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  • 2022–MSCSS Annual Conference: Saturday, February 26, 2022
  • 2022–PCSS as part of NCSS in Philadelphia, December 2-4

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The 68th Annual Conference of the Pennsylvania Council for the Social Studies is behind us (check it out at https://pcssonline.org/68th-annual-pcss-conference/)  and plans for 2022 focus on making the 102nd National Council for the Social Studies Conference, which will be hosted in Philadelphia from December 2-4, 2022 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, a huge success.  The 2022 Annual Conference theme is: Revolutionary! Ideas and Actions Change the World. 

Start planning now for sessions you might present on that theme and keep checking here for updates.  If you are interested in helping PCSS support NCSS 2022, please contact pacouncilss@gmail.com.

 


The 68th Annual Pennsylvania Council for the Social Studies was sponsored by FIRE–The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education’s mission is to defend and sustain the individual rights of students and faculty members at America’s colleges and universities. These rights include freedom of speech, freedom of association, due process, legal equality, religious liberty, and sanctity of conscience — the essential qualities of liberty.


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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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