2019-20 At-A-Glance Calendar

To help you begin planning for next year, below is Classroom Law Project’s working calendar for the 2019-2020 school year. Check back for updates and more live links as plans develop and watch for more professional development opportunities and new, exciting fun that will be added!

 

August 2019
1 – Oregon Civics Conference Workshop Proposals Close
27 – Street Law fall classes begin at Lewis & Clark Law School
30 – Educator of the Year Nominations Close

September 2019
9 – Street Law in the Classroom Begins
14 – We the People – Pre-Season Collaboration Workshop (previewing the 2020 Questions)
17 – CONSTITUTION DAY!

October 2019
7 – Court Tours in Multnomah County Begin
7 –  Weekly CLP Current Events Begin
11 – (Statewide Inservice) Workshop: The 19th Amendment & Suffrage in the United States / Teaching the 2020 Primary Election Season  (location TBD)
14 – Book Clubs begin around the state (day of week varies by region) – Book #1
19 – Student-led We the People Scrimmages (regional as available)
26 – Mini Mocks! (in various regions)

November 2019
18 – Book Club Week – Book #2

December 2019
6 – The 2019 Oregon Civics Conference for Teachers –  Salem
15 – BILL OF RIGHTS DAY!!

January 2020
11 – We the People Regional Competition
13 – Street Law Spring Semester classes begin at Lewis & Clark Law School
14 – 100th ANNIVERSARY OF OREGON RATIFYING THE 19th AMENDMENT!
25 – We the People High School State Tournament

February 2020
8 – Workshop: Civil Discourse & Building Consensus in an Election Year
14 – OREGON’S BIRTHDAY!
10 – Book Club Week – Book #3
22 – Mock Trial Regional Competitions (statewide)

March 2020
6/7 – Mock Trial State Tournament
9 – Book Club Week – Book #4

April 2020
11 – Workshop: Student Rights and Student Voice in American Democracy (location TBD)
13 – Book Club Week – Book #5
15 – Law Day Student Civics Conference

May 2020
4 – Teacher Appreciation Week
6-9 – National Mock Trial Competition (Evanston, IN)
11 – Book Club Week – Book #6
22 – Project Citizen Showcase / Workshop: Introducing Authentic Civic Engagement into your Classroom for next year (Project Citizen)

June 2020
22-24 – Summer Institute: Evolving Student Rights & the Constitution (featuring Justin Driver, author of The Schoolhouse Gate)