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History and Social Science
Constitution Day and Citizenship Day is September 17, 2014

September 17, 2014 is Constitution Day and Citizenship Day and the week of September 17 - 24, 2014 is Constitution Week. Listed below are several links to resources to help students learn more about the document as well as the events leading to the writing and ratification of the United States Constitution.

http://constitutioncenter.org/constitution-day/constitution-day-resources†National Constitution Center

http://thomas.loc.gov/teachers/constitution.html†Library of Congress

http://www.archives.gov/education/lessons/constitution-day/†National Archives

http://www.scholastic.com/browse/collection.jsp?id=391†Scholastic

http://new.civiced.org/resources/curriculum/constitution-day-and-citizenship-day†Center for Civic Education


http://www.consource.org/†ConSource





Virginia History or State and Local Government Requirement for Licensure
This is a follow-up to Superintendent’s Memo #285-13, dated October 25, 2013, notifying school divisions that in response to Senate Bill 1345 of the 2013 General Assembly, the Virginia Board of Education amended the Licensure Regulations for School Personnel to require the following:
Individuals who hold any one of these endorsements on a Virginia license will be required to satisfy the Virginia History or State and Local Government requirement for renewal after July 1, 2014.
Endorsements
•Early-Middle Education K-8
•Elementary Grades NK-8
•Elementary Grades K-7
•Elementary Grades K-8
•Elementary Grades 1-7
•Elementary Grades 4-7
•Kindergarten Elementary Grades 1-7
•Economics
•Government
• History
• History and Social Sciences
• Middle Education Grades 4-8
• Middle Education Grades 5-8
• Middle Education Grades 6-8
• Middle Education Grades 6-7
• Middle Education 6-8: History and Social Science
•Social Studies-Without History
To meet the requirements, the Virginia Department of Education is offering the Virginia State and Local Civic Education Module free of charge. The module may be accessed at the following address: http://www.civiceducationva.org/. Individuals completing the module should print a copy of the certificate of completion for verification. The module has a value of five professional development points.
If you have any questions or need further information, please contact Jeff Girvan girvanjm@pwcs.edu

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