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Upcoming Dates

October 1-24, 2020
PCSS State Conference (Virtual)

2021–October 21-23 in Harrisburg

2022–PCSS as part of NCSS in Philadelphia, December 2-4

The 67th Annual Pennsylvania Council for the Social Studies Conference is here

a virtual event running through the month of October!

October 1 to October 24, 2020   |   Download 2020 Virtual PCSS Conference Schedule(.doc)

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A Welcome Letter from Governor Tom Wolf

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Social Studies Resources Virtual Exhibit

Interested in social studies resources?  There will be a virtual exhibition on October 24th for two hours 8-9 am and 11-12 noon.  Check out the PCSS Virtual Exhibit Hall.  The Zoom rooms will not be active until the day of the event on 10/24 but you can link to our exhibitors right now.</p

A Welcome Letter from PCSS President

Rachel Finley-Bowman

Rachel Finley-Bowman

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A Welcome Letter from PCSS President-Elect

Jason Raia

Jason L. S. Raia

Click Here to Read a Letter from Jason L. S. Raia


PCSS Journal

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

October 2020 Issue of The Point

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September 2020 Issue of The Point

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August 2020 Issue of The Point

Read the August 2020 Issue of The Point.

July 2020 Issue of The Point

Read the July 2020 Issue of The Point.

June 2020 Issue of The Point

Read the June 2020 Issue of The Point