CCSS Board of Directors: Nominees (Terms to expire in 2021)

Sandra Clark (New Haven Public Schools)

Ed Dorgan (Region 10, Burlington)

Federico Fiondella (North Haven High School, North Haven)

Khary Fletcher (Hartford Public Schools

Nora Mocarski (Canton High School, Canton)

Jennifer Murrihy (Stafford Public Schools)

Melissa Potamianos (Orchard Hill Elementary School, South Windsor)

Erin Simcik (South Windsor High School, South Windsor)

Justin Taylor (Bulkeley High School, Hartford)


Join us at the

48th Annual Northeast Regional Conference on the Social Studies!


Keynote Presenters:

Larry Paska, Executive Director, NCSS
Bob Bain, Big History Project

For more conference information, including schedule overview, hotel registration, and press kit, go to the NERC48 webpage.

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2018 Proposed Slate of CCSS Officers and Board of Directors

CCSS is proud to announce the proposed slate as required by the CCSS Constitution and By-Laws. The election will take place at the May 31, 2018 Board of Directors Meeting. Proposed Slate of CCSS Officers 2018-2019 President – David Bosso Vice President – Elyse Poller Administrative Officer – Jen Gembala Treasurer – Max Amoh Membership […]

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Civic Life Youth Film Challenge Awards/Screening

The voice of a new generation is here! hate speech, mistrust between police and minority youth, gun laws, DACA. These are topical headlines. However, how often do you view these stories through the lens of high school and college students? CIVIC LIFE PROJECT uses documentary filmmaking as a way to engage students in our democracy. […]

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NCSS Summer Institutes 2018

Happy summer = happy learning! Join us this summer at our summer institutes. Expand your professional portfolio with these enriching and engaging learning opportunities from NCSS and collaborating organizations, such as C3 Teachers, Religious Freedom Center and Colonial Williamsburg. Attendees will receive a certificate of participation for their records. For our full schedule, more information […]

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Upcoming Summer Events from NCSS

2018  Institutes Expand your professional portfolio with these enriching and engaging online learning opportunities from NCSS. Our spring 2018 webinars are scheduled for evenings from 7-8 pm ET. Attendees will receive a certificate of participation for their records. To see our full schedule, for more information and to register, please visit 2018 Southeast IDM Institute 2018 Summer […]

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Connecticut Foundation for Open Government

First Amendment Project Educators looking for imaginative approaches to enhance their mandated civics requirements might consider a program launched last year by the Connecticut Foundation for Open Government (CFOG). Under the free CFOG First Amendment Project, teams of lawyers and journalists visit participating high school classes to discuss the history and practical applications of First […]

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Action Civics – Professional Development

ANNOUNCING LIVE ONLINE WORKSHOPS Professional Development Opportunity To Bring Civics Education to Life Through Documentary Filmmaking Have you ever wished you could find new ways to engage your students? What if you could break down the classroom walls and inspire every student — even your least likely ones — to get fired up about their […]

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Current Events Webinars from National Humanities Center

Videos available for viewing.  The goal of this “ripped from the headlines” series is to give educators of all disciplines background on the day’s compelling topics.  the history of the FBI . . .the long relationship between the media and the Presidency . . .myths about North Korea . . . Cuba in revolution . . . Confederate monuments […]

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Teaching Resources from the U.S. Institute of Peace

The U.S. Institute of Peace works to prevent, mitigate, and resolve violent conflict around the world by engaging directly in conflict zones and by providing analysis, education, and resources to those working for peace. Created by Congress in 1984 as an independent, nonpartisan, federally funded organization, USIP’s staff work at the Institute’s DC headquarters and […]

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New Materials Available to Bolster Your Holocaust Unit

Surviving the Angel of Death: The True Story of a Mengele Twin in Auschwitz is the story of Eva Mozes Kor, who was a 10-year-old from Hungary when she and her family were sent by cattle car to Auschwitz. There, Eva and her twin sister, Miriam, were put into the care of Dr. Josef Mengele […]

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