Our First Statewide Initiative

Founding Civics in Wisconsin

Since 2019 JMC has collaborated with various campus programs in Wisconsin to offer professional development programs for teachers throughout the state. We support an annual seminar in civic literacy with the Center for the Study of Liberal Democracy at the University of Wisconsin Madison and have developed an innovative set of graduate courses for teachers with the UW-Madison Department of Political Science, the first of which took place in summer 2021. We are planning future programming in partnership with UW-Eau Claire and UW-Stout.

Program Sponsors

Bradley Foundation

John Templeton Foundation



Questions? Please email Lauren Altobelli at laltobelli@gojmc.org.

Programs in Wisconsin

Upcoming Opportunities

University of Wisconsin-Madison

June 17-19, 2024: Civic Literacy and Citizenship Symposium

Summer 2024: History of American Political Thought (1600-1900)


Brookfield Academy

June 26-27, 2024: Civil Discourse and American History


University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire

July 17-19, 2024: The Cold War and the Constitution


Carthage College

July 24-25, 2024: Democratic Government from the Ancients to Today


Want to learn more about our Wisconsin programs? Email Lauren Altobelli at laltobelli@gojmc.org.

Faculty Partners in Wisconsin

Associate Professor of Political Theory
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Co-Editor & Director, Center for the Study of the American Constitution
University of Wisconsin-Madison
University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
Associate Professor of History and Asian Studies
Carthage College
Jack Miller Assistant Professor of Political Theory
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Professor of Philosophy
University of Wisconsin-Stout
Professor of Political Theory
Director, American Democracy Forum
University of Wisconsin-Madison
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