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Upcoming NCSS & Affiliate Council Events

March 28, 2017 - 7:00pm to March 30, 2017 - 8:00pm

Building upon theory & research from multiple fields including social studies, African American studies & African Diaspora studies, this 2-part series outlines pedagogical & curricular considerations for teaching Black history across the Diaspora. Learn how Black history education can be used to effectively engage in anti-racism and racial literacy in the social studies classroom; and be introduced to digital resources available for teaching Black history for both in-service and preservice social studies educators.

$30 NCSS members / $75 NCSS nonmembers

(2-part webinar series: Tuesday, March 28 and Thursday, March 30 from 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm EDT)

March 31, 2017 to April 1, 2017
The Texas Council for the Social Studies will have their Spring TCSS board and committee meeting in Austin, Texas. Date: March 31st & April 1, 2017 Location & address: Omni Austin Hotel Southpark 4040 Governor's Row, Austin, TX 78744 Hotel reservations found with this link.
Omni Austin Hotel Southpark
4040 Governor's Row
Austin, TX 78744
April 3, 2017 to April 4, 2017
47th Northeast Regional Conference for the Social Studies. 1 graduate credit along with participation in October One-Day Conference (Framingham State University) For more information, contact Casey Cullen at
April 4, 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm

Learn how design thinking can help social studies educators create a student-centered learning environment and promote the C3 Framework through lesson planning and curriculum building.

$20 NCSS members / $40 NCSS nonmembers

April 11, 2017 - 7:00pm to April 25, 2017 - 8:00pm

Effective student writing is a goal of many history and social studies educators, but many are unaware of free and intuitive Google tools than can assist them and their students. Discover some of the best new Apps, Add-Ons, and Extensions for middle school and high school classrooms and learn strategies that promote more effective teacher feedback and guidance.

Complimentary for NCSS Comprehensive members / $30 NCSS members / $75 NCSS nonmembers

(2-part webinar series: Tuesday, April 11 and Tuesday, April 25 from 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm EDT)

April 14, 2017
30TH Colorado Council for the Social Studies Annual Conference Theme: "Connecting Colorado Students to Their Worlds: Artifacts, Exhibits, and Bridges to the Future." History Colorado Center
History Colorado Center
1200 Broadway, Denver, CO 80203
Denver, CO 80203
April 19, 2017 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm
Join AMLE (Association for Middle Level Education) and NCSS, in collaboration with Michael Yell (National Board Certified Teacher - Middle School and NCSS Past President), for a great webinar in which participants will examine 10 engaging, thought-provoking strategies for creating a different kind of middle level social studies classroom.
May 2, 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm

This webinar will share key details and teaching resources on the humanitarian crisis in Syria and the rise of ISIS. Hear from the Director of, Andrew Beiter, on the current situation on the ground, how to approach this topic with your students, and how your students can take action.

Complimentary for NCSS members / $40 NCSS nonmembers

May 9, 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm

Teach students how to DO history through project-based learning that engages students in inquiry-based research and evaluation using primary sources--either online or in local libraries/archives--while learning history and contributing to data being compiled by the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

$20 NCSS members / $40 NCSS nonmembers

October 19, 2017 to October 21, 2017
64th Annual Conference Theme: Social Studies: More Important Than Ever Red Lion Hotel Harrisburg East Harrisburg, PA 17111 Contact: Registration:
Red Lion Hotel Harrisburg East
4751 Lindle Road
Harrisburg, PA 17111
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