REVITALIZING THE CIVIC EDUCATION EXPERIENCE
The WVU Center for Democracy and Citizenship Education strives to breathe new life into American civic education, through innovative scholarly practices and immersive educational programs.Learn more about our mission
Negro Leagues "Beisbol"
A celebration of African American Baseball and Hispanic culture from 1860-1960. Learn more...
National History Day
A contest that offers budding historians the opportunity to complete their own historical research projects. Learn More...
A History for Today
A traveling exhibit used to educate visitors about the consequences of intolerance. Learn More...
President Lincoln's Road Trip to WV
With Lincoln Productions visits students at local schools in WV.
Civics in a digital republic
A Transformative Curriculum
By Dr. Robert A. Waterson
This innovative curriculum book provides key materials, resources, and tools to help secondary educators prepare their students to be engaged citizens of their community, state, nation and world. Five complete units of instruction, based on West Virginia Content Standards and Objectives, provide meaningful lessons while being mindful of the transition from tangible text to more digital curricula:
Rights of the Individual
Freedoms of the Individual
Responsibilities of the Individual
Beliefs Concerning Societal Conditions
Pearl S. Buck Writing Contest
All students enrolled at a West Virginia college or high school are invited to apply for the Pearl S. Buck Writing Competition.
Awards of $1,000 each will be given to an undergraduate and graduate student winner, and a high school winner will receive $250 and a scholarship to the WVU English Department’s Writers' Workshop ($600 value).