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Back to School Program

A Year-Round Civic Education Program

About the Program

What?

Nevada's Legislators Back to School Program is a nonpartisan civic education initiative that encourages Nevada State legislators to visit classrooms to hear and discuss the ideas and concerns of Nevada's youth. The program is sponsored by the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) and the Legislative Counsel Bureau (LCB).

Why?

A classroom visit by a legislator is an effective way to educate students about the legislative process and to promote civic participation.

Who?

Nevada's Legislators Back to School Program is designed for K-12 classrooms. Classroom learning materials for all age groups are available for use by teachers and legislators in preparation for legislator visits. To order materials, please e-mail: csu@lcb.state.nv.us.

When?

Scheduled to officially kick off the third week of every September, Nevada's Legislators Back to School Program is a year-round program. Program materials can be integrated into class curriculum at anytime during the school year.

Where?

Invite your legislator to visit your classroom. To participate, school administrators should contact legislators directly to schedule a classroom visit. School administrators and legislators can also contact the State Program Coordinator in the Constituent Services Unit of the LCB Research Division for assistance with arranging classroom visits.

  Schedule a Visit

To request a classroom visit, please contact legislators directly.

Senate Contact List
Assembly Contact List

Don't know who your legislator is? Check out the District Info section.

  FAQs

For more information about Nevada's Legislators Back to School Program, contact the State Program Coordinator in the Constituent Services Unit of the LCB Research Division at: csu@lcb.state.nv.us or 775-684-6740

School and Legislative District Information

Videos

The Nevada Legislature: The People's Branch of Government (LCB)(20 min., all ages)
Nevada Legislature

The Citizen (NCSL) (13 min., Grades 4-6)



You Rule (NCSL) (18 min., Grades 6-12)



Your Ideas Count! (NCSL) (16 min., Grades 6-12)

Photos of Legislators in the Classroom

Links to Civic Education Websites

Center for Civic Education The Forum for Youth Investment iCivics

If you have any questions about the Research Division's web pages, please contact us.
  Last updated 9/16/2014