The Bill of Rights Institute recently announced that Harrison High School’s Matt Logan will serve as one of the twenty members of the group’s Teacher Council. The Cobb social studies teacher was selected from more than 300 applicants from around the country.
Logan, who has been teaching for seven years, joined Harrison High School’s social studies department this year. In addition to the Bill of Rights Institute, he has worked with organizations like the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Gilder-Lehrman Institute of American History, College Board, and others.
“It’s an honor to be have been selected by BRI for the Teacher Council. For years, I have used their high-quality online resources and attended their excellent seminars as well as their training. Through my work with the Council, I hope to help them continue offering the best resources for teachers and students, in addition to meeting other teachers with great ideas about how to best reach my students here at Harrison High School,” Logan said.
The Bill of Rights Institute’s Teacher Council is an advisory panel of experienced social studies educators from across the United States who provide bi-weekly feedback on the Institute’s resources and programs and assist the Institute’s staff with monthly curriculum-related writing and editing projects.
Established in 1999, the Bill of Rights Institute is a non-profit educational organization that develops free and open educational resources and programs for a network of than 50,000 middle and high school teachers in American history, civics, and other social studies courses.