Tag Archives: Civic Education
  1. Ballard Jones bids farewell to Comet Grove Garden.

    Ballard Jones on Birmingham and Barn Living

    Auburn alum and former Jean O’Connor-Snyder intern Ballard Jones discusses farm work in a small town, his beloved Birmingham, and the importance of mentorship in the Magic City. Read More »

  2. Civic Learning and Students’ Institute

    One of my favorite aspects of working for the Mathews Center has been developing programming focused on engaging young people in active civic learning. I believe that providing opportunities for young people to build civic skills and exercise civic dispositions is vital to creating and preserving a healthy democracy where citizens are involved as actors rather than spectators or consumers.

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  3. Moderator Development and the ALSDE

    The David Mathews Center for Civic Life and the Alabama State Department of Education (ALSDE) recently completed the final three in a series of seven Moderator Development Workshops across the state in 2013. Approximately 180 guidance counselors and school administrators attended the three workshops in the following counties: Montgomery (September 25), Marengo (October 1), and Calhoun (October 3). The workshops proved engaging and informative.

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