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2016-2017 Board and Officer Candidates

The NCSS Board of Directors has approved the following slate of candidates for the 2016-2017 Board of Directors and Officer elections. The election ballot will open December 5, 2016 and close January 16, 2017. NCSS members in good standing as of October 31 will receive instructions and credentials for accessing the online ballots starting December 5.

International Assembly

The International Assembly provides a forum for collaboration and interchange of ideas among NCSS members from the United States and foreign countries. The Assembly promotes linkages among NCSS educators to enhance professional development, to enrich social studies learning, and to share research, learning activities, and teaching methods with global perspectives. The Assembly conducts its own program and business meeting during the NCSS Annual Conference. (NCSS membership is required to be a member of Associated Groups, including International Assembly.)

College University Faculty Assembly (CUFA)

College and University Faculty Assembly (CUFA) is an affiliate group of the National Council for the Social Studies. CUFA consists of a really nice and thoughtful bunch of higher education faculty members, graduate students, and others interested in working with social educators (k-16) such as social scientists, historians, and philosophers. As well as being an advocacy organization for social studies education. CUFA conducts its own program and business meeting during the NCSS Annual Conference.

National Social Studies Supervisors Association (NSSSA)

NSSSA promotes the common interest of social studies supervisors in instruction, curriculum materials, research, teacher training, and social action. Based on the belief that interaction between teachers and students is the most vital element of an education system, NSSSA encourages and assists in the development of social studies instruction. It extends its services and assistance to supervisors at state and local levels in their efforts to initiate similar organizations. NSSSA conducts its own program and meeting at the NCSS Annual Conference. Regular Member $40.

Jean Dresden Grambs Distinguished Career Research Award

The Jean Dresden Grambs Distinguished Career Research Award recognizes professionals who have made extensive contributions to knowledge concerning significant areas of social studies education through meritorious research.

 
Application/Nomination Deadline: May 15, 2017

Types of Research Eligible

The use of the term research in reference to this award shall be broadly construed to mean any and all forms of recognized formal research -methodologies, paradigms and perspectives. Eligible research is that which has:

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