Civic Education in the AI Age!

Since the unveiling of ChatGPT to the public in late 2022, discussions on the transformative power of artificial intelligence (AI) have permeated various facets of society. However, the impact of AI on civic education has remained a relatively unexplored frontier. This event, in celebration of Civic Learning Week with SIIA (Software & Information Industry Association), seeks to unravel the complexities surrounding this intersection, delving into the ways AI can revolutionize civic education and the critical considerations it brings to the forefront. Agenda: Opening Remarks: Welcome and Introduction to Civic Education Week with SIIA Fireside Conversation with Sal Khan: An enlightening fireside conversation with Sal Khan, the founder of Khan Academy, as he shares insights on the role of AI in education and its potential impact on civic learning. Panel Discussion on Civics in the AI Age: 
    • Rashid Duroseau, Civics Program Director, Democracy Prep Public Schools
    • Peter Adams, Senior Vice President of Research and Design, News Literacy Project
    • ⁠Ace Parsi, Director of Coalition Engagement, iCivics
    • Jane Hatterer, Principal, Digital Media Associates/Chair Education Committee, League of Women Voters of the City of NY
Moderated by SIIA, our expert panel will explore the intersection of civics and AI, discussing practical strategies, challenges, and opportunities for leveraging AI in civic education.

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