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2017 Conference Registration Rates


Advance Rates

through Nov. 13

On-Site Rates

Nov. 14-19

Full Conference    
NCSS member $280 $375
Non-member $475 $575
Retired NCSS member $125 $125
Student member $115 $149
Student non-member $199 $239
Non-teaching spouse/partner $110 $125

One-Day Registration

(Wed./Thu, Fri, or Sat)

NCSS member $255 $295
Non-member $355 $425
Student member $99 $125
Student non-member $159 $199
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 NCS Live Learning Center, with synch-to-slide audio recordings of more than 30 of the highest-demand sessions from the conference, plus your choice of a free NCSS Bulletin, redeemable by coupon in the Conference Program and available at the NCSS Bookstore.

Advance rates are for pre-conference registration only and are good through November 13, 2017.

*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.


Bringing a group of 20 or more teachers?  You may qualify for a special group discount rate.  Contact us for details.


Teachers in California 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.

Payment information.  Payment must be received with registration.  Full payment includes payment for the registration fees, ticketed events (if any), and any membership purchased.  Acceptable forms of payment are check, Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and valid hard copy institutional purchase orders.  Payment from purchase order must be paid by December 31, 2017 to avoid a late fee.


  • Cancellations must be made in writing by mail, fax, or email by October 13, 2017.
  • A 50% refund will be provided for any cancellation received by October 13, 2017.
  • No refunds will be provided after October 13, 2017.
  • Ticketed options will be refunded and attendees notified if cancelled by NCSS.

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