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Special Events

We have lots of great opportunities to network with colleagues and experience Chicago's famous entertainment offerings. Enhance your time at the conference by taking advantage of some of these great events.

Hamilton

How does a bastard, orphan, son of a whore and a Scotsman, dropped in the middle of a forgotten spot in the Caribbean by providence, impoverished in squalor, grow up to be a hero and a scholar?  Lin-Manuel Miranda's smash Broadway musical on the life of Alexander Hamilton has come to Chicago.  We have just five tickets available for NCSS attendees, first-come, first-served.  The seats are Rear Orchestra, row V, seats 2-10.  You can see the seating chart for CIBC Theatre here. The tickets are being offered at face value, including handling fees. 

Fee: $220

Reception at the Palatine Gurdwara

The Palatine Gurdwara, the oldest in the midwest is a unique venue for this celebration of teachers and social studies education, connecting us with the heritage of the Sikh-American community. This engaging evening includes networking opportunities, a gallery tour, cultural activities, and a traditional vegetarian Langar. Explore exhibits and watch diverse documentaries. The reception is hosted by the American Sikh Council in collaboration with the Sikh Resource Society and the Palatine Gurdwara.

The Second City

 

The Second City has been bringing the funny for over 50 years. Beginning as a small comedy theater, Second City has now grown to become the leading brand in improv-based sketch comedy.

Fee: $38

Hamilton

How does a bastard, orphan, son of a whore and a Scotsman, dropped in the middle of a forgotten spot in the Caribbean by providence, impoverished in squalor, grow up to be a hero and a scholar?  Lin-Manuel Miranda's smash Broadway musical on the life of Alexander Hamilton has come to Chicago.  We have just five tickets available for NCSS attendees, first-come, first-served.  The seats are Rear Orchestra, row V, seats 2-10.  You can see the seating chart for CIBC Theatre here. The tickets are being offered at face value, including handling fees.

Fee: $220