the importance of teaching civics early in elementary school

2023 Lincoln County Teacher of the Year to speak at Waldoboro library

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    WALDOBORO — Edith Berger, Waldoboro sixth-grade writing and social studies teacher at Miller School in Waldoboro, and semifinalist for 2024 Maine Teacher of the year, will speak Wednesday, Sept. 13,  at 7 p.m., at the Waldoboro Public Library.

    Berger, published author of poetry and essays, is passionate about using mentoring to help other teachers integrate civics into their classrooms. Through direct teaching and embedding traits of good citizenship, she believes children will grow up to respect the rights and beliefs of others and contribute to a healthy civil society.

    Her presentation will focus on the importance of teaching civics early in elementary school. There will be an opportunity to ask questions.

    Prior to the presentation, Friends of Waldoboro Public Library members are invited to a pizza supper starting at 5:30 p.m., followed by a brief annual meeting at 6:30 p.m. Please sign up for the dinner at

    New members are welcome.

    The library is located at 958 Main Street in Waldoboro.

    Event Date: 

    Wed, 09/13/2023 - 7:00pm

    Event Location: 

    Waldoboro Public Library


    Waldoboro Public Library
    Waldoboro, ME 04572
    United States