Pennsylvania Council for the Social Studies

PCSS promotes quality Social Studies education from kindergarten to higher learning and by advocating the Social Studies at all levels of education in Pennsylvania.

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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.
Choices Program

Choices Program

Teaching about Genocide and the Holocaust in Pennsylvania Classrooms

A free introductory webinar

Thursday, February 15, 2024, 7 pm ET
The Pennsylvania Council for Social Studies wishes everyone a happy new year and a great start to 2024. In keeping with our mission of providing exciting social studies offerings, please check out and sign up for this FREE webinar from our friends at Choices.

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The Cahn Collaborative

The Cahn Collaborative is a loosely organized group of programs and individuals intended to both honor and perpetuates the life work of Edgar Cahn.  See  https://pcssonline.org/the-cahn-collaborative/

2024 Middle States Council for the Social StudiesAnnual Conference


(Friday-Saturday, March 1-2, 2024) in Annapolis

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We the People PA is a program of the Pennsylvania Council for the Social Studies.

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  • 103rd NCSS Conference: Dec 1 – Dec 3, 2023
    Music City Center 201 Rep. John Lewis Way S,, Nashville, TN 37203 US

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