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CIVIC EVENTS

CEC Annual Events

Educator Institute - (September 19, 2023)

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THE NEXT LEVEL OF CIVIC EDUCATION!

At the CEC Educators Institute you and your lead staff can learn how to develop opportunities for active participation and civic engagement of young leaders in your school with special emphasis on implementing their own projects to address a particular social need in the school and/or community in an effort to obtain the State Seal of Civic Engagement. 

Join us on Tuesday September 19th from 8am - 4:30pm at the Clovis Veterans Memorial Building.

This free - One day institute will provide a broad foundation of skills needed to develop a class or club that is engaged and empowered to work with other like-minded individuals or groups to lead the broader community toward positive change. 

 

Workshops include, but not limited to, the fundamentals of project management, innovative civic engagement project design, project-based collaboration, leveraging assets to ensure project success, and strategies to overcome apathy and skepticism.  In addition, we will discuss the partnership between Fresno County Superintendent of Schools (FCSS) and the Civic Education Center (CEC) and State Seal of Civic Engagement program.

COST IS FREE, INCLUDING THE SCOUT ISLAND LEADERSHIP ADVENTURE IN FEBRUARY FOR TEACHERS AND STUDENT LEADERS TO SUPPORT EACH OTHER IN CIVIC ENGAGEMENT PROJECTS.

 

IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO RECEIVE 2 CONTINUING EDUCATION UNITS FROM FPU THE COST IS $160.

Fresno County Youth Summit (October 28th & 29th 2023)

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Join us for a life-changing experience at the Fresno County Youth Summit hosted by the Civic Education Center and Fresno County Superintendent of Schools at Wonder Valley Ranch Resort in Sanger, CA.

 

High school students will participate in fun leadership activities and learn how to make a positive impact in their communities. They will dialogue and network with diverse students from different schools and cultural backgrounds.

Scout Island Adventure (February 2024)

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Details coming soon. 

In the meantime, you can enjoy a video of last years event by clicking the link below.  Keep in mind it had to be modified due to the rain.

Youth Service Showcase (May 2024)

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Details coming soon. 

In the meantime, you can enjoy a video of last years event by clicking the link below.  

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