Eleesha Tucker (MA) is a delegate at 1791 DELEGΛTES, where she serves as a First Amendment educator. She is an American history and civics educator as well as curriculum developer specializing in the ideals of liberty articulated by the American Revolution and the inherent freedoms protected by the religion clauses of the First Amendment with an emphasis on the diversity of religious expression generated by the protections of religious freedom.
As a faculty member and curriculum specialist with the Freedom Forum Institute, Ms. Tucker taught the history of Religious Freedom in the United States to graduate students and developed and piloted graduate-level blended learning courses for K-12 teachers on religious liberty and religious literacy.
As a long time staff member of the oldest patriotic organization in the United States, the Society of the Cincinnati, Ms. Tucker taught teachers and students about the people, places and events of the American Revolution that articulated our ideals of liberty, equality, civil responsibility and natural and civil rights that have shaped our nation’s history and influenced freedom around the world.
Prior to serving the Society of the Cincinnati, Ms. Tucker worked for the Constitutional Source Project (ConSource) in its start-up phase, promoting increased understanding about the historical context and interpretation of the U.S. Constitution by making digitally available historical documents from the period. With these documents from the ConSource library, she crafted K-12 lesson plans for teachers and produced events promoting constitutional literacy.
Ms. Tucker holds a Masters of American Studies from Georgetown University and a Bachelor of Art in History Teaching from Brigham Young University.