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2013 NCSS Election-Candidates

In keeping with the constitutional provision for nominating candidates for the board of directors, the nominations committee named candidates for four board of directors categories to serve three-year terms. The committee named two candidates for vice-president. Each nominee was asked to submit a photograph, a 200-word biographical sketch, and a 200-word position statement.

NCSS Award and Grant Selection Committees

NCSS is looking for members to serve on awards selection committees. The selection committees review nominations and select recipients of NCSS awards and grants. Committee members serve a three-year term and most committee work is accomplished online or by telephone.

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NCSS Legislative Update Webinar

Join us for our "Legislative Update" webinar.

Between 10:30-12:00 PM EDT Della Cronin of Washington Partners and NCSS staff members will provide an overview of what is going on at the federal level regarding ESEA reauthorization, as well as any other efforts relevant to social studies education.

NCSS Board of Directors Application for Nomination

NCSS is seeking members for challenging leadership positions that affect local, state and national social studies education. The NCSS Nominations and Elections Committee is currently accepting applications for nomination for candidates for NCSS Vice President and the Board of Directors.

Candidate Information
Please enter your full mailing address
Which phone number do you prefer to be reached at?
Please upload a 1-4 page resume or curriculum vitae.
Files must be less than 19.53 MB.
Allowed file types: rtf html odf pdf doc docx mp3 bz2 gz tar zip .docx.
Please indicate the board position for which you are applying to be a candidate.
What is the most significant issue currently confronting social studies education and how would you address this issue? (200 word limit) This statement will be published in ballot materials in the event you are selected to be a candidate.
Please submit a 200 word biographical sketch in a narrative format that includes both personal and professional information. Include experiences you have had at the local, state, and national levels that have prepared you for this office. (200 word limit) This statement will be published in ballot materials in the event you are selected to be a candidate.
Describe experiences you have had at the local, state, and national levels that have prepared you for this office.
References
Provide the Nominations and Elections Committee with at least three references for your candidacy for Board of Directors. It is your responsibility to distribute a reference form to your references. Evaluation forms may be sent directly from references to NCSS. Click Here to Download Reference Form (pdf)
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NCSS Programs of Excellence State Coordinators

Alabama SSCA

President
Mary Lee
(B) 256-852-2557 ex.1269
mlee@madison.k12.al.us

Alaska CSS

President
Todd Heuston
Heuston_Todd@asdk12.org

Arizona CSS

Awards Coordinator
Cheryl Wiens
cheryl-wiens@cox.net

Arkansas CSS

Awards Coordinator
Kristin Mann
kdmann@ualr.edu

California CSS

Executive Director/Secretary
Julie Weaver

Legacy Essay Contest

Submissions are now being accepted for the Legacy Essay Contest. The Legacy Essay Contest is a partnership of the National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS), the National Education Association (NEA), the American Federation of Teachers (AFT), ASCD (formerly the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development), the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE), the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, and Karz Productions.

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