Good afternoon, friends in Civics. I have been asked by our own colleagues Dr. Elizabeth Washington and Dr. Michael Berson to share the following conference opportunity with you. The Social Science Education Consortium is sponsoring an international conference in Berlin, and it may be an opportunity for you next summer to get some rather amazing content-oriented professional development. For more information, please see the notice below and/or contact Judi Moss, SSEC administrative assistant, via e-mail at