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Upcoming Dates

  • 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.

Latest News from PCSS

Gender studies class approved by board

Two members objected to a course they believed encourages victimhood. By Michelle Merlin Of The Morning Call SHARON K. MERKEL/SPECIAL TO THE MORNING CALL Saucon Valley Superintendent Monica McHale-Small, who […]

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The Constitutional Scholars Institute

Register online today! Information at rendellcenter.org/constitutionalscholars2017  

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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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PCSS Fall Conference Registration

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PCSS: Conference Proposals for 64th Annual Conference

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Engaging Students in International Issues: The Choices Approach

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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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