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2019 NCSS/NCGE/TCSS Conference | Sessions | 2019

From Activism in the Classroom to Councilwoman in City Hall

Fri Nov 22 2:05 pm to 3:00 pm
Room: 
Ballroom Prefunction Area Level 4
SessionType: 
Poster
Subject: 
Civics/Government
Explore how one Latina teacher leveraged her social justice activism in the classroom and her community to run for and win a seat on the city council, and learn how it impacted her students.
Presenters: 

Ruth Luevanos, John R. Wooden High School, Reseda, CA

Instructional Foci: 
Civic Thinking
Citizenship
Teacher Leadership
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