The Connecticut Council of the Social Studies:

Promoting the social studies through service to teachers

An affiliate of the National Council for the Social Studies.



Connecticut Elementary and Secondary Social Studies Frameworks

The State Board of Education passed the new Social Studies Frameworks on February 4, 2015.

A Roadmap for Teaching History, Civics, Economics, and Geography

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The CCSS is proud to endorse

CCSU Professor & CCSS Legislative Liaison

Dr. John Tully

for the National Council for the Social Studies Board of Directors


An electronic ballot will be e-mailed to NCSS members in January of 2015. 

Call for Proposals and Reviewers: 2015 NCSS Annual Conference

You Can Help Shape the 2015 NCSS Annual Conference Help us shape the 2015 NCSS Annual Conference by submitting a proposal to present a session or reviewing proposals! Proposals should specifically address how your presentation reflects the conference theme, “Celebrate Social Responsibility” by providing attendees with information and materials that include: ways in which the teaching/learning […]

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Explore the U.S. Immigration Crisis- sponsored by the World Affairs Council

When:    February 25, 2015 Program 6 – 7pm, Networking Reception 7 – 7:30pm Where:   UConn Law School, Starr Hall 55 Elizabeth Street, Hartford CT 06105 Register on Eventbrite As of 2012 in the United States, there are an estimated 40.8 million immigrants and an estimated 12 million undocumented immigrants. Immigration reform is at the top of the policy agenda […]

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FASSE Christa McAuliffe Reach for the Stars Award- Apply Now!

The purpose of the $2,500 grant is to help a social studies educator make his or her dream of innovative social studies a reality. Grants will be given to assist classroom teachers in: 1) developing and implementing imaginative, innovative, and illustrative social studies teaching strategies; and 2) supporting student implementation of innovative social studies, citizenship […]

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