Top News from NCSS
- Submitted by TimDaly on Tue, 02/24/2015 - 11:59am
We have an important opportunity to support funding for the social studies this year, since civic education champion Congressman Cole has now become subcommittee chairman. But he needs our help - he needs other Representatives to submit requests to fund the social studies. --> read more »
- Submitted by TimDaly on Mon, 02/09/2015 - 4:51pm
Catriona Macdonald, President of Linchpin Strategies and NCSS's Congressional expert, discusses the ESEA (Elementary and Secondary Act) Reauthorization, as well as how to most effectively communicate about ESEA with Members of Congress directly and via the Appropriations process.
- Submitted by TimDaly on Fri, 02/06/2015 - 7:02pm
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. If you have a desire to help shape the future of Rho Kappa, we encourage you to apply for a position on the Rho Kappa Advisory Board. While most work is done online, there is a three year commitment to attend the one "face" meeting that takes place at the NCSS Conference. --> read more »
- Submitted by TimDaly on Fri, 12/19/2014 - 1:06pm
NCSS is now accepting proposals for presentations at the 2015 NCSS Annual Conference. Come on down the Mississippi to join NCSS in New Orleans at the 95th NCSS Annual Conference, November 13-15, 2015. The city's rich heritage and culture will be yours to experience and explore, along with more than 3,000 of your peers from across the U.S. and around the world.
Proposals are invited for presentations should include materials and information that address the conference subthemes:
- Celebrate Human Rights
- Celebrate Social Studies and the Young Learner
- Celebrate Sustainability
- Submitted by TimDaly on Wed, 10/22/2014 - 8:03pm
NCSS needs your responses to the Teacher Practice Networks Annual Survey. The Teacher Practice Networks Annual Survey is designed to learn from teachers about the types of supports that are helping them implement new state standards, which may be referred to as the Common Core, College and Career Readiness Standards, or something else specific to your state or district. Your feedback will help National Council for the Social Studies in further defining teacher needs as it moves forward in developing College, Career and Civic Life (C3) Framework professional learning initiatives. --> read more »