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National Invitational: May 10-11, 2024

The We the People National Invitational is held virtually each spring. Middle and high school classes may elect to attend after participating in a simulated congressional hearing at the school, district, or state levels during the 2023-2024 school year.

Information for Teams & Teachers

Congratulations to the classes advancing to the We the People: The Citizen and the Constitution National Invitational!
We are delighted to have you participate in the 2024 Invitational. We are eager to hear your presentations, and we’re so pleased that you will join the thousands of students who have participated in this incredible event over the past three decades.
We know you put in countless hours in and out of class to get ready, and we wish you all the best of luck.

Important Forms for Teachers

The following forms will be available soon. Please check back here for further updates:
  • National Invitational Class Roster Form
  • Teacher Agreement Form

Competition Information

The 2024 rules for the National Invitational, as well as hearing questions and schedules, will be released closer to the May 10 event date. Please check back here for further updates. In the meantime, if you have specific questions, please contact Emily Voss or Rebecca Reeder.

Who is Participating in 2024

  • Arizona
    • Glenn L. Downs Social Sciences Academy—Phoenix, AZ
      Teacher: Eric Alvarez
  • Colorado
    • Stanley British Primary School—Denver, CO
      Teacher: Mike Wasylenky and Susan Cleveland
  • Florida
    • Nova High School—Davie, FL
      Teacher: Paul Mathos
    • Nova Middle School—Davie, FL
      Teacher: Kristin Murphy and Will Murphy
    • Miami Arts Studio at Zelda Glazer 6-12—Miami, FL
      Teacher: Jessica Figueroa and Tessy Medero
  • Indiana
    • Fall Creek Junior High School—Fishers, IN
      Teacher: Patrick Bradshaw and Jennie Medeiros
    • Fishers Junior High School—Fishers, IN
      Teacher: Tony Sturgeon and Heather Butz
    • Woodside Middle School—Fort Wayne, IN
      Teacher: Andrew Haff
  • Michigan
    • Reuther Middle School—Rochester Hills, MI
      Teacher: Jeanne VanLann
  • Nevada
    • Faith Lutheran School (Gold, Maroon, and White Teams)—Las Vegas, NV
      Teacher: Tish Campbell and Sarah Harper
  • South Carolina
    • Palmetto Academy for Learning and Success—Myrtle Beach, SC
      Teacher: BJ DeCerbo
  • Virginia
    • Joseph T. Henley Middle School—Crozet, VA
      Teacher: Pamela Koury
Check back for updates as more teams are announced.

Example of an Online Hearing

The above example, from the Stanley British Primary School, serves as a good example of how an online hearing, conducted via online teleconference, can work. Please consult our resources on how to conduct a We the People hearing online.

Still Have Questions?

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Emily Voss or Rebecca Reeder by email. They can assist you or direct you to additional resources.

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