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NCSS Exemplary Research Award

Deadline: June 15, 2015
note: If there are an insufficient number of applicants for the award in a given year, the applications received will be held over for consideration next year.

Larry Metcalf Exemplary Dissertation Award

The Larry Metcalf Exemplary Dissertation Award recognizes outstanding research completed in pursuit of the doctoral degree. Award recipients receive: commemorative gift; an opportunity to present a session at the NCSS Annual Conference on their research.

Secondary Outstanding Social Studies Teacher of the Year

The annual NCSS Outstanding Teacher of the Year Awards recognize exceptional
classroom social studies teachers for grades K-6. Award winners
receive $2,500, complimentary one-year membership in NCSS, and present a
session on their work at the NCSS Annual Conference, and up to $500 in
transportation/lodging reimbursement to attend the Annual Conference.

Elementary Outstanding Social Studies Teacher of the Year Award

The annual NCSS Outstanding Teacher of the Year Awards recognize exceptional classroom social studies teachers for grades K-6. Award winners receive $2,500, complimentary one-year membership in NCSS, and present a session on their work at the NCSS Annual Conference, and up to $500 in transportation/lodging reimbursement to attend the Annual Conference.

Application/Nomination Deadline: August 9, 2015

FASSE Board

The Fund for the Advancement of Social Studies Education (FASSE) is seeking applicants for board membership. FASSE was created in 1984 by NCSS to support research and classroom application projects that improve social studies education and promote engaged, effective citizens.

What does the FASSE board do?

Thank you for voting!

Thank you for submitting your vote for the 2014 NCSS Board and Officer elections. Voting is open through March 15. Election results will be posted the week of March 17.

How to Submit a Woodson Book Nomination

National Council for the Social Studies is pleased to announce its call for nominations of books eligible to receive the Carter G. Woodson Book Award, presented to the most distinguished young reader non-fiction books depicting ethnicity in the United States.

2015 Awards

Book Nominations Due Postmarked August 15, 2015

Eligibility Criteria:

Non-fiction books with a copyright of 2014 that:

2013 NCSS Election-Candidates

In keeping with the constitutional provision for nominating candidates for the board of directors, the nominations committee named candidates for four board of directors categories to serve three-year terms. The committee named two candidates for vice-president. Each nominee was asked to submit a photograph, a 200-word biographical sketch, and a 200-word position statement.

NCSS Award and Grant Selection Committees

NCSS is looking for members to serve on awards selection committees. The selection committees review nominations and select recipients of NCSS awards and grants. Committee members serve a three-year term and most committee work is accomplished online or by telephone.

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