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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.    --> read more »

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FASSE/CUFA Inquiry Grant

Social Studies Inquiry Grant Request for Proposals

Sponsored by:
Fund for the Advancement of Social Studies Education
College and University Faculty Assembly
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Carter G. Woodson Book Awards

The Carter G. Woodson Book Award is presented to exemplary books written for children and young people each year at the NCSS Annual Conference. Authors are recognized at the NCSS Annual Conference, which is attended by over 3,000 K-12 and university level educators and other social studies professionals who enjoy interacting with the Woodson Award-winning authors and will be interested in obtaining copies of books for use with their students.

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NCSS Research Awards

National Council for the Social Studies presents three research awards designed to recognize substantive scholarly inquiry in social studies education.   --> read more »

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NCSS 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.   --> read more »

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College and University Faculty Assembly

CUFA consists of higher education faculty members, graduate students, and others interested in working with social educators such as social scientists, historians, and philosophers. As well as being an advocacy organization for social studies education, CUFA members provide a forum for communication among professional educators, and examine social studies from a theoretical and research perspective. CUFA conducts its own program and business meeting during the NCSS Annual Conference.

Annual dues: $60, students $15.   --> read more »

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College and University Faculty Assembly

CUFA consists of higher education faculty members, graduate students, and others interested in working with social educators such as social scientists, historians, and philosophers.   --> read more »

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NCSS Associated Groups

Social studies educators have organized themselves into formal subgroups of NCSS, such as local school district social studies supervisors, state social studies specialists, international educators, and college and university faculty members. Other groups, in partnership with NCSS, provide services and professional development opportunities to NCSS members.   --> read more »

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Gold and Silver Star Councils

2013 Gold and Silver Star Councils

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  • Association of Teachers of Social Studies/United Federation of Teachers (NYC)
  • Georgia Council for the Social Studies
  • Ohio Council for the Social Studies
  • Oklahoma Council for the Social Studies
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NCSS Affiliation

NCSS-affil-sm.gif NCSS provides a variety of products and services to a network of affiliated state and local councils including an annual directory of council officers and an annual leadership institute.   --> read more »

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