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Upcoming Dates

  • October 20, 2016
    Content Support for Act 70 (Harrisburg)
  • October 21, 2016
    Annual Conference (Harrisburg)
  • October 22, 2016
    PCSS Board Meeting





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.

Latest News from PCSS

Presentation Schedule for 63rd Annual Conference


Conference Hotel Room Block for State Conference in October

A limited number of sleeping rooms have been reserved at the Red Lion Hotel in Harrisburg at a special rate of $105.  If you plan to attend the conference in […]


Bob Randall and Associates will donate $50 For Each New Course Registrant That Indicates a Referral By PCSS


Special Staff Development Event: Choices Program

East Stroudsburg School District will host a training event on how to implement select units of the Choices Program which will be held on November, 14, 2016 from 8:30AM-3:00PM. This […]


Act 70 Pre-Conference Professional Development (Complimentary)