Wabash Valley Education Center

~Remapping 6th Grade Social Studies: Pacing the Content Standards and Civics

This will be a hands-on, collaborative six-hour workshop specifically designed for teachers, but curriculum and instructional leaders are welcome to attend. Teachers should bring a course outline or list of topics they currently teach for their grade level Social Studies classes. Attendees will also hear from and receive a resource from the Indiana Bar Foundation.




Yvonne Thompson
With 20 years of experience in private, charter, and public schools, Yvonne Thompson is an advocate for students and their teachers. She served in the early 2000s as a curriculum consultant for Brown University’s Watson Institute of International Studies Choices materials, the Indiana Kids  Election resources, and for the Indiana University for the Center of Global Change. From 2012-13, she worked at the National Collegiate Athletic Association, reviewing high school curriculum for incoming Division 1 and 2 athletes. She has taught ELA and Social Studies courses at Brownsburg High School and Covenant Christian High School. She was named the 2016-17 Brownsburg High School Teacher of the Year and while at CCHS, her students were actively involved with the Center for Civic Education’s We the People program.

Yvonne has a B.S. in Journalism, Political Science, and History from Ball State University and a Masters in Education Administration from Butler University. Yvonne’s written work has appeared in books, magazines, newspapers, and educational websites, including Achieve the Core, PLC Connect and The Indianapolis Star. She spends her free time gardening, reading, camping, and visiting her adult children and grandson with her husband of 34 years.


Date: Tuesday, June 27, 2023
Time: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Eastern Time (lunch on your own)

Location: WVEC


Cost: $125/Service Center Member or $250/District not belonging to a Service Center*

This is a WVEC Title IV Eligible Workshop!

*Cost of all workshops are based on membership in an Indiana Educational Service Center (ESC). Any registrants who are not members of an ESC in the state of Indiana will be required to pay the non-member fee.

**See cancellation policy below

Cancellation Policy

* Registrants who notify WVEC of their cancellation on or before the registration deadline date will not be required to pay the registration fee.
* Registrants who cancel after the registration deadline but before the workshop date or call to cancel on the day of the workshop will pay 50% of the registration fee.
* Registrants who neglect to call or notify the WVEC of their cancellation will be responsible for paying the full fee.
* On official school corporation weather-related cancellation days, registrants will not be required to pay registration fees.


Registration open through 6/26/2023 12:00 PM EST


3061 Benton Street
West Lafayette, IN 47906

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Wabash Valley Education Center
3061 Benton Street
West Lafayette, IN 47906