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2018 Conference Registration Rates


Advance Rates
through Nov. 23

On-Site Rates
Nov. 24-Dec. 2

Full Conference    
NCSS member $300 $435

New! Groups of 4 or more 

4 for the price of 3!

4 teachers for $900

or $225/registrant

Non-member $500 $625
Retired NCSS member $170 $195
Student member $135 $175
Student non-member $199 $239
Non-teaching spouse/partner $120 $150
One-Day Registration
(Wed/Thu; Fri; or Sat)
NCSS member $270 $330
Non-member $375 $430
Student member $99 $125
Student non-member $159 $189
Associated Group Meeting Registration*    
NSSSA conference-NSSSA member $40 $40
NSSSA conference-Non-member $90 $90
CUFA conference $50 $50
International Assembly conference $20 $45


Registration rates include complimentary 24/7, 365 access to the NCSS Live Learning Center, with synch-to-slide audio recordings of more than 30 of the highest-demand sessions from the conference.

Advance rates are for pre-conference registration only and are good through November 23, 2018.

*NSSSA, CUFA, and International Assembly registration rates are in addition to NCSS registration rates.  NSSSA, CUFA, and/or International Assembly attendees must register for both NCSS and the respective associated group meeting.


New for 2018!  Groups of 4 or more can register for $225 each.

Group Registration Online

Download the Group Registration Form

Do you have more than four people in your group? Download the Group Registration Supplement Form

Payment Options

Credit card payments (Visa, MasterCard, American Express) are accepted online only.

Purchase orders must be uploaded here before registration is confirmed.  Payment from purchase order must be paid by January 31, 2019 to avoid a late fee.

Payment by check must be sent, with a completed registration form, to:

NCSS Annual Conference
PO Box 79078
Baltimore, MD  21279-0078


  • Cancellations must be made in writing by mail, fax, or email by October 19, 2018.
  • A 50% refund will be provided for any cancellation received by October 19, 2018.
  • No refunds will be provided after October 19, 2018.
  • Ticketed options will be refunded and attendees notified if cancelled by NCSS.
  • Registrations canceled for the purpose of reregistering at a lower rate (e.g., individual registration switched to be part of a group) will be subject to the 50% cancellation fee.


Teachers in Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin, Iowa, Michigan, and Missouri who have never attended an NCSS Annual Conference are invited to apply for a limited number of conference scholarships, covering registration and one-year membership with NCSS.  Click here for details.

Registration Details

Member.  To qualify for NCSS Member prices, you must be a current member and provide your member number. 

Join when you register and receive the special member rates, plus receive all the resources, information and support you need as a social studies educational professional.  For more information on becoming an NCSS member, click here.

Student.  This rate is for full-time students who are not currently employed as professionals in the education field.

Retired member.  Retired professionals with a current NCSS retiree membership qualify for this rate.

Non-teaching spouse/partner.  This rate is for spouses, partners, and adult children (of NCSS members) who are not currently employed as professionals in the education field. Spouse/partner registrations are valid for all sessions and speakers, exhibit hall, special events, and shuttle services.  Ticketed events (e.g., tours, receptions, clinics, associated group meetings) can be added to a spouse/partner registration.

Getting Support to Attend

Looking for support to attend the conference? Click here for a list of suggestions.

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Download the Registration Form

Group Registration

Download the Group Registration Form

Download the Group Registration Supplement Form

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