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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.

State and Local Councils

NCSS-affil-sm.gif #### **Affiliation with the National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS) is open to groups with similar purposes and goals as NCSS. NCSS does not encourage duplication of state or local councils within the same geographic region.** * [Click here to view a list of our current NCSS Affiliate Councils][75] ---

Award for Global Understanding given in honor of James M. Becker


with funds generously provided by the Longview Foundation


The Award for Global Understanding Given in Honor of James M. Becker recognizes a social studies educator (or a team of educators) who has made notable contributions in helping social studies students increase their understanding of the world.

Fund for the Advancement of Social Studies Education

Invest in the future of social studies education.

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You may make your tax-deductible donation to FASSE by check to:
8555 16th Street, Suite 500
Silver Spring, MD 20910


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

Christa McAuliffe Reach for the Stars Award

2015 Guidelines and Criteria

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Grant for Geographic Literacy

Sponsored by Herff Jones | Nystrom

Outstanding Service Award

Sponsored by:

  • National Council for the Social Studies
  • NCSS Board of Directors


  • Annual


  • Commemorative gift
  • Lifetime NCSS membership
  • Publicity

Purpose: To recognize members for outstanding long term service to NCSS and local, state, and regional councils.

Defense of Academic Freedom Award

National Council for the Social Studies honors annually the outstanding performance of teachers, researchers, and other worthy individuals and programs, and has encouraged unique and innovative social studies education projects through its award and grant programs.


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