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Annual Conference Registration Information

Advanced Registration is Closed

Advanced registration is closed, but it's not too late to attend!

Register Online


You can register onsite! Registration is at the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, 900 Convention Center Blvd., New Orleans. Conference registration is on the first floor, outside Exhibit Hall B


Registration Hours

  • Wednesday, November 11 11:00am-7:00pm
  • Thursday, November 12 7:00am-6:00pm
  • Friday, November 12 6:30am-5:30pm
  • Saturday, November 12 7:00am-4:30pm
  • Sunday, November 15 7:00-10:00am


2015 Conference Registration Rates

On-site rates are now in effect through the conference

Full Conference Registration  
NCSS Member $350
Non-Member $495
Retired NCSS Member $150
Student Member $149
Student Non-Member $239
Non-Teaching Spouse/Partner $125


One-Day Registration
(Wed/Thu, Fri, or Sat)
Nov. 7-15
NCSS Member $275
Non-Member $395
Student Member $125
Student Non-Member $199



Associated Group Registration* Nov. 7-15
NSSSA Conference $75*
CUFA Conference $50*



#Registration rates include complimentary 24/7, 365 access to the new NCSS Live Learning Center, with synch-to-slide audio recordings of more than 30 of the highest-demand sessions from the conference, plus your choice of a free NCSS Bulletin, redeemable by coupon in the Conference Program and available at the NCSS Bookstore.

These rates are for pre-conference registration only and are good through November 6, 2015.

* NSSSA and CUFA conference registration rates are in addition to NCCS registration rates. NSSSA and CUFA attendees must register for both NCSS and NSSSA or CUFA.

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Bringing a Group of 20 or more teachers? You may qualify for a special group discount rate. Contact us for details.


Teachers in Louisiana and Mississippi who have never attended an NCSS Annual Conference are invited to apply for a limited number of of conference scholarships, covering registration and one-year membership with NCSS. Click here for details.

Registration Details

Member: To qualify for NCSS Member prices, you must be a current member and provide your member number.

Join when you register and receive the special member rates, plus receive all the resources, information and support you need as a social studies educational professional. For more information on becoming an NCSS member, go to

Student: This rate is for full-time students who are not currently employed as professionals in the education field.

Retired member: This rate is for retired professionals who are not currently employed in the education field.

Spouse/partner: This rate is for spouses and partners who are not currently employed as professionals in the education field. Spouse/partner registrations are valid for all sessions and speakers, exhibit hall, social events, and shuttle service.

Payment information:Full payment must be received with registration. Full payment includes payment for the registration fees, ticketed events, and any membership purchased. Acceptable forms of payment are check, Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and valid hard copy purchase orders. Purchase orders must be paid by January 16, 2016 to avoid a late fee.


  • Cancellations must be made in writing by mail, fax, or e-mail by October 31, 2015.
  • A 50% refund will be provided for any cancellation received by October 31, 2015.
  • No refunds will be processed after October 31, 2015.
  • Ticketed options will be refunded and attendees notified if canceled by NCSS.

Getting Support to Attend

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