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Tips for First-Time Attendees

We are excited that you will be joining us at your first NCSS Annual Conference in Washington, DC! Now that you've registered, you may be wondering what to expect. As a conference attendee, you'll experience informative professional development sessions, amazing exhibits, and the best networking with like-minded educators. The tips below will help you have an engaging and enjoyable conference experience.

College credit available at Annual Conference

NCSS conference attendees have two options for earning graduate credit. One graduate-level semester credit is available through Adams State College. Applicants must attend at least 15 hours of sessions, workshops, and speakers, and keep a log of everything attended. The credit requires a short paper or lesson plan incorporating information learned at the conference. Download the program description. The fee is $65.

Friday, November 12 Sessions

Friday, November 12, 2010
9.00 AM - 10.00 AM
  • Promoting Personal Finance and Fiscal Responsibility in the Secondary Classroom


Sponsorship Opportunities

NCSS invites you, a leading education supplier, to collaborate and discover a truly unique opportunity for repeated exposure to thousands of educators. Sponsor an event or service at the 96th NCSS Annual Conference to stand out from the crowd and gain additional visibility and exposure. Custom sponsorships are available upon request. Contact Hallie Brown at 202-367-2475 for more information and to get started! **Sponsorship Benefits**

Annual Conference Hotel and Travel Information

NCSS Annual Conference Hotel Information

Schedule At-A-Glance

(subject to change)

Tuesday, November 29

Council of State Social Studies Specialists (CS4) Annual Meeting—Marriott Marquis Washington, DC

Wednesday, November 30

Community Meetings

Communities are formal subgroups within NCSS bringing together educators with common interests. Conference attendees are strongly encouraged to attend any and all community meetings of interest to them.

The Community meetings listed are all that are currently confirmed. Additional community meetings will be added once days and times are set. If you don't see your community listed, check back for updates.

Conference Sponsors


Thank You, NCSS Conference Sponsors!




Conference Program Information

The 96th NCSS Annual Conference is your opportunity to rejuvenate your teaching strategies and collaborate with some of the leaders in social studies education.  When you attend the conference, you will

Travel Information

NCSS has room blocks with discounted rates at six downtown hotels, all convenient to the Walter E. Washington Convention Center.

Reserve your room

Do not contact the hotels directly. These rates are available only to NCSS attendees booking through the reservation link.

***Book your room at the Grand Hyatt Washington and your stay may be free!***


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