Conferences and Meetings

Media Registration

Members of the media interested in covering the 2012 NCSS Annual Conference must first complete and submit the media registration form.

Media badges will be available for at the name badge pickup counter at NCSS Registration, Level Four, Washington State Convention Center.


Pre- and Post-Conference Trips | International Social Studies Conference | Morocco 2013


Interested in making an even richer experience of your time in North Africa, or in Europe? Consider these pre- and post-conference trips, offered by GEEO, a leader in travel abroad opportunities for educators.

Best of Spain & Portugal
June 11-25, 2013


Community Scholar Speakers

Several NCSS communities have invited the following prominent scholars to speak on issues related to their missions.

Community scholar sessions are open to all attendees. Attend any and all sessions of interest to learn about the discussion topics and the role that communities play within NCSS.   --> read more »


On-Site Conference Services

NCSS Registration Hours

First Level, Ernest N. Morial Convention Center
900 Convention Center Blvd.
New Orleans

  • Wednesday, Nov. 11, 11:00AM-6:00PM
  • Thursday, Nov. 12, 7:00AM-6:00PM
  • Friday, Nov. 13, 6:30AM-5:30PM
  • Saturday, Nov. 14, 7:00AM-4:30PM
  • Sunday, Nov. 15, 7:00-10:00AM

Name Badges

All conference participants must register, including chairs, presenters, exhibitors, and committee members. Badges must be worn at all times to gain access to conference sessions, exhibits, and events.   --> read more »


Tips for First-Time Attendees

We are excited that you will be joining us at your first NCSS Annual Conference in New Orleans!

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


Food Court and Free Coffee

Free Coffee and Tea
Free coffee and tea are available both Friday and Saturday mornings at designated stations in the Exhibit Hall.

Food Court
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.


Committee and Governance Meetings

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

Committee and Governance Meetings at the NCSS Annual Conference   --> read more »


Onsite Information

Onsite information for NCSS Annual Conference   --> read more »


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 syllabus  --> read more »

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