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NCSS Exemplary Research Award

The Exemplary Research Award recognizes scholarship with the potential to significantly impact and/or transform social studies education research and practice.

Deadline Extended :  May 22, 2016

The committee will consider any research that has been published within the last year. This research can be published in book or journal article format.
If the nominated piece is a journal article, it should be published in a nationally or internationally ranked journal that can be found at:

Larry Metcalf Exemplary Dissertation Award

The Larry Metcalf Exemplary Dissertation Award recognizes outstanding research completed in pursuit of the doctoral degree. Award recipients receive: commemorative gift; an opportunity to present a session at the NCSS Annual Conference on their research.

Deadline Extended:  May 22, 2016

note: If there are an insufficient number of applicants for the award in a given year, the applications received will be held over for consideration next year.

Middle Level Outstanding Social Studies Teacher of the Year

Discovery Education LogoThe annual NCSS Outstanding Teacher of the Year Awards recognize exceptional classroom social studies teachers for grades 5-8.

Secondary Outstanding Social Studies Teacher of the Year

The annual NCSS Outstanding Teacher of the Year Awards recognize exceptional classroom social studies teachers for grades 7-12. Award winners receive $2,500, complimentary one-year membership in NCSS, and present a session on their work at the NCSS Annual Conference, and up to $500 in transportation/lodging reimbursement to attend the Annual Conference.

Elementary Outstanding Social Studies Teacher of the Year Award

Studies Weekly LogoThe annual NCSS Outstanding Teacher of the Year Awards recognize exceptional classroom social studies teachers for grades K-6.

Resources for Rho Kappa Advisors

## Rho Kappa Connected Community [Rho Kappa Advisor Discussion Forum](http://rhokappa.socialstudies.org/home)


##Selecting and Inducting Members ###Chapter Faculty Selection Committee Each chapter will have a Faculty Selection Committee that is responsible for selecting new members, and removing members if/when warrented. The Faculty Selection Committee shall consist of the chapter faculty sponsor and other faculty members within the school. The selection committee will assemble at the school the chapter resides. ### Enrolling New Members

2015-2016 NCSS VP and Board Candidates

President Elect

Terry Cherry

FASSE Board

The Fund for the Advancement of Social Studies Education (FASSE) is seeking applicants for board membership. FASSE was created in 1984 by NCSS to support research and classroom application projects that improve social studies education and promote engaged, effective citizens.

What does the FASSE board do?

How to Submit a Woodson Book Nomination

National Council for the Social Studies is pleased to announce its call for nominations of books eligible to receive the Carter G. Woodson Book Award, presented to the most distinguished young reader non-fiction books depicting ethnicity in the United States.

2017 Awards

Book Nominations Due Postmarked October 15, 2016

Eligibility Criteria:

Non-fiction books with a copyright of 2016 that:

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.

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