Teachers' Inquiry Project

The Teachers’ Inquiry Project has worked in partnership with the Center for Civic Reflection to provide teachers with an opportunity to think, talk, and connect with one another about the challenges and hopes that animate their day-to-day efforts. TIP is dedicated to bringing teachers together across race, class, age, gender, and institutional affiliation to explore and reflect on their work, create and support good practice, and sharpen their vision for the work ahead. TIP is a resource for teachers in their growth as practitioners of democracy, as they guide young people toward becoming thoughtful and engaged participants in their schools, communities, and the world.

Benefits:

  • Improved teacher morale and renewed sense of purpose inside the classroom and out

  • Strengthened relationships with colleagues, students, parents, and administrators

  • Effective tool for teachers and students to talk with one another across difference about issues that may otherwise be kept under the rug.

View impact case studies that detail CCR's work with teachers, schools, and TIP partners.

What People Are Saying

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This workshop could (and should) be offered to ALL TEACHERS in the humanities.

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--Training Participant, Civic Reflection for Educators Workshop

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Thank you for helping me learn to give pause when different perspectives arise before I counter from my own personal experience.

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--Participant, Illinois Campus Compact Facilitation Training

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I didn't know what to expect coming in, but attending [this training] has really opened my eyes to the difference that just talking can make.

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--Student Leader

Northern Illinois University