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Affiliated State and Local Councils

Affiliation with the National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS) is open to groups with similar purposes and goals as NCSS. NCSS does not encourage duplication of state or local councils within the same geographic region.

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.

Middle Level Outstanding Social Studies Teacher of the Year

The annual NCSS Outstanding Teacher of the Year Awards recognize exceptional classroom social studies teachers for grades 5-8. 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: TBA

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.

Application/Nomination Deadline: TBA

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: TBA

Resources for Rho Kappa Advisors

## Rho Kappa Connected Community [Rho Kappa Advisor Discussion Forum](http://rhokappa.socialstudies.org/home)


##Selecting and Inducting Members ###Chapter Faculty Selection Committee Each chapter will have a Faculty Selection Committee that is responsible for selecting new members, and removing members if/when warrented. The Faculty Selection Committee shall consist of the chapter faculty sponsor and other faculty members within the school. The selection committee will assemble at the school the chapter resides. ### Enrolling New Members

Rho Kappa National Social Studies Honor Society Constitution

Sponsored by National Council for the Social Studies

Approved August 2011

2015-2016 NCSS VP and Board Candidates

President Elect

Terry Cherry

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?

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