Author: David J. Roof


  • 2024 Annual Civic Learning Symposium

    2024 CIVIC LEARNING SYMPOSIUM Center for Economic and Civic Learning at Ball State University Date: September 27th & 28th Location: L.A. Pittenger Student Center at Ball State Time: 5-8pm on September 27th & 9am-3pm on September 28th EDUCATION, DIALOGUE, & DELIBERATION IN OUR DEMOCRACY The central theme for the 2024 Annual Civic Learning Symposium revolves […]

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  • CREATE Newsletter – February 2024

    CREATE Newsletter – February 2024 – Issue 11 In This Issue I.CREATE News and Updates Celebrating Black History Month with Music, History, and Community Empowering Future Leaders: CREATE, MCS, and Camp Adventure Partnership EWA Goes to the Indianapolis Museum of Art American Flags for Muncie Classrooms CREATE Teacher Profile: Jewel Farris II.Opportunities for Teachers and […]

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  • Cardinals Vote! Information

    Bal State Student: Take the ALL IN Voter Pledge! Indiana Resident Students: Register to Vote. Check Your Indiana Voter Status, Poll Location and More! Key Info for Indiana Voters Registration Deadline — 29 days before the election. Your state voter ID number is your ten digit Indiana issued driver’s license number. If you do not […]

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  • Cardinals Vote! 2024 Button Design Contest

    Do you have a passion for democracy and creativity? The Center for Economic and Civic Learning is thrilled to announce the 2024 Button Design Contest,” and we want YOU to be a part of it! This contest was designed by the Ball State’s 2024 Democracy Fellows. Design Your Way to Promote Democracy! Contest Details: • […]

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  • A Discussion on Math & Civics

    Professional Development Announcement from CREATE! Please Join Us for a Discussion on Math Education & Civics with Alison Strole Wednesday, February 21st 4:15 – 5:15 pm Meet Alison Strole: a celebrated middle school math teacher at Hamilton Southeastern, is making waves in education with her innovative teaching strategies. Her remarkable work was featured in Education […]

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  • CREATE Professional Development Calendar

    2/21/2024 CREATE: Math and Civics + survey 2/23/2024 Frederick Douglass Jazz Works at Pruis Hall (public program) 3/13/2024 CREATE: Indiana Bar Foundation, Topic TBA + survey 4/8/2024 CREATE: English and Civics + survey 5/21/2024 CREATE: Managing Disagreements and Controversies + survey 6/5-7/2024 2024 Civic Learning and Democratic Engagement Meeting 6/17-27/2024 CREATE: Summer Civics Learning Academy […]

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  • CREATE Newsletter – January 2024

    CREATE Newsletter – January 2024. Issue 10 IN THIS ISSUE I. CREATE News and Updates Plans for 2024 New 6th Grade Civics Resources Released Indiana Bar Foundation’s – Civic Health Index Indiana Civic Seal Legislation 2024 National Civics Bee Extends Essay Submission Deadline Black History Month Indiana Council for the Social Studies conference Teacher Profile: […]

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  • 2024 National Civics Bee

    Essay Submission Deadline has been extended to February 19, 2024! The 2024 National Civics Bee® is an initiative aimed at encouraging more young Americans to engage in civics and contribute to their communities. Organized in partnership with The Civic Trust® of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, the competition in Delaware County will inspire middle […]

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  • Ball State’s 2024 Democracy Fellows

    Ball State’s 2024 Democracy Fellows The Democracy Fellows Program is a Ball State initiative designed to cultivate a new generation of informed, empowered, and socially responsible leaders. The 2024 Democracy Fellows will gain hands-on experience in community outreach, political advocacy, and democratic processes. This program is not just about learning; it’s about actively shaping the […]

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  • Civic Education as Career Readiness

    Dr. David J. Roof, a faculty member in the Educational Studies department at Ball State University, is asking you to participate complete a survey, titled Civic Education as Career Readiness: A Survey of Midwest Employers (IRB# 21132270. Dr. Roof is conducting this study to answer the question: are civic identities, skills, and dispositions valued by […]

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