Our unique partnerships provide participants with critical insights from education, media, and policy experts.
We draw on the expertise of our many partner institutions to provide guest speakers, demonstrations, and simulations designed to provide unique first-hand learning experiences for students and educators.
Utilizing partnership workshops, seminars, and on-site study visits, teachers gain valuable tools and resources to bring back to the classroom as well as opportunities for academic and professional development.
This is a GREAT way to experience other places…
meet new students and learn more about government.
Close Up is a positive experience for students…
seeing themselves as having the power to influence the democratic process.
Close Up was the GREATEST experience of my life!..
It has inspired me to become a political leader in this great country. I have not only gained an even greater expansion of knowledge in the area of politics, but I have also gained lifelong friends.
Close Up gave me the chance to have my voice heard, …
…and spend time with kids who had the same interest in our nation as I did, and grow and learn through debate and first-hand experiences. Close Up was amazing. I would go back in a heartbeat!