NCSS Association News


Register for the NCSS Annual Conference

NCSS SmartBrief | Aug 29, 2016

Online registration is now open for the 2016 NCSS Annual Conference in Washington, D.C. Join us for the nation's largest and most comprehensive social studies professional development conference. Read more.


Volunteer opportunities

NCSS SmartBrief | Aug 29, 2016

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.


Scholarships for first-time NCSS Annual Conference attendees

NCSS SmartBrief | Aug 24, 2016

NCSS is now accepting applications for a limited number of scholarships to attend the 2016 NCSS Annual Conference in Washington, D.C.! Early career teachers in the District of Columbia, Delaware, Maryland and Virginia who have never attended an NCSS Annual Conference are invited to apply. The scholarship covers full conference registration and one-year's membership to NCSS. Learn more and apply.


Rho Kappa National Social Studies Honor Society

NCSS SmartBrief | Aug 24, 2016

Get ready for 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.


Are you a member?

NCSS SmartBrief | Aug 22, 2016

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.


Upcoming state and regional social studies conferences

NCSS SmartBrief | Aug 17, 2016

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.




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