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The Fund for the Advancement of Social Studies Education (FASSE) is seeking applicants for board membership.

Grant for Geographic Literacy

Sponsored by Herff Jones | Nystrom

NCSS Research Awards

It is the mission of National Council for the Social Studies to engage and support educators in strengthening and advocating social studies, where social studies is defined as the integrated study of the social sciences and humanities to promote civic competence. In support of this mission, NCSS and the Research Committee sponsor three annual research awards designed to recognize substantive scholarly inquiry in social studies education.

NCSS Outstanding Social Studies Teacher of the Year

TOYwebArt.png The annual NCSS Outstanding Teacher of the Year Awards recognize exceptional classroom social studies teachers for grades K-6, 5-8, and 7-12 who teach social studies regularly and systematically in elementary school settings, and at least half-time in middle or junior high and high school settings.

Awards and Grants

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. Members are also asked to make a reasonable effort to attend the award winner session, awards presentation, and assist the committee chair when need arises during the review or at the NCSS conference.

Application are accepted on a rolling basis

NCSS Board of Directors Nominations

NCSS is seeking candidates for Vice-President, and the Board of Directors. You may nominate yourself, or recommend a colleague member who has experience as an affiliate council or associated group leader. Recommendations may be sent to any member of the nominations committee. NCSS encourages all members to recommend possible candidates. The Nominations and Elections Committee will be selecting candidates for the following categories: * Vice President * Secondary Classroom Teacher * Supervisor * At-Large; and * K-12 Teacher At-Large.

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Rho Kappa Honor Society

Rho Kappa Social Studies Honor Society is the only national organization for high school juniors and seniors that recognizes excellence in the field of Social Studies. Any accredited public or private high school can apply for a local chapter, through which individuals will be inducted into the nationally recognized honor society. If you're a high school social studies teacher, you could be a chapter sponsor.
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