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CHS Teachers Selected for Supreme Court Institute (May, 2008)

Laura FitzgeraldBenjamin EwaldBenjamin Ewald and Laura Fitzgerald, both teachers at Centennial High School, will travel to Washington D.C. this summer to attend the prestigious Supreme Court Institute. The two were selected out of only 60 teachers accepted nationwide to participate. The Institute, open to teachers who demonstrate outstanding ability in the field of law-related education and government, is co-sponsored by Street Law Inc. and the Supreme Court Historical Society.

The institute offers teachers the opportunity to study the recent Supreme Court cases in detail and learn innovative teaching methodology for conveying this information to students. Prominent Supreme Court lawyers, reporters, scholars, and educators will be among the speakers and the instructors for the institute. Teachers will visit the court and attend a reception there.

Upon returning the teachers will be available to present workshops on the U.S. Supreme Court, Constitutional Law, and Government.