Top News from NCSS
- Submitted by TimDaly on Fri, 03/20/2015 - 5:38pm
Terry Cherry, teacher at Naaman Forest High School in Garland, TX has been elected as vice-president of National Council for the Social Studies and is line to assume the NCSS presidency 2017-2018. Terry has previously served a term on the NCSS board of directors. He has also served on the boards of the Texas Council for the Social Studies and Garland Garland Council for the Social Studies, including terms as president of each.
Also elected to three-year terms on the NCSS Board of Directors are: --> read more »
- Submitted by MichelleHerczog on Tue, 03/10/2015 - 12:19pm
Events around the world increasingly demand informed, engaged, critical thinkers and problem solvers – knowledge and skills found in the teaching of the civics, economics, geography, history, psychology, sociology, philosophy and the humanities. --> read more »
- Submitted by TimDaly on Tue, 02/24/2015 - 12:59pm
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 - 5:51pm
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 - 8:02pm
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 »