Connecticut’s Kid Governor is turning 5 this month! Join us throughout September for virtual programs highlighting the incredible work of the CTKG Team and the five Connecticut’s Kid Governors. To RSVP to the events, visit our Facebook page: Facebook.com/CTKidGovernor.
Stay tuned for more coming soon!
All 5 Connecticut’s Kid Governors to Sit Down with Lt. Governor Susan Bysiewicz, September 9th
Join us on our birthday, September 9th, for a virtual event with all five Connecticut’s Kid Governors. Lt. Governor Susan Bysiewicz moderates this conversation with 2020 CTKG Myra Stanfield, 2019 CTKG Ella Briggs, 2018 CTKG Megan Kasperowski, 2017 CTKG Jessica Brocksom, and 2016 CTKG Elena Tipton. The students will be sharing what they achieved during their terms as Kid Governor, how their experiences have impacted their lives, the importance of youth civic engagement, and their perspectives on women in politics.
2020 Virtual Library Circuit
2020 Connecticut’s Kid Governor is hitting the virtual road for her five stop library circuit!
You can join Myra and the West Hartford Public Library, Danbury Public Library, Ferguson Public Library (Stamford), Bristol Public Library, Wallingford Public Library, and Killingly Public Library for five events throughout September.
Click HERE for dates and more information about the 2020 Library Circuit.
Register for Connecticut’s Kid Governor 2020-21!
Bring the excitement of the 2020 election season to your classroom this fall with Connecticut’s Kid Governor. Our FREE statewide civics program is open to all fifth graders across the state of Connecticut. Resources have been created to be used in in-person, hybrid, and virtual classrooms. Register your class to vote in the November election or nominate a student to run for Connecticut’s Kid Governor 2021!
Registration closes on October 30, 2020.
Supporting Our Teachers
Get ready for the fall with our 2020 Kid Governor Educator Workshop Series! Rewatch the workshops from August’s virtual workshop series for helpful hints on how to make CTKG a success in your classroom this fall! Workshop topics include:
- An Introduction & Overview to Connecticut’s Kid Governor
- Running Connecticut’s Kid Governor in a Virtual or Hybrid Classroom
- Tips for Successful Campaign Video
- Beyond the Election: Year-Round CTKG & Civics Opportunities
- Learning from Colleagues
Our staff is here to help YOU! Please feel free to reach out to us via email for support or to answer questions about the program.
Click HERE to learn how to contact the CTKG Team.
ICYMI: Kid Governor Myra’s Virtual Pet Adoption Event
On Saturday, August 29th, 2020 CTKG Myra completed her platform point of holding a statewide adoption event. Myra partnered with her friends from The Connecticut Democracy Center at Connecticut’s Old State House, NBC Connecticut/Telemundo, the Connecticut Humane Society, Connecticut Cat Connection, Dog Star Rescue, Friends of the New Haven Animal Shelter, and Pack Leaders Connecticut to showcase twenty pets in need of loving forever homes.
Did you adopt a pet during Myra’s adoption event? Let us know! Email Myra@CT.KidGovernor.org.
Learn more about CTKG Myra’s Virtual Pet Adoption Meet & Greet HERE.