Important Links

Read Our Latest Newsletter

newsletter2


Upcoming Dates

  • October 19-21, 2017
    PCSS State Conference (Harrisburg)
  • October 19, 2017
    Choices Program- Act 70 (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.

Latest News from PCSS

TEA-NCTA Fall Online Offerings on East Asia Now Registering!

  The NCTA National Coordinating Site at TEA is offering both seminars and book groups beginning in September. All offerings are free and open to teachers nationwide, with particular courses […]

0 comments

Exhibitor Contract for 2017 State Conference

0 comments

PCSS Mini Grants (Deadline-August 31, 2017)

0 comments

Is a Civics Test in Your Future?

SENATE BILL > No. 723 > Session of 2017 > INTRODUCED BY RAFFERTY, DINNIMAN, LANGERHOLC, MARTIN, FOLMER, AUMENT, > SCARNATI, FONTANA, ARGALL, HUTCHINSON, WAGNER, McGARRIGLE, REGAN, > ALLOWAY, McILHINNEY, SABATINA, […]

0 comments

Act 70 Workshop- Choices Program

0 comments

PCSS Fall Conference Session Proposal – 2017

0 comments

PCSS State Conference Registration

0 comments

Bill Would Require Schools to Teach Students How to Identify Fake News

HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) – A state lawmaker says Pennsylvania’s schools should be teaching students how to spot fake news on social media. State Rep. Tim Briggs (D-Montgomery) introduced legislation this […]

0 comments

NCSS is coming to Pennsylvania in 2022!!

  NCSS is coming to Pennsylvania in 2022!! The Pennsylvania Council of the Social Studies is pleased to announce the city of Philadelphia has been selected to host the National […]

0 comments