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Julian Bond

We offer our deepest condolences on the passing of Julian Bond to his family, friends, colleagues, and associates.


Browse the 2015 Conference sessions

The full list of conference sessions is now available. Review all of the offerings, sort by grade level and subject, and start to build your conference schedule. We apologize for the technical issues that delayed the posting of this information, but you can now see them all here.

Share your planned schedule with your supervisor to demonstrate the professional development value of attending the nation's largest social studies conference.

NCSS now accepting conference scholarship applications

NCSS is now accepting applications for a limited number of scholarships to attend the 2015 Annual Conference in New Orleans. These scholarships are designed for early career teachers in Louisiana and Mississippi who have never attended the NCSS conference. The scholarship covers full conference registration and one-year's membership to NCSS. For all of the details, click here.

Conference registration now open

Online registration is now open for the 2015 NCSS Annual Conference in New Orleans. Join more than 3,000 of your colleagues at the biggest gathering of social studies education professionals this year.

Click here to register.

Tell us why you're excited to attend the conference

Are you excited about the 2015 NCSS Annual Conference in New Orleans? Tell us about it. Take a short video with your phone or tablet, saying why or what you're excited most about, and send it to

If we use your video, you'll be entered into a drawing to win a free hotel stay at one of the NCSS New Orleans hotels.


Conference registration rates now posted

Registration rates for the 2015 NCSS Annual Conference are now available. Click here to view them.

Online registration is now open. Click here to register


Confirmed speakers announced for conference

Terrence Roberts, Kara Cooney, Rick Steves, and a special joint appearance by Thomas Jefferson and Napoleon Bonaparte are just some of the confirmed speakers for the 2015 NCSS Annual Conference in November. To see the full lineup to date, click here.

More speakers will be added, so be sure to check back frequently.


95th NCSS Annual Conference

New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center
900 Convention Center Blvd.
New Orleans, LA
November 13-15, 2015

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