Present at NERC 48 in 2018!

NERC 48 Proposal Flyer

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For more conference information check the NERC48 webpage






CCSS 2017 Awardees

Excellence in Social Studies Education, K-8 – Alana Crosby, Torrington Middle School

Excellence in Social Studies Education, 9-12 – Monica Blackman-Smith, James Hillhouse High School

Bruce Fraser Award – Elizabeth Normen, Connecticut Explored

Service Award – Connecticut Public Affairs Network, represented by Sally Whipple, Brian Cofrancesco, and Rebecca Taber-Conover

Louis Addazio Award – David Bosso, Berlin High School

John Stedman Passion Award – Federico Fiondella, North Haven High School


Front Row (L-R): Brian Cofrancesco, Elizabeth Normen, Commissioner Wentzell, Monica Blackman-Smith, David Bosso; Back Row (L-R): Sally Whipple, Federico Fiondella, Rebecca Taber-Conover, Alana Crosby

Scenes from our recent workshop, “Inquiry: From Theory to Consistent Practice,” held Friday, March 17th at CCSU

Joined by special guest, Dr. John Lee, co-author of the C3 social studies frameworks, 140 participants discussed concrete ways to integrate inquiry into lessons and units of instruction.



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Mystic Seaport Education Programs

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