NCSS Association News


Are you a member?

NCSS SmartBrief | Apr 24, 2017

NCSS provides the professional network and teaching resources to keep social studies a valued and vital part of the nation's education agenda. Become a member today and join us in standing up for social studies. All members receive a choice of award-winning journals and access to our online library of resources. Members also received discounts on NCSS Publications, conferences, workshops and professional development webinars. Learn more.


Volunteer opportunities

NCSS SmartBrief | Apr 24, 2017

NCSS has opportunities for member volunteers to serve on NCSS Operations Committees and Award and Grant Selection Committees. Both opportunities are a great way for NCSS members to get more involved with their professional organization. Read on for more information and to apply.


Upcoming state and regional social studies conferences

NCSS SmartBrief | Apr 21, 2017

Regional, state and local social studies conferences organized by NCSS-affiliated councils provide great opportunities for teachers in their home areas. Visit our site to find a complete listing that includes meeting themes, proposal deadlines, council webpages and conference contacts.


Social studies conferences around the nation

NCSS SmartBrief | Apr 19, 2017

Spring is a busy time for regional, state and local social studies conferences. Check out our complete listing.


Rho Kappa National Social Studies Honor Society

NCSS SmartBrief | Apr 17, 2017

Enhance the school year by applying for a Rho Kappa charter. Rho Kappa is the only national organization for high school juniors and seniors that recognizes excellence in the field of Social Studies. Any accredited public or private high school can apply for a local chapter, through which individuals will be inducted into Rho Kappa Honor Society. Rho Kappa provides national recognition and opportunities for exploration in the social studies. Learn more or apply for a charter.


Women's History Month resources from NCSS

NCSS SmartBrief | Mar 31, 2017

Looking for Women's History Month teaching ideas? Check out these resources from Social Education, Middle Level Learning, and Social Studies and the Young Learner articles.




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