Civic Education Washington State

We The People & Project Citizen

Welcome to Civic Education Washington State!

Our goal is simple: To train the teachers that will guide our youth.


This organization promotes the principles and practice of democracy.

Kathy Hand
‚ÄčExecutive Director 

Saturday, January 6th, 2018 was a big day for many high school students from around Washington. The We The People Competition at the Washington State Capitol is an exciting time, not only for the students, but also for the teachers and parents. The results of this year's State Competition are as follows:

1st - Tahoma High School
2nd - Overlake High School
3rd - Eastlake High School
Honorable Mentions (in no particular order): - Heritage High School, Orting High School, and Evergreen High School

Our Staff

Our Staff

All of the staff for Civic Ed. Washington State are picked by Kathy Hand herself.

Our Focus

  • Educate teachers who will then educate students in:
    • the foundation of our democracy
    • their privileges
    • their responsibilities

Please click on the link below to view an article by the Seattle Times that highlights the importance of Civic Education and our We The People programs.

Danielle Percich

Deputy Director

Tahoma High School's We The People students from Maple Valley, WA made 7th place in the National Finals held in Washington DC!

Congratulations to them on a big success in 2018 and we hope they had a great time. They competed April 30th in the Budget Hearing Room in the U.S. Capitol.

Our Mission

 Civic Education Washington State seeks to promote an enlightened and responsible citizenry that is committed to democratic principles and actively engaged in the practice of democracy in the United States and in other countries.