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Center for the Constitution

Montpelier's Center for the Constitution is America's premier constitutional training center, offering world-class on-site and online educational programming. The Center's dynamic, nonpartisan, and in-depth approach inspires participation in civic dialogue, improves the public’s understanding of the founding principles of the United States, and seeks to enable citizens to deepen their understanding of and participation in our democracy. 



"Knowledge will forever govern ignorance…a people who mean to be their own governors must arm themselves with the power which knowledge gives."

— James Madison