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Academic Programs

The Center for Democracy and Citizenship Education both participates in, develops, and shares academic programs and curriculum to aid in citizenship education and teacher education. It also works with numerous educational agencies to benefit students throughout West Virginia.

Project Citizen

A curricular program for middle, secondary, and post-secondary students, youth organizations, and adult groups that promotes competent and responsible participation in local and state government.
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We The People

“We the People” is a project developed by the Center for Civic Education in 1987 and funded by the U.S. Department of Education under the Commission on the Bicentennial of the United States Constitution. It provides a vivid and thorough understanding of the principles which support our way of governing. 

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Doors to Diplomacy

The U. S. Department of State sponsors the “Doors to Diplomacy” educational challenge – to encourage middle school and high school students around the world to produce web projects that teach others about the importance of international affairs and diplomacy.

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Choices for the 21st Century Education

The “Choices for the 21st Century Education” program presents a curriculum challenge, where students must defend their various positions on controversial issues, while recognizing a world where the participants have to gauge carefully the consequences of their actions.

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Regional Education Services Agencies (RESA)

RESA has bridged the county education system with numerous educational agencies, while maintaining the support of the West Virginia State Board of Education and the West Virginia Legislature. Through programs in health and safety, education, financial benefits and technology, RESA seeks to benefit students, schools and communities throughout West Virginia.

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