November 13, 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.

Registration for this workshop is currently closed. If you would like to be placed on the waiting list, please email Laura Vlk.

Program Details:

  • Program Location: The Hampton Inn, LaGuardia Airport | 102-40 Ditmars Blvd East Elmhurst New York, New York 11369  – map it
  • The workshop begins at 8:00 A.M. with registration and breakfast, and concludes at 3:00 P.M.
  • Teachers should dress in business casual for the day.

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: events@BillofRightsInstitute.org or at 703-894-1776, ext. 20.


This workshop is made possible through the generous support of the Bodman Foundation