Teachers/Schools Preparing for March 21 Capitol Forum Day
High school teachers from 26 schools across the state have been selected to participate in the 18th annual Nebraska Capitol Forum on America’s Future. These teachers will help their students discuss the nation’s future in an ever-changing political landscape.
Sponsored by HN in collab-oration with Secretary of State John Gale, Nebraska Capitol Forum is part of a multi-state initiative of Brown University’s “Choices for the 21st Century Education” program.
It is designed to help students become involved in the American democratic process and analyze issues facing our country. Students are able to participate in lively discussions with their peers from schools statewide, as well as Nebraska’s congress6ional delegation.
The participating teachers will meet Monday, February 1, 2016, in Lincoln to prepare an agenda and finalize plans for the event. A presentation will focus on one of the important global topics teachers are addressing with students this semester as part of their Capitol Forum curriculum.
Nebraska Capitol Forum Day is on March 21 at the State Capitol, welcoming student delegations from across the state for a day of deliberation and presentations.
2015-16 Capitol Forum Teachers
Arlington High School, Jason Wiese
Ashland-Greenwood High School, Brian Petermann
Auburn High School, Bryce Roth
Bellevue West High School, Brenna Dacey
Chadron High School, Joe McCarty
Crawford High School, Mary Gould-Traphagan
Creighton Prep High School, Kim Meyer
Duchesne Academy, Heidi Reinhart
Falls City High School, Lori Rech
Hampton High School, Patrick Alexander
Hastings High School, Robert Kerr
Hemingford High School, Dave Chatelain
Holdrege High School, Chad Bailey
Howells-Dodge High School, Scott Polacek
Lincoln North Star High School, Jace Ahlberg
Louisville High School, Nicholas Bausch
Marian High School, Susie Sisson
Nebraska Lutheran High School (Waco), Cori Humann
& Miranda Maasz
Norfolk Senior High School, Katherine Steinkamp
North Platte High School, Jeremy Stevens
Platteview High School, Jon Comine
Stanton High School, Jacob Blum
Sterling High School, Arlo Wusk
West Holt High School, Chris Nemetz
Wilcox-Hildreth High School, Ken Meyers
York High School, Brenda Spencer-Nelson