Main menu


July 10, 2017 - 9:30am EDT to July 14, 2017 - 1:30pm EDT
Native Knowledge 360°  Summer Educator Institute to Support Effective Education about American Indians
2017 Topic: American Indian Removal
Monday, July 10 through Friday, July 14, 2017
Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian--Washington, D.C.
For middle and high school educators in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, and Tennessee.
There is no cost to participate in the Institute. Applications will be accepted through Friday, April 14, 2017.

April 14, 2017 - 11:30am EDT
Harvard University is launching a free online course called “American Government” through their HarvardX program. Free and open to all, “American Government” by Thomas E. Patterson -- Harvard Bradlee Professor of Government and the Press in the Kennedy School of Government -- launches on April 24. Offering a comprehensive introduction to American government and politics, this course is ideal for:
      Teachers looking to explain the American political system to their students.
      AP high school students looking for an introduction to American government

June 28, 2017 - 10:30am EDT to June 30, 2017 - 11:30am EDT
Read about several professional development events hosted by the American Psychological Association.
Please note all of the dates and deadlines below:

APA/Clark University Workshop for High School Teachers
The 13th annual APA/Clark University Workshop for High School Teachers will be held June 28-30, 2017, at Clark University in Worcester, MA. All interested high school psychology teachers are invited to apply; the workshop will be open to 25 teachers. 
April 19, 2017 - 4:00pm EDT
Webinar Presenter: Michael Yell, Past President NCSS
Wednesday, April 19, 2017, 4-5pm ET
Full title: "Tools & Strategies for Creating Thoughtful, Engaging Social Studies Instruction at the Middle Level"
April 6, 2017 to April 9, 2017

A Conference for Educators
Washington, D.C.

The Foreign Policy Association seeks high school teachers with demonstrated commitment to international education to take part in its annual Great Decisions Teacher Training Institute. Teachers chosen will reflect geographically and demographically diverse high schools from around the continent and will be chosen on a competitive basis. There will be four days of:
* Strengthening skills in teaching global affairs
* Exploring ways to expand international studies in the classroom
* Building professional support networks
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 across the country for an exciting exploration of the connections among American art, social studies, history, and English/language arts. Museum professionals lead participants in interactive content sessions, gallery talks, and hands-on activities that use
“Learning to Look with the National Portrait Gallery” is a Summer Teacher Institute in Washington, D.C., to be held June 26-29 and July 10-13, 2017.
Integrating portraiture into the classroom provides exciting opportunities to connect students with history, biography, visual art, and many other subjects. The Summer Teacher Institute will take a broad look at
NCSS would like to alert all its members about this large and useful listing of professional development events (webinars, seminars, summer workshops, etc.).
October 25, 2016 - 4:00pm EDT to October 26, 2016 - 8:00pm EDT
As the new school year gets into full swing, the Library of Congress will bring teachers and education experts from across the nation together in its second annual online conference for educators. This free two-day event, “Discover and Explore with Library of Congress Primary Sources,” will be held October 25-26, 2016, from 4-8 p.m. EDT and will be open to K-12 educators from across all teaching disciplines. Last year’s event brought together more than 1,500 participants for the sessions.


Subscribe to RSS - Conferences/Workshops
Printer Friendly and PDF
Stay Connected with NCSS:   Follow NCSSNetwork on TwitterFaceBook.png rss_0.gif