Top News from NCSS
- Submitted by Jordan Grote on Thu, 07/11/2013 - 12:10pm
Below is an update from the Ohio Council for the Social Studies.
"The Ohio Council for the Social Studies is celebrating an advocacy victory. Governor Kasich has signed the biennium budget and the Ohio Department of Education has confirmed that new Social Studies assessments will be administered to 4th and 6th grade students beginning in the 2014-2015 school year. These assessments will be electronic, grade-level specific and be aligned to Ohio’s New Learning Standards for the Social Studies. --> read more »
- Submitted by TimDaly on Mon, 06/10/2013 - 10:45am
NCSS Executive Director Susan Griffin appeared on Blog Talk Radio June 5 to talk about the central role of social studies in preparing students for College, Career and Civic Life.
Listen to the interview (http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2013/06/05/citizenship-and-the-soci...)
- Submitted by TimDaly on Fri, 03/22/2013 - 2:14pm
Kim O'Neil from Liverpool, New York has been elected vice-president of National Council for the Social Studies and is line to assume the NCSS presidency 2015-2016. Kim is currently serving her second term on the Board as the elementary representative. --> read more »
- Submitted by Jordan Grote on Mon, 03/11/2013 - 3:19pm
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.
Get more information and apply at: http://www.socialstudies.org/awards/committees