Purpose and Rationale Ball State’s Teachers College is extremely proud of its work to advance economic and civic education in our local communities, Indiana, and throughout our nation. If education is a process where a society passes on the knowledge, values, and skills from one generation to another, learning is the lifelong process of transforming […]

  • CREATE Newsletter – April 2024

    IN THIS ISSUE Issue 13 I. CREATE News and Updates Civics Day Muncie Public Library Indiana Civics Bee Teacher Spotlight: Rhonda Ward PGP Summary Letters MCHS Senior Trip to WDC, NYC Field Trips to Indianapolis The Oscar Goes to…Julie Snider! II. Opportunities for Teachers and Students Featured Destination: Charles W. Brown Planetarium Upcoming Paid PD […]

  • New American Dialog on K-12 Education.

    You are Invited to The Inaugural NEW AMERICAN DIALOGUE On K – 12 EDUCATION This pivotal discussion will bring together leaders and practitioners at the forefront of educational innovation and policy reform. Event Details Time: 7:00 – 9:00 PM, Wednesday, May 30, 2024 Location: Room 120, Minnestra Conference Center, 1200 N Minnetrista Pkwy, Muncie Indiana […]

  • 2024 Civic Learning Academy

    CREATE’s 2nd Summer Civic Learning Academy (SCLA) will focus on elementary school teachers at Muncie Community Schools (MCS). Over eight days of sessions, SCLA will convene practitioners, teachers, and scholars to explore innovative and practical approaches that improve the incorporation of civics-related content and dispositions in MCS teachers’ classrooms. Sessions will take place at the […]

  • GOP Gubernatorial Debate Dialog

    GOP Gubernatorial Debate Watch Party! Event Details: Date: March 26, 2024 Time: 7 -to- 8p.m. Location: Ball State’s Student Center – Music Lounge This event is an opportunity to engage with the political process and hear directly from the candidates vying to replace Governor Eric Holcomb, who is term-limited. The debate will feature: U.S. Senator […]

  • Citizenship, Community, and Leadership

    Citizenship, Community, and Leadership Honors 390 (section 8, 3 credits) Course Day/Time: T/Th 11-12:15 Instructor: David J. Roof Course Title: Citizenship, Community, and Leadership Course CRN: 26509 Course Description This course seeks to engage you in a journey that delves into the intersections of citizenship, community involvement, and leadership development. We will explore the question […]

  • CREATE’s Frankenstein Essay Contest

    March is Women’s History Month, a time dedicated to honoring the contributions and achievements of women throughout history and in contemporary society. It’s a period for reflection, celebration, and education, acknowledging the role of women in shaping our world. CREATE celebrates the women who fought for suffrage, civil rights activists, as well as the influential […]

  • CECL Celebrates New Civic Seal Legislation

    Center for Economic and Civic Learning Celebrates Legislative Achievement in Civic Education In a significant stride toward enhancing civic education, the Center for Economic and Civic Learning (CECL) heralds the passage of the landmark legislation SB 211. The bill, which saw bipartisan support, was passed by the Indiana General Assembly on Friday, March 8, signaling […]

  • CREATE Newsletter – March 2024

    IN THIS ISSUE I.CREATE News and Updates Thank You, Dr. K! Women’s History Month Northside Titan is Civics Bee Finalist! Highlights from the IDEA Conference Muncie Central Students Visit the Statehouse Indiana Civic Health Report Indiana’s Civic Seal Indiana Civics Summit National History Day Indiana Teacher Spotlight: Hannah George II.Opportunities for Teachers and Students Civic […]

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