81st Annual Convention
Educating and Celebrating our Past, Present, and Future
March 7-9, 2019
Albany Capital Center- Albany, NY
Please submit proposals for the NYSCSS 2019 Convention by clicking on the link above and submitting the form. Please align sessions to the strands listed below.
Strands of Presentations
Historical and Social Sciences
How do we guide students to see history through multiple perspectives, and see continuity and change?
How do we prepare all students to participate in 21st century American democracy?
Technology & Innovation
How do we empower our learners through technology integration?
Leadership and Advocacy
How do we strengthen K-12 involvement in social studies through teacher/student advocacy, and professional leadership?
Sessions topics could include social studies practices, enduring issues, historic anniversaries that coincide with 2019, geography, economics, and other social sciences.
Session topics could include active citizenship, freedom of speech, privacy, 1st Amendment, media literacy, cultural responsiveness, Social Studies for English Language Learners.
Session topics could include training sessions on apps/software, websites, games, and assessment tools.
Session topics could include strategies for teaching elementary social studies, taking informed action with students, SS professional development for teachers with leadership roles in mind (local, state, and national SS councils).
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