Application – ECE Distinction or Excellence (Intro)

(2016-2017 Schools of Distinction or Excellence only!)


Application deadline extended to September 28th.

Introduction, Procedures and Timeline

The Excellence in Civic Engagement Program (ECEP) was created to recognize and support the important role Arizona schools play in ensuring our students are informed and engaged citizens. Thank you for your interest in applying to the Excellence in Civic Engagement Program for the 2017-2018 school year.

Application Cycle: This is Year 2 of the application cycle. All schools are required to complete the full application on year 3 regardless of the previous year’s level of recognition. (*Note: We recommend you type your answers in a word document prior to filling out this application.)

Schools of Distinction or Excellence

School of Distinction or Excellence
Selection Process Printable Application Timeline
The Excellence in Civic Engagement Committee
will use the appropriate rubric to review and score each school’s application according to the depth and breadth
of their understanding and implementation of the
six proven practices in civic learning demonstrated on their application.

There will be separate rubrics used for elementary,
high school, applicants that were previously recognized as Schools of Distinction or Excellence, and alternative schools.
Download this document to go through the questions prior to filling our this application
*Note: This is NOT the actual application; please click the red button below.
Application Due: September 17, 2018

Announcement of Results: December 2018

Recognition Ceremony: March 1, 2019 at the 6th Annual Civic Learning Conference