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Mock Trial Teacher Application Summer 2022

Thank you for your interest in the summer Mock Trial insittute!

We hope this is the beginning of years working together to a) equip and empower students to become emerging legal thinkers b) instill a sense of civic agency through simulated trials.

Below is the main application to learn about you, your students, and your commitment. Upon acceptance, a second survey will gather additional information to help us tailor the program to you specific needs including accessibility, food and lodging needs, and your hopes for your learning.

Please answer all questions to the best of your ability with what you expect for the 2022-2023 school year. We understand this is a dynamic time - please keep us informed as changes are both understandable and expected. We are happy to work with you and your individual situation.

Please complete this application as soon as possible. Notifications will be sent within two weeks of receipt. 

Contact Information

Please indicate your pronouns

Please provide an email you will have consistent access to including over the summer during the institute.

Please indicate your anticipated school schedule.

In what ways might participation in the institute and Mock Trial benefit you and your students? Please explain your motivation applying and describe what you are hoping to gain from your involvement.

Please describe the students you anticipate in your classrooms and programs? What are some of the unique qualities of the students you serve?

Teacher Agreement and Expectations

Teachers are asked to participate to their fullest ability in all of the below.
I understand I may be paid a stipend for participating in and completing the institute. I understand fees may be waived for entry into the 2022-2023 Mock Trial series.


My administration is aware of and supportive of my involvement in the Program. MCCE will provide a letter to share with your administration for participation and to support you through the project requirements.
By applying, I understand photos, videos, and likeness of myself and my school and students may be used by the Michigan Center for Civic Education, the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Foundation, the National Constitution Center, and its partners including but not limited to the Center for Civic Education, InGlobal Learning Design, Kendall College of Art and Design, and the Michigan Geographic Alliance.
By applying, I understand I will conduct myself professionally displaying professional vulnerability embracing opportunities to reflect and grow in my practice.

Please use this section to provide any additional information that will be helpful in reviewing your application. If you indicated "other" in any of the above sections, please clarify here.


My typed name below signifies understanding, agreement, and compliance with all aspects of the summer institute and program eligibility. I agree to join the professional learning community.

Thank you

Thank you so much for applying. We look forward to working with you!

If you have any quesstions, please don't hesitate to contact us. Please email or call Ellen at 248 321 4842 (cell) or!