Conferences and Meetings
We are excited that you will be joining us at your first NCSS Annual Conference in Boston!
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.
Before You Go
Free Coffee and Tea
Free coffee and tea are available both Friday and Saturday mornings at designated stations in the Exhibit Hall.
Lunch will be available for purchase in the food courts in the exhibit hall on Friday and Saturday. Look for the food court signs in the Exhibit Hall.
- Registration is located in the Convention Center
- Wednesday 5:00-8:00PM
- Thursday 7:00AM-6:00PM
- Friday 6:30AM-5:30PM
- Saturday 7:00AM-4:30PM
- Sunday 7:00-10:00AM
NCSS conducts official business at the Annual Conference. Unless otherwise noted, meetings of the House of Delegates, operations committees, and other NCSS work groups are open to all NCSS members interested in the governance of the Council. --> read more »
Committee and Governance Meetings at the NCSS Annual Conference --> read more »
Onsite information for NCSS Annual Conference --> read more »
Following is a preliminary list of sessions, workshops and poster presentations that have been accepted for the 2014 NCSS Annual Conference. This list is subject to change. A finalized, printed program, including rooms and times, will be available at the conference.
Sessions and poster presentations are held on Friday, November 21 and Saturday, November 22. Workshops will be held Sunday, November 23. The list of pre-conference clinics, offered on Thursday, November 20, can be found here. --> read more »
Theme: "The Vietnam War: Scholarly Views and Classroom Applications"
The New England History Teachers Association Presents: "The Vietnam War: Scholarly Views and Classroom Applications"
A Conference for Teachers and Students of the Vietnam War
NEHTA website: www.nehta.net
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. --> read more »
Social studies and literacy are mutually inclusive. The ability to understand vocabulary and concepts is an essential part of the social studies, and social studies offers many rich topics to use to teach literacy skills. --> read more »