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.
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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/

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  • 103rd NCSS Conference: Dec 1 – Dec 3, 2023
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