Upcoming NCSS & Affiliated Council Events
September 9, 2018 to October 21, 2018
In this course you will:
- Design four compelling questions to help address divisions in American society;
- Apply disciplinary tools to analyze those questions;
- Evaluate and select sources relevant to the questions;
- Craft four lessons to engage students in open dialogue to understand and take informed action when differences may arise.
- Reflect upon the value of teacher/student questions and the challenges and possibilities of students taking informed action to improve society.
September 20, 2018 to September 22, 2018
Annual Conference / Social Studies: Opening the Gates of Citizenship
Embassy Suites Charleston Area Convention Center
North Charleston, SC 29418
Keynote Speaker James Percoco, nationally recognized history educator with over thirty-three years of service to American education. His books A Passion for the Past: Creative Teaching of US History and Divided We Stand: Teaching About Conflict in US History are staples in collegiate social studies methods courses across the United States. Percoco has pioneered the combination of public education with public history utilizing public history opportunities throughout his curriculum.
Prairie Meadows Conference Center
Altoona, IA 50009
October 12, 2018 to October 14, 2018
Annual Texas Council for the Social Studies Conference
Omni Houston Hotel at Westside
13210 Katy Freeway
October 21, 2018 to October 23, 2018
This event offers professional development workshops to Louisiana's finest Social Studies Teachers through an annual conference that begins with Registration and a Welcome Reception on Sunday, October 21 and continues with registration, an opening morning session, and a full day of workshop sessions, Monday, October 22; and, culminates with a half-day of workshop sessions, Tuesday, October 23. Throughout the event, attendees are invited to partake in the rich history, culture, and excitement Baton Rouge has to offer at our various restaurants, museums, casinos, etc.
Hilton Baton Rouge Capitol Center
Baton Rouge, LA 70801
ICSS is excited to announce the 2018 annual conference: Exploring Civil Liberties and Human Rights IN Social Studies with keynote address from Dr. Terrence Roberts.
Information and Registration
St. Luke’s United Methodist Church
Indianapolis, IN 46260