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The Social Studies Professional — known as TSSP — is the official member newsletter of National Council for the Social Studies. TSSP features the latest news, new resource and professional development listings, and information on local and state meetings. TSSP, a benefit of membership in NCSS, is published 8 times per year (January/February, March, April, May/June, July/August, September, October, November/December).

We post the current issue of TSSP here the day it's finished. There's also an archive of past issues always at your fingertips.

Current Issue

November/December 2015

In this Issue

  • NCSS Annual Conference: Teachers of the Year and All NCSS Awardees
  • President's Message: It’s all about the box
  • Each One Reach One Winners
  • State and Regional Conferences
  • Webinars, Resources, Awards, Grants a
  • And More!

Past Issues

Announcements and Advertising

Announcements of events and resources must be timely: it must be likely that NCSS members will receive an issue in advance of the dates listed in your announcement. Some issues appear "late" in the month due to necessary delays: Jan/Feb due to late incoming reports from the Annual Conference, and May/June due to Board of Director Election results.

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