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Civic Education Project

Educator Trainings and Workshops

Build your Knowledge and Skills to Tackle Difficult Topics and Inspire Student Leadership

Professional Learning With An Impact

CEP staff provide trainings and workshops for educators, youth development professionals, and other groups of practitioners on various topics within service-learning, social justice and leadership education, and youth development.

Benefits include:

  • Tiered and differentiated instruction that meets participants at their current level of expertise, and provides a level of challenge within personal and professional goals
  • Best practices within the topic area, combined with strategies for purposeful facilitation and curriculum design
  • Meaningful takeaways for immediate application in the classroom

"I came away with concrete tools and norms to use in the classroom with my students. This was a well-paced and thoughtful presentation and I would recommend it to all educators."

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CTD Backpack for Teachers

The Social Justice Oriented Classroom

Get access to curriculum content for grades 3-12, teaching notes, and professional learning resources intended to inspire reflection, learning, and action. 

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Format and Pricing

All workshops combine an interactive presentation, opportunities for personal reflection, hands-on activities, and time for applied practice. Sessions are currently offered online via Zoom, which allows for connected online learning and small group breakout spaces. Learn more about session formats.

Workshop rates start at $500 per 90-minute workshop; discounts may be available for multiple sessions. Contact us at cep@northwestern.edu with pricing inquiries.

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Sample Topics Include:

  • An Introduction to Social Justice Education
  • Asset-Based Community Development in Service-Learning
  • Developing & Assessing Non-Cognitive Skills
  • Navigating Difficult Conversations in the Classroom: Facilitation Skills for Critical Inquiry
  • Service-Learning 101: Infusing Service with Learning (Part 1), Curriculum Design & Implementation (Part 2)
  • Teaching Leadership

See complete session descriptions. Our team is happy to consider additional topics within our content areas; contact us at cep@northwestern.edu with topic inquiries.

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