Amigos de Milwaukee
Milwaukee Athletic Club on Water
731 N. Water St.
Milwaukee, WI 53202
United States of America

The We the People: The Citizen and the Constitution Program promotes civic competence and responsibility among the nation’s upper elementary and secondary students. The We the People print textbooks' and enhanced ebooks' interactive strategies, relevant content and the simulated congressional hearing make teaching and learning exciting for both students and teachers. The We the People curriculum is an innovative course of instruction on the history and principles of the United States constitutional democratic republic. The program enjoys active support from state bar associations and foundations,and other educational, professional, business, and community organizations across the nation. Since its inception in 1987, more than 30 million students and 75,000 educators have participated in the We the People program.

Presenter Thomas Schneck is a lawyer and a volunteer mentor/coach with Wauwatosa West’s “We the People” class for the past 12 years. During that he has worked with a variety of students, other mentors and the teacher, Chad Mateske. Tom is a Wauwatosa resident for the past 32 years, and practices in a general legal capacity-handling family law, criminal defense and bankruptcy. He is a graduate of UW Milwaukee and Marquette Law School. In addition to his “We the People” activities, he was also involved in coaching youth sports for many years. His wife, Sheryl, is a laboratory medical scientist at Waukesha Memorial Hospital. They have three adult children.

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