NCSS Annual Conference
Join thousands of your social studies colleagues at the NCSS Annual Conference, this November 21-23, 2014, in Boston, Massachusetts. Go to www.socialstudies.org/conference to learn more about the Annual Conference.
NCSS Webinars and Summer Workshops
NCSS offers webinars and Summer Workshops, designed to strengthen classroom techniques and feature in-depth, hands-on information Learn more.
Connected, the new NCSS online networking community connects NCSS member social studies professionals from across the country. Like Facebook, and other popular networking sites, Connected lets members share their experiences and knowledge with colleagues through blogs, e-group discussions and resource document sharing.
Awards & Grants
Celebrate Excellence! NCSS recognizes the best in social studies education with award and grant programs that highlight teachers, programs, research, service, and more. Go to www.socialstudies.org/awards to learn more about NCSS awards and grants.
State and Regional Councils
NCSS supports and affiliates with organizations of social studies educators that thrive in most of the 50 United States. Go to www.socialstudies.org/getinvolved to learn about regional, state, and local councils and their meetings.
Setting the Standards
Expect excellence from your students and yourself. The NCSS standards for curriculum--and teacher education--are the framework used nationwide for educational excellence. Visit www.socialstudies.org/standards to learn more about standards for curriculum as well as for teacher education.
Powerful and Authentic Social Studies (PASS)
PASS provides social studies educators with professional training in curriculum design, assessment, and instruction in a standards-based environment. Visit www.socialstudies.org/pass.
Postings of Announcements and Opportunities
For NCSS members there is the newsletter The Social Studies Professional, which includes professional development listings. Read about it at www.socialstudies.org/publications/tssp. NCSS also provides a webpage where anybody can post professional development opportunities of interest to NCSS members, at socialstudies.org/professionaldevelopment/opportunities.