Career and Technical Education Center

CTEC Law Teacher to attend Supreme Court Summer Institute

May 12, 2015

Debbie Keen, a teacher at Frisco ISD Career and Technical Education Center,Keen
will travel to Washington, DC this June to attend the prestigious Supreme Court Summer Institute. After a highly competitive application process, 60 teachers were selected to participate this year. The Institute, open to teachers in the fields of law-related and civic education, is co-sponsored by Street Law, Inc. and the Supreme Court Historical Society.

The Institute offers teachers the opportunity to study recent Supreme Court Cases in detail and learn innovative teaching methodology for conveying this information to students. Well-known Supreme Court lawyers, reporters, scholars, and educators will be among the speakers and instructors for the Institute. Teachers will visit the Court to attend decisions and a reception.

Upon returning home, teachers will be available to present workshops on the U.S. Supreme Court, and to meet with media to discuss how the new skills and information will apply in their classrooms.

Street Law, Inc. creates classroom and community programs that teach people about
law, democracy, and human rights worldwide. Their engaging, practical lessons help
people develop skills to improve their lives and strengthen their communities.