On April 25th, IVC held its annual Evening of Gratitude. The Joan Lueder Coffey Service Award supports an IVC-Sacred Heart alum who volunteers at an organization which promotes educational opportunities for students of limited means.
Read the article from the Associated Alumnae and Alumni of the Sacred Heart on the Joan Luder Coffey Award.
September 17 is Constitution Day. To celebrate this truly remarkable document, check this page at the Primary Source Network for lots of materials related to the Constitution!
Feel free to invite your students to play Cicero to test their knowledge of the Constitution! Go to cicero-constitution.com or use this link for instructions on how to play!
In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15 through October 15), we invite educators to take advantage of the numerous resources of the Library of Congress to integrate the celebration into their instruction. This link from TPS-Barat’s Primary Source Nexus provides a wealth of themed link sets for numerous purposes and topics.
The Barat Education Foundation is pleased to announce that the 2014 Our American Voice® Summit for participants in the greater Chicago area will be held on Tuesday, June 10 from 10 AM to 2 PM at the UIC Forum, 725 S. Roosevelt Road in Chicago. The Our American Voice® program is an in-school/after-school project based learning program that links American history, government and civics to educate, engage and empower middle-grade students to become participative citizens in their communities. Students from the 18 participating schools in the Chicago area will meet to celebrate their successes in creating positive change in their communities.
Attendance at the Summit is limited to invitees only. If you would like to attend, please contact the Barat Education Foundation at 847.574.2465.
The Our American Voice® Program is owned and operated by the Barat Education Foundation, and is delivered in the Chicago metropolitan area with the generous support of The Robert R. McCormick Foundation and the Alice B. Drake Endowment.