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October 18-20, 2018
PCSS State Conference (Harrisburg)

 

 

 

 

 

Pennsylvania 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

Social Studies and the C3 Framework: More Important than Ever

Temple University Professor Christine Woyshner, Department Chairperson of Teaching and Learning, joined former students and now professors themselves, Jill Beccaris-Pescatore, Ph.D, Montgomery County Community College, Jodi Bornstein, Ph.D., Arcadia University, […]

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Choices Workshop (East Stroudsburg) Act 70

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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, […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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