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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

Free Video Access on the Topic of American Government

A new series of short videos is being offered free of charge by Bowdoin College as its contribution to a national effort aimed at improving civics education in the United […]


Call for Resolutions

Dear NCSS Affiliated Council, Associated Group and Community Leader:   You are invited to express yourself again: As you might know the resolutions process is how you get your voice […]


Act 70 Pre-Conference Professional Development (Complimentary)