Throughout the year, the Rendell Center delivers special programs that are based on fresh content, current events and civic holidays.

Celebrate the Constitution and Rule of Law through Literature in the…

2023 Constitution Day Read Aloud Spectacular
September 18-22, 2023

Lawyers and Judges will join classrooms virtually with hand-selected Read Aloud Sessions focused on the Constitution. The sessions last 30-45 minutes and are ideal for grades K-5.

During these engaging sessions, works of children’s literature are read by lawyers or judges, followed by questions on current issues and the readings.

Join Us For This Exciting Annual Civics Learning Event!


American Board of Trial Advocates Logo
Pennsylvania Bar Association Logo

Thank you all for your interest. Unfortunately, the response has left us over-subscribed for this month.

Don’t despair, though!

We are going to be sponsoring other Read Alouds throughout the year. The plan is to have one every month.

If you are interested in getting on the list for coming months, please email our Executive Director, Beth Specker.

Thank you.

What Teachers Have Said about the Read Aloud Program:

“Thank you very much for this special opportunity. We were awestruck by the presenters.”

Enissa Borine

Wayne Elementary

“Thank you so much for such an exciting
story time.”

Tarsha Corbitt

Norwood Elementary

What ABOTA Members Have Said about the Read Aloud Program:

“Thank you for allowing me to participate today – the students were wonderful and asked great questions!”

Judge Caroline Baker

“I was really looking forward to my reading and I’m glad I did it. The experience was even better than I anticipated. I’d love to do it again.”

Bob Cooper

Read Alouds selected for Constitution Day 2023

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Marshall The Courthouse Mouse
Just Help by Sonia Sotomayor and Angela Dominguez
We The Kids Read Aloud Cover