Dear Parents,

Your child’s high school or class may be using First Vote NC during this election cycle. First Vote is an election simulation program for North Carolina’s high school students designed to demystify the process of voting. Students learn the mechanics of how, when, and where to vote. See the video, curriculum, and links to articles below for more information about this program. If you have any questions, contact Nancy Rose at

Lesson Plans: Below are links to the lesson plans for the 2018 mid-term election

Designing a schoolwide election

How to Vote and Why it Matters 

National, State and Local Elections: What’s the Difference? 

Political Parties and Ideologies 

Role of Media in Elections

The Role of Money in Elections 

The Results Are In! 

Constitutional Amendments on the November 2018 Ballot

Link to Articles about First Vote NC