The Dirksen Congressional Center conducts programming in four
areas: historical collections, research, education, and community
The Center provides support to the American Political Science
Association through a publishing prize and travel/housing grant.
The Dirksen Center awards scholarships each year to Pekin
Community High School students who attend the Close Up program in
in the Classroom®
Congress in the Classroom® is a national, award-winning
workshop for teachers held every summer on the campus of Bradley
in the Classroom® Online
Congress in the Classroom® Online is an alternative
to our annual workshop for teachers that provides rich content
about Congress presented by experts.
Information about books and monographs sponsored by The
The Center hosts and maintains a multi-site Web suite,
of which this site is one. You can reach the other sites using
the navigation bar at the top of the page.