Welcome to the classroom of government and leadership.  My name is Brenda Elder and I teach ninth grade Civics.  I attended college at Clarion University and started teaching at Somerset in 1986.  If you ever have any questions, please feel free to contact me at belder@sasd.us or call 443-2831, extension 3432.


    “Knowledge will forever govern ignorance; and a people who mean to be their own governors must arm themselves with the power which knowledge gives.” – James Madison

    “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.” — Margaret Mead

    “The philosophy of the schoolhouse in one generation will be the philosophy of the government in the next.” – Abraham Lincoln

    “America’s future will be determined by the home and the school. The child becomes largely what he is taught; hence we must watch what we teach, and how we live.” – activist Jane Addams


                                                                                                                                       YOU CAN MAKE THE DIFFERENCE!



Last Modified on August 25, 2020