- Application deadline April 15, 2018 - Acceptance letter mailed to teacher by end of May 2018
All secondary government, history, and social studies teachers are invited to apply to attend this day-and-a-half educational experience.
Goal To foster a better understanding of the role of the courts, how courts work, and how judges make decisions.
Objectives Teachers will be able to:
Teach others with confidence about the nature, history, structure, function, and processes of the courts and the judiciary.
Implement strategies for effectively teaching legal concepts and systems.
Utilize technology to teach law-related subjects and concepts and to present law- related lessons and activities.
Apply constitutional knowledge and principles to judicial decision-making.
There is no fee for this program. Expenses for lodging, meals, and mileage will be reimbursed. Credit: The Institute is designed to provide the minimum contact time of 15 program hours, including 12 hours on-site and three additional hours for classroom implementation, as required for the participants to earn one graduate credit from the University of North Dakota. If a participant applies for the credit, the credit fee will be reimbursed.
Should you have questions regarding the North Dakota Justice Teaching Institute, contact Lee Ann Barnhardt at 701- 328-4251 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.