Stories of the First Amendment Teacher Event

Teachers, you’re invited to attend a very special professional development session on Wed Nov 6, 2019, 4:00-6:00 pm.  Meet First Amendment heroes, hear their stories, and gather techniques and resources to use in the classroom.

  • Gene Policinski, President and Chief Operating Officer, Freedom Forum Institute
  • Robert Patrick, Reporter on Federal Courts for the St. Louis Post Dispatch
  • Mary Beth Tinker, from Tinker v. Des Moines, 1969
  • Cathy (Kuhlmeier) Frey, from Hazelwood v. Kuhlmeier, 1988
  • Hon. Noelle Collins, former journalist and current U.S. Magistrate Judge
  • Lynne Jackson, descendant of Dred Scott, President and Founder of the Dred Scott Heritage Foundation

Brought to you by the U.S. Courts.  The event is free and includes parking and light refreshments.  Space is limited and registration is required.  Registration is limited to active classroom teachers and advisors, grades 6-12 and relevant post-secondary, in the areas of social studies and journalism.  Questions about eligibility or other inquiries?  Call or email Rachel Marshall any time, at (314)244-2410 or Rachel_Marshall@ca8.uscourts.gov

  • Location: Thomas F. Eagleton U.S. Courthouse, 111 South Tenth Street, 63102
  • Parking Location: Stadium West Parking Garage, 215 South Eighth Street, 63102.  OR you can also enter from 100 South Ninth Street, 63102.  (must park here to receive complimentary parking)
  • REGISTER: Click HERE to register today!