AFT received a multi-year grant to develop professional development and professional learning strategies and tools for civics educators. Texas AFT is holding focus group meetings. They include different sessions for different grade bands. Conversations will include current challenges in Civics Ed. in your district/worksite, planning needs, resource needs, and challenges, etc. A 1.5-hour focus group for middle school teachers and a 1.5-hour focus group for high school teachers are planned. Participants receive a gift card for sharing your thoughts. The potential to join the national civics design team (design team members are compensated for their time) is a plus . Meeting times have not been set at this time.

If you are a middle or high school Civics teacher and interested in participating in a focus group, please send your name, personal email address, and the best phone number to contact you at to Frank Bravo,, or call (214) 942-4663 and ask for Frank.