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Medal of Honor Character Development Program
Thursday, August 7, 2014

8:45a.m. - 3:00p.m.

The Walter and Leonore Annenberg Presidential Learning Center at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation is proud to partner with the Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation in presenting an exciting day of FREE professional development for teachers grades 6 - 12.  The workshop will be held at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and will feature classroom-ready curriculum developed by the Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation.
Attendees will have an opportunity to meet a Medal of Honor recipient, and hear their amazing story in person.  The training portion of the day will explore the Medal of Honor Character Development Program: Lessons of Personal Bravery and Self Sacrifice.
Highlights of the day’s events include:

  • Lunch with a Medal of Honor recipient
  • Teachers will receive the beautiful Medal of Honor Character Development Resource Kit
  • Teachers will receive the Walter and Leonore Annenberg Presidential Learning Center’s unit of civics curriculum entitled, Civics and Citizenship and single lesson plans

The Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation seeks to perpetuate the Medal of Honor’s legacy through outreach and collaborative efforts.  As part of their mission, they have created the “Medal of Honor Character Development Program” to incorporate the ideals of courage and selfless service into middle and high school curriculum to build character and promote responsible citizenship.  To learn more about the Congressional Medal of Honor’s “Medal of Honor Character Development Program please visit: http://www.cmohfoundation.org/educational-outreach/

  • Lunch will be provided. Please indicate if you prefer a vegetarian meal when registering.
  • Participants should bring a wireless-capable laptop to the workshop.
  • All teachers who successfully implement this curriculum into their classroom will be eligible to bring their students to a future Walter and Leonore Annenberg Presidential Learning Center Speaker Series for Students Event featuring a panel of Congressional Medal of Honor recipients.

Participation is open to teachers and administrators at the middle and high school level who serve in comprehensive public, private or charter schools.  This is highly recommended for schools that emphasize character education, civic engagement and advisory programs. Teachers of social studies, civics, language arts, leadership classes, and/or student government will find the day very valuable.

Please click HERE to register.

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10th Annual Constitution Day, Resources for Teachers, K-12
Saturday, September 13, 2014

8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

 The Walter and Leonore Annenberg Presidential Learning Center at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation, The Arsalyn Program of the Ludwick Family Foundation, Los Angeles County Office of Education, Constitutional Rights Foundation,  Center for Civic Education, and the Southern California Social Science Association are proud to present the 10th Annual Constitution Day Conference: Resources for Teachers, K-12 on Saturday, September 13, 2014.

Conference includes:

  • A tour of the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum, the Discovery Center & Air Force One
  • Constitution Scholar Series
  • Interactive teacher workshop sessions and
  • FREE LESSONS from sponsor organizations
  • howcase featuring recipients of the California Civic Learning Award

    $75 STIPEND for the FIRST 200 Teachers who Register and Attend the Conference!

    NON-REFUNDABLE REGISTRATION FEE: $25
    Lunch included. Space is limited

    Register: http://cms-ca.org/constitution_day_2014.html

    For more information about the 10th Annual Constitution Day contact Dr. Michelle M. Herczog at Herczog_Michelle@lacoe.edu or click here.

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