The Law, Youth and Citizenship Program of the New York State
Bar Association will participate in the upcoming . . .
New York State Council for the Social
Feb. 28 - March 2, 2013 at the
Westchester Hilton in Rye Brook, New York Information & registration can be found
SPECIAL NOTE from NYSCSS:
If you plan on reserving a
hotel room at the Hilton Westchester for the upcoming NYSCSS/NYS4A 75th
Anniversary Convention on Feb. 28 - March 2, please do so ASAP.
The hotel had originally set Jan. 30 as the deadline for making room
reservations. However, there are still some rooms left in the
block of rooms that was set aside for Convention attendees so the Hotel
has generously agreed to extending the deadline until Friday, Feb.
At the conference, we welcome you to join us for the
following activities sponsored by the Law, Youth and Citizenship
Stop by our table in the Exhibit
Hall. Information will be available about our
programs to support law and civic education throughout New York State,
including Mock Trial. Mary Miller, director of the New York News
Publishers Association, will be available at the table to share
information related to the Newspapers in Education Program.
Information will also be available about the annual Law and Civic
Education Summer Institute to be held at Northport High School (late
June, 2013) in partnership with Project PATCH.
We invite you to attend two unique
workshops with law-related educator David Scott:
Friday, March 1; 9:30 am - 10:30 am - "Student
Voice in the Digital Age," a
discussion of First Amendment issues and students' rights/civic
Saturday, March 2; 8:30 am - 11:45 am - "Court and the Classroom," a
the impact of landmark Supreme Court decisions on American public
education. Note that this session includes an option to earn 3
credits in partnership the School of Professional Development at
Brook University (tuition applies). If you want more information
the graduate credit option please e-mail
Please share this information with fellow educators who may
benefit from these opportunities.