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Do you know of an excellent social studies educator, program, or dissertation that deserves recognition? NCSS is accepting nominations and applications for the following 2017 awards and grants. Awardees will be recognized at the NCSS Annual Conference, which will be held in San Francisco, November 16-19, 2017. Read more and submit an application at www.socialstudies.org/getinvolved/awards. Deadline for Application / Nomination is May 15, 2017.

Outstanding Social Studies Teacher of the Year
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5/15/2017
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July 10, 2017 - 8:00am EDT to July 12, 2017 - 3:00pm EDT
A workshop, "Teaching the Vietnam War through Documents, Photography, and Poetry" will be held July 10-12, 2017, at the National Archives, Washington, DC. The National Archives and the Academy of American Poets have partnered to
Call for Participants: Vocabulary and Professional Development Instructional Research Group (IRG) in Los Alamitos, California has announced a professional development (PD) opportunity for school districts as part of a federal research grant. For districts to participate, they must have at least two middle schools involved, and each school must have at least 10% of their students be currently classified as English Learners or former English Learners (identified as early as kindergarten). In addition, each school must
Deadline: 
8/31/2017
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May 9, 2017 - 9:30am EDT to May 17, 2017 - 9:30am EDT
We the Voters invites you to join a free, 1-hour, online professional development opportunity designed for secondary social science, civics, government, and ELA teachers, utilizing the new short film anthology We the Voters: 20 Films for the People. Choose one of
Deadline: 
5/08/2017
May 3, 2017 - 4:00pm EDT to May 23, 2017 - 4:00pm EDT
Through the Council for Economic Education, NCSS is pleased to be a co-sponsor in the following webinars
Offer your skills, talents, and expertise -- and learn about your profession and your colleagues. Consider these opportunities:
July 11, 2017 to July 14, 2017

Educators from across the United States are invited to the 3rd annual Korean War Digital History Teacher Conference. This is a one of a kind conference celebrating the lives and sacrifices of our Korean War Veterans through oral history. This years’ conference will include:

July 10, 2017 - 9:00am EDT to July 14, 2017 - 3:00pm EDT
Be inspired this summer! Attend one of the Smithsonian American Art Museum's week-long summer institutes in Washington, D.C., July 10–14 or July 24–28, 2017. Join educators from
July 3, 2017 - 3:00pm EDT to July 28, 2017 - 3:00pm EDT
Earn professional development hours or university credit with Population Education this July.  
July 20, 2017 - 9:00am EDT to July 23, 2017 - 3:00pm EDT
The Institute of Buddhist Studies (IBS) and the Buddhist Churches of America Center for Buddhist Education (BCA CBE) are presenting a new educational seminar for K-12 teachers who are interested in learning about
Deadline: 
6/01/2017