Media Information and Press Releases

Media Relations Staff

Ana Post is NCSS Director of External Relations and Council Com­munications. She can be reached by phone at 301­588­1800 ext. 114, and by e­mail at

Position Statements

Professional concerns and controversial topics in the field of social studies education are addressed in these statements, which have been approved by the NCSS Board of Directors over the years.

Annual Conference

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Recent Press Releases

Vargas to Receive NCSS Spirit of America Award

Silver Spring, Md., Nov. 17, 2014 – Filmmaker, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, Undocumented American and Immigration Reform Advocate Jose Antonio Vargas has been selected to receive the Spirit of America Award at the 94th Annual Conference of the National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS) in Boston, MA, November 21-23. Vargas will be presented with a $1,000 honorarium and a commemorative gift in recognition of his exemplary contributions to the “spirit of American Democracy.”   --> read more »

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