[TEXT FOR INITIAL FASCIMILE OR E-MAIL MEETING REQUEST]
August XX, 2010
The Honorable [NAME] [LAST NAME]
Home Office address (listed on representative/senator’s website)
City, State, Zip
Dear Representative/Senator [LAST NAME]:
I would like to visit with you to discuss issues of importance to social studies educators in CITY, STATE or STATE. During the 111th
Congress, you and your colleagues will consider federal investments in programs important to social studies educators, as well as the reauthorization of the No Child Left Behind Act, a large piece of legislation that has a number of consequences in social studies classrooms nationwide.
I would appreciate any time you might have in August or September to meet with me to discuss these important issues and how they affect your constituents. I can be reached at [PHONE] or [EMAIL]. I look forward to hearing from your office. Thank you for your consideration of this request.