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  • October 19-21, 2017
    PCSS State Conference (Harrisburg)

 

 

 

 

Pennslyvania Council for the Social Studies

PCSS promotes quality Social Studies education from kindergarten to higher learning by:

  1. Advocating the Social Studies at all levels of education in Pennsylvania.
  2. Promoting the analysis, dissemination and evaluation of Social Studies materials.
  3. Examining and recommending certification requirements for teachers.
  4. Assisting educators in organizing local Social Studies councils for professional development.
  5. Cooperating with schools, districts, intermediate units and other interested parties on Social Studies projects.

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Senator Casey Recognizes Board Member Michael Healey

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Engaging Students in International Issues: The Choices Approach

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Teachers Rework Lesson Plans After Donald Trump’s Election

As some students protest the election of Donald Trump and others rejoice, teachers are wrestling with how best to educate them on a significant event that has split the country. […]

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George Washington Teacher Institute Spring Residential Program

The George Washington Teacher Institute is proud to announce two new spring residential programs. The programs will feature the best elements of our popular summer residential programs including unparalleled access […]

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The Social Studies Journal of PCSS Fall, 2016

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