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.
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/

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

FREE PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT for Upper Elementary and Middle School Teachers!

Educator Development Opportunity

Five slots open at Boston training August 4th through 9th for Pennsylvania 4th-8th grade teachers working with high-need students, a $600 stipend, classroom materials, and more as part of a northeastern consortium.

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Call for Manuscripts

Call for Manuscripts Social Studies Journal, a peer-reviewed publication of the Pennsylvania Council for the Social Studies, issues a call for manuscripts for our Spring/Summer 2021 issue. Social Studies Journal accepts submissions of original, full-length manuscripts...

Hidden City Philadelphia

Longtime PCSS Board member and annual conference fixture Amy Cohen has been posting interesting pieces on Hidden City Philadelphia, a site dedicated to exploring Philadelphia’s urban landscape in all its complexity through journalism and public history. Read Amy here:...

Expected Election Results

Jonathan Peri, President of Manor College, shared this message today... It was expected that election results would not be readily available yesterday or today, but again, there are a number of pundits who predict we’ll have results this week. You might be interested...

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  • 104th NCSS Conference: November 22nd-24th, 2024
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