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National Council for the Social Studies
8555 Sixteenth Street
Suite 500
Silver Spring, Maryland 20910

Telephone: (301) 588-1800
Fax: (301) 588-2049

The NCSS office is open Monday through Friday, 9:00am - 5:00pm, Eastern time.


Administrative Services
Accounts payable, accounts receivable, human resources
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Member Services

Questions about your membership, how to join, journal subscriptions and address changes
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Affiliated Councils, Associated Groups, Committees, Communities, recognition programs and Rho Kappa National Social Studies Honor Society 
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Professional Learning Services

Annual Conference
Conference registration and exhibits
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Professional Development Program
Webinars, workshops, summer institutes, Live Learning Center
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Publication Services

Copyright permissions and manuscript submissions
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Newsletter - The Social Studies Professional (resource, professional development, and other submissions)
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Print Advertising

Purchase all NCSS Publications and back issues of journals: 1 (800) 683-0812

NCSS Advocacy and Media Relations
Questions about NCSS Advocacy Toolkit, Press Room, and general news releases
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NCSS Website and Connected
Questions about NCSS online resources and web pages
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NCSS Staff

Lawrence M. Paska, Ph.D.
Executive Director
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Sojan Alex
Staff Accountant
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David Bailor
Director of Meetings and Exhibits
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Jennifer Bauduy
Senior Editor
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Tim Daly
Director of Information Technology
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Ashanté Horton
Meetings and Education Program Manager
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Steven S. Lapham
Associate Editor
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Joy Lindsey
Director of Marketing and Membership
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Brenda Luper, CAE
Director of Finance and Administration
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Victoria Nayiga
Member Engagement Program Manager
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Richard Palmer
Art Director
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Archna Pancholi
Staff Accountant
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Ana Post
Director of Communications
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Angel Robertson
Membership Program Manager
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Michael Simpson
Director of Publications and Resources
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