Eighteen judges will participate in the 2020 National Invitational Challenge. To a large extent the quality of the National Invitational Challenge depends upon the expertise and demeanor of the judges. They are scholars, attorneys, public officials, former high school teachers of We the People etc.

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This year's judges (in alphabetical order) are scheduled to be:

Alan Brodman, WTP Teacher, East Brunswick High School, East Brunswick, NJ

Emmauneul Cuadillo, President, Young Educational Professionals, Washington, DC

Roger Desrosiers, Executive Director, Massachusetts Center for Civic Education - We the People State Coordinator, Millbury, MA

Lindsey Draper, Circuit Court Commissioner (Ret.)

GlyptusAnn Grider-Jones, PR & Research Coordinator, McConnell Center, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY

Reta McKannan, Attorney, Alabama

Mike Miles, County Treasurer, Jefferson County, Alabama

Timothy Moore, Deputy Director, Center for the Study of the American Constitution

Diana Owen, Professor of Political Science, Georgetown University, Washington DC

Jeffrey Owen, Chief Operating Officer (ret), American Bankers Association, Washington, DC

Jennifer Howell-Patja, Co-Executive Director, VA Civics

Tim Kalgreen, Director of Civic Education, Indiana Bar Foundation

Chris Kenton, Social Studies Curriculum Specialist, Delaware

Joseph Stewart Jr., Professor of Political Science, Clemson University, Clemson, SC

Ryan Suskey. Director of Professional Development and Programs. Ohio Center for Law-Related Education, Columbus, Ohio

Rebecca Tinder, Attorney at Bowles Rice LLP (ret)

Thomas Tinder, Executive Director, West Virginia Bar Association

Jackie Viana, Supervisor, Department of Social Sciences, Miami-Dade County Public Schools, Miami, FL

Dychon Whitaker, Mentor and Teacher, Carles County Board of Education, Charles County MD

Myron Yoder, Chairman, Pennsylvania Professional Standards and Practices Commission

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Judges' Resources

Textbook Access for Judges



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