The Constitution & Civility Center’s VISION STATEMENT

The American Heritage Constitution & Civility Center envisions a society where Constitutional thinking and civic charity prevail.  We bring to life the stories of individuals who influenced and revered the Constitution and its ideals. We strive to expand Constitutional knowledge and civic engagement through experiential learning. In all of our teaching and learning, we work to re-enthrone moral self-government as the foundation of personal and civil liberty.

Key Initiatives

  • Constitution Literacy Series Debates
  • Constitution Bee
  • Inter-school Discourse & Exchange
  • Quill Project
  • Constitution Education Resource Library
  • Assemblies & Speakers
  • Events & Courses for Students and Adults
  • Essay Contests and Competitions
  • Museum of America’s Heritage
  • Civility Bee

Constitution Literacy Series

Increase your Constitutional awareness by attending our debates live or online or by listening to our archived debates.

Constitution Bee

Be part of the solution by learning the principles of freedom.

Who We Are

David Hancock, Jeff Hymas and Adam Brewer serve as full-time faculty members at American Heritage School.
They also serve as the co-directors of the Constitution & Civility Center.

David Hancock

Prior to joining American Heritage School in
2010, David was a practicing attorney. A cum laude graduate of BYU Law School, he has argued dozens of Constitutional issues in court and has briefed the US Supreme Court.

Jeff Hymas

Jeff joined American Heritage in 2016 after working with many organizations presenting hundreds of Constitution education lectures to live audiences across America. He holds an MBA from Idaho State University and is a magna cum laude graduate of the BYU Marriott School of Management.

Adam Brewer

Adam holds a Masters Degree in Public Administration and a Doctorate Degree in Political Science from Idaho State University. Before coming to AHS, he taught and published for eight years in higher education, most notably as a visiting professor at BYU-Idaho and as a professor at the University of Montana.

What People are Saying

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What’s funny is I have had four constitutional law classes between my undergrad and law degree and I think [my children] probably understand the essence of the document better than I ever did!
Nathan M.
Lawyer and Father
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As a legislator, I am equipped to deal with almost any subject dealing with the Constitution. Thank you so much for all you have done to help educate citizens with your in-depth, topical studies on the Constitution.
Lynn Hutchings
Wyoming State Senator

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