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.
Becoming an NCSS Affiliate Council
Gold and Silver Star Affiliates
NCSS annually awards affiliates with Gold and Silver Star awards for their service in strengthening social studies education.
- Click here to see a list of the 2013 NCSS Gold and Silver Star Councils 
- Learn more about NCSS Gold and Silver Star Awards 
Gold and Silver Star applications should be received by June 30th.
Now Meeting Near You
- Find a local, state, or regional social studies meeting in your area.
- View the list of upcoming meetings 
- Email your meeting information to email@example.com 
NCSS Affiliate Resources
- Access Affiliate Resources 
(Resources on this page include: A link to the NCSS affiliates Database, NCSS Leaders Site, Membership Brokering Information, Information about how to obtain tax-exempt status, Awards information, etc.)
- Information for Council Leaders 
NCSS Affiliate Contact Information
Individual council contact information and websites are listed under the link below. Click here to access the current affiliate council information. Information is added as local and state councils update their information with the NCSS Council Services Department.
* Click here to view a list of our current NCSS Affiliate Councils 
- To update your council contact information email firstname.lastname@example.org .
- To add a council link, please send the url to email@example.com .
Ouestions about Affiliation should be directed to:
NCSS Council Services
8555 16th Street, Suite 500
Silver Spring. MD 20910