Thursday | September 29, 2022

Are you responsible for teaching the U.S. Constitution to align with your state standards? Join the Albert Shanker Institute, National Constitution Center and Share My Lesson for a session that will fly by featuring ideas on where to start when you’re responsible for introducing your students to the Constitution as our nation’s seminal founding document. 

This session is part of the series: A More United America: Teaching Democratic Principles and Protected Freedoms.

Watch on Demand. Available for 1.5-hour of PD credit. A certificate of completion will be available for download at the end of your session that you can submit for your school's or district's approval. 


Thomas Donnelly is senior fellow for constitutional studies at the National Constitution Center. His focus at the Center has been creating content for the Center’s Interactive Constitution, a leading online resource exploring each provision of the Constitution; the Civil War and Reconstruction: The Battle for Freedom and Equality exhibit, the first gallery in America devoted to exploring the constitutional debates and key figures central to the formation and ratification of the Reconstruction Amendments; America’s Town Hall programming; and We the People podcasts with Jeffrey Rosen. Donnelly’s specialties include constitutional theory, American political development, and American constitutional history (particularly, the Reconstruction era). More...

Dr. Kerry Sautner, Ed.D., is the chief learning officer at the National Constitution Center. In her current role, she oversees all aspects of the public’s on-site experience and leads the Center’s national education efforts. Through various platforms, Sautner drives the development and distribution of programs and online offerings that make the Center the nation’s leading constitutional education resource. Sautner also leads the development of interactive programs for students, teachers, and the public; theatrical productions; educational videos; and standards-based classroom materials available on-site and online. More...