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October 22-24, 2020
PCSS State Conference (Harrisburg)

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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.

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April 2020 Issue of The Point

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TEA-NCTA 2020 Summer Institute Applications

Applications now available for the TEA-NCTA 2020 Summer Institute, Considering Early Modern East Asia through Maritime History. July 5-9, 2020. University of Colorado Boulder. From the 14th to 19th centuries, […]

2020 MSCSS Outstanding Social Studies Publication Award

February is bracketed by social studies events as we celebrate the 150th anniversary of the ratification of the 15th Amendment on the 3rd and the 117th Middle States Council for […]

February 2020 Issue of The Point

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