Connecticut Teacher: 2019 National History Teacher of the Year Finalist

 

Karen M. Cook has been a history teacher at the Norwich Free Academy in Norwich, Connecticut, since 1998, where she has been the head of the social studies department since 2007 and the director of the honors program since 2015. She has served as an Executive Board member, vice president, and secretary for the Connecticut Council for the Social Studies, among other organizations. Her awards include the 2014 Excellence in Course Instruction Award for the UCONN Early College Experience and the 2005 National Council for the Social Studies Outstanding Secondary Teacher of the Year award.

Connecticut History Teacher Finalist

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Educators Appreciation Day  at Mystic Seaport Museum this Saturday Oct. 19!

Join us for Educators Appreciation Day at Mystic Seaport Museum this Saturday October 19. All teachers, administrators, homeschoolers, paraprofessionals, afterschool professionals, and their families (up to four people total with teacher ID) will receive free Mystic Seaport Museum admission. Don’t miss this special opportunity to explore the Museum, learn more about our educational programs, and […]

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CCSS Receives Honors and Recognition from NCSS

News and Congratulations from the National Council for the Social Studies: Connecticut Council for the Social Studies has achieved one of our highest honors and is recognized as a Gold Star Council by the National Council for the Social Studies for its impressive achievements in 2019. We sincerely appreciate the work you do to advocate […]

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Resources from the National WWI Museum and Memorial

The National WWI Museum and Memorial (https://www.theworldwar.org/) has a number of online education resources that you and your colleagues in the Council for Social Studies might find useful: Education E-Newsletter—a monthly selection of up-to-date articles, WWI content and pedagogy curated by topic Teaching Resource Database–source for WWI lesson plans and education resources, searchable by grade […]

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