Save The Date: NERC 50- Early Registration Open Now! Register Here

50th Northeast Regional Conference for the Social Studies
Preparing Students to Hold the Office of Citizen
April 6 – 7, 2020

Location: REVERE HOTEL BOSTON COMMON, 200 Stuart Street, Boston, Massachusetts (Book by March 15 for Conference Rate)

Conference Schedule Planner – More than 50 workshop sessions for elementary, middle, and high school social studies teachers, and administrators! Discounts for New teachers (teaching 3 years of less), Retirees and student teachers.

Off-Site Workshop Descriptions for Tuesday, April 7, 2020.

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CCSS is proud to announce that the council has achieved one of the highest honors and is recognized as a Gold Star Council by the National Council for the Social Studies for its impressive achievements to advocate and build capacity for high-quality social studies in 2019.

CCSS will be presented with a Certificate of Achievement at the 99th Annual Conference in Austin, Texas during the House of Delegates meeting on Friday, November 22, 2019, from 3:00-6:00 pm CST.

Join Your Social Studies Colleagues in Austin from November 22–24, 2019 for the NCSS Annual Conference! For More Information click here


Congratulations to the CCSS 2019 Awardees

Join us to recognize the awardees at the Fall Conference luncheon on October 4th!

Excellence in Social Studies Education – Katelyn Tucker, Shelton Intermediate School

Pre-Service Social Studies Teacher Award –  Joseph Grabowski, Central Connecticut State University (CCSU)

Service Award- John Tully and Matthew Warshauer, History Department, CCSU

Bruce Fraser Friend of Social Studies Award – Bruce Reinholdt, History is Central, History Day

Pamela Bellmore Gardner Social Studies Leadership Award – Bryan Watson, Bethel Middle School

Special Projects Award – Dennis Culliton, Elisabeth C. Adams,Middle School, Guilford

John Stedman Passion Award – Sara DiGiacomo, Joseph A. Foran High School, Milford


The Connecticut Council for the Social Studies (CCSS), a Gold Star affiliate of the National Council for the Social Studies, is the professional state organization for social studies educators. Our mission is to advocate for and advance the teaching of social studies at all grade levels. Our board is comprised of volunteer K-12 teachers and administrators, college professors, and personnel from museums and historical/cultural organizations.

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