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Wednesday, February 26 • 12:45pm - 1:45pm
Count Me In: Schools as Critical Partners in #Census2020

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The 2020 Census will play an important role in addressing essential questions related to representation, power, resource allocation, and equity that will directly impact your school district for the next decade. This census has additional challenges related to adequate funding, reduced staffing, limited testing, and delayed communication plans. This is the first census that will rely on internet-based technology to gather data. Your school can play a critical role in helping all stakeholders in your community understand the importance of an accurate count and how to navigate the new technology being used in the process. Walk away with free inquiry-based lesson plans that you can use across the curriculum to empower your students to take informed action to support your community to register an accurate count. Get YOUR questions answered about the Census 2020 and how to navigate difficult questions your students, staff, and parents may have concerning participation.

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Mary Ellen Daneels

Civics Instructional Specialist, Robert R. McCormick Foundation
Mary Ellen Daneels is a National Board Certified teacher who has taught at West Chicago Community High School for 27 years. She has been recognized as the Law-related Educator of the Year from the Constitutional Rights Foundation of Chicago, Teacher of the Year by the 19th District... Read More →

Wednesday February 26, 2020 12:45pm - 1:45pm