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Citizenship encompasses not only legal and political aspects but also broader social, cultural, and civic dimensions. Citizenship education aims to empower individuals with the knowledge, skills, and attitudes needed to participate actively, responsibly, and effectively in their communities and society as a whole.


Instruction is designed for foreign-born adults who wish to become United States citizens. Persons completing this program are prepared to pursue citizenship through the prescribed process of the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS).

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Nancy Hill

Citizenship Consultant

This is a quarterly newsletter geared towards providing targeted resources for Citizenship teachers to support them both in incorporating them in their classrooms and to provide resources to further their knowledge and skillset in best practices

June 2024

Information about the NEW N-400 Application for Naturalization
Professional Development
  • Citizenship Presentation with John McCarthy from USCIS | Presentation

  • LINCS Civics/Citizenship PD Guide | Resource

  • Using Primary Sources to Teach the Civics Test | Video | Resources

Professional Learning Resources
  • ​U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) | Website Email

  • EL Civics for ESL Students ( | Website

  • Immigrant Legal Resource Center (ILRC) | Website

  • Citizenship News | Website

  • Voice of America (VOA) | Website

  • American Immigration Council | Website

    • 2023 Map the Impact Report | Website

  • immigration Scams​

    • ​Avoid Scams Resource Center | Website

    • Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Resources | Website

  • Authorized Legal Representative - Department of Justice (DOJ)

    • Recognition & Accreditation Program | Website

    • Recognized Organization & Accredited Representatives | Website

  • Integrated Refugee & Immigration Services (IRIS) | Website​

Teaching Materials Resources
  • Jones Library Citizenship Test Study Guides | Resource

  • CrowdEd Creations: Civic Education Resources | Resource

  • Preparing for the Oath - Easy-to-Use Study Guide | Resource

  • Literacy Minnesota Literacy Citizenship Kit | Resource

  • USA Learns | Website

  • USCIS Citizenship Resource Center | Website

  • USCIS YouTube Channel | Website

    • Episode 1 - Preparing for the Naturalization Interview and Test | Video

    • Episode 2 - The Naturalization Interview | Video

    • Episode 3 - The Civics Test | Video

    • Episode 4 - The Reaching and Writing Test | Video

  • Center for Civic Education - Civil Discourse: An American Legacy Tooklit | Video

  • Catholic Legal Immigration Network (CLINIC) | Website

    • Citizenship Toolkit | Resource

    • Translation of Civics Questions & Answers for the Naturalization Test | Resource

  • U.S Citizenship Podcast

  • CT History | Website

  • Connecticut Explored | Website

  • Connecticut Digital Archive | Website

  • Connecticut Museum of Culture and History | Website

  • Library of Congress | Website

Need Help?

Consultants are available to provide guidance, resource location, and strategic planning, etc.

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