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NCSS Annual Conference

December 2-4, 2016
Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Washington, DC

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Conference Updates

Registration for the 2016 NCSS Annual Conference in Washington is now open. Click here to start.

We hope to see you in Washington!

Get an early look at the first confirmed speakers for the 2016 NCSS Annual Conference. Representative John Lewis, attorney and author Bryan Stevenson, Little Rock Nine veteran Terrence Roberts, and columnists Ruth Marcus and Michael Gerson headline the notable list of conference speakers. Click here to see the full list, and check back for updates as more names are added.

The Washington Housing Bureau is now accepting hotel reservations for the 2016 Annual Conference. NCSS has room blocks at several hotels in downtown Washington, all very close to the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, offering special discounted rates.

The NCSS hotels have sold out each of the past six years, so don't delay in making your reservation.

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The Call for Proposals for the 2016 Annual Conference is now closed. Thank you to everyone who submitted one of the more than 1200 proposals.

Notifications will go out to all primary presenters by the end of May. Please be sure to check your email and your spam box for notification from NCSS.

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Register now for the nation's largest and most comprehensive social studies professional development conference.

One low price gives you access to 3+ days to

  • 800 presentations by the leading social studies researchers and practitioners
  • Classroom-ready resources on the latest social studies issues and teaching methods
  • Well-known speakers and educators, sharing their ideas, experiences, and knowledge
  • Network with your peers from across the country
  • The latest teaching products and services from 150+ exhibitors

See you in Washington!

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