This week, Connecticut’s 5th graders in Nominating & Voting Classes began their lessons on Connecticut’s Three Branches of Government, the Role of the Governor, and the History of Voting. Join CTKG on social media to follow along each week with what students are learning.
There is Still Time to Register for CTKG 2020-21!
Register your class today to participate in this free, award-winning statewide civics program! Registration takes only a few minutes as gives you access to a digital library of virtual resources for your students.
Registration is open until October 30, 2020.
Is your town on the map? Check out our latest registration map to see if your town is registered to participate this year!
5th Graders Are Learning About State Government!
Students are learning about Connecticut’s three branches of government with some help from members of each branch! Lt. Governor Susan Bysiewicz, State Senator George Logan, and Chief Justice Richard Robinson share their experiences with students during the first lesson of Connecticut’s Kid Governor. Check out their videos below:
2020 CTKG Myra Wraps Up Her Virtual Library Circuit with Wallingford and Killingly Public Libraries
Throughout September, 2020 Connecticut’s Kid Governor Myra Stanfield virtually visited six libraries across the state. During her visits to West Hartford Public Library, Danbury Public Library, The Ferguson Library in Stamford, Bristol Public Library, Wallingford Public Library, and Killingly Public Library, CTKG Myra was able to answer questions from her constituents, interact with views watching live, and talk about her platform and the program. Visit our YouTube channel to watch all six virtual meet and greets!
You can learn more about CTKG Myra’s Virtual Library Circuit HERE.
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Thank You For Celebrating 5 Years With Us!
On September 9th, our program celebrated our fifth “birthday” and we were so excited to get to celebrate with Lt. Governor Susan Bysiewicz and all five Connecticut’s Kid Governors. You can rewatch this virtual event above or by visiting our YouTube or Facebook. Thank you for all of the support and kind messages about how this program has made an impact on you or your students! We can’t wait to see what this year brings!
Connecticut’s Kid Governor® is a national award-winning civics program created by The Connecticut Democracy Center at Connecticut’s Old State House. The program is presented with major funding and support from CT Humanities and the Gawlicki Family Foundation, and in partnership with the National Association of Secretaries of State (NASS) and the Connecticut Council for the Social Studies.