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SCHEDULE AT A GLANCE (TENTATIVE)

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Wednesday, March 6, 2019

NYSCSS  Annual Pre-Service Conference: Welcoming the Next Generation of Educators (Flyer)

4:15-4:30 Registration- For Pre-Service Attendees Only!

4:30-5:00 Inside Secrets of Getting Hired

5:00-6:30  Up Close and Personal: Small Group Discussions on How to Tailor Interview Answers with Rural, Urban and Suburban Supervisors

6:00-6:30  Refreshments, Meet and Greet

6:30-7:45  Adverse Childhood Experiences & Learning: Tips & Tools for Creating a Trauma Informed Learning EnvironmentPresented by Kathryn Simons, Program Manager of the Adolescent Crisis Respite Program at the Greater Binghamton Health Center

$35.00.  Register here.   (Scroll down to item 24 in registration options)

6:00-8:00 NYSCSS and NYS4A Board of Directors Dinner and Meeting.  Board members please register separately.

Thursday, March 7, 2019 

  • All Social Studies Teachers 
  • Additional focus for Elementary Teachers
  • NYSED Global and US History Updates!

7:15-8:30 Breakfast opens.  Registration and check-in available.

8:00-8:15 Welcome Opening Remarks From India Meissel - President of NCSS

8:30-9:30 Keynote - DeNora Getachew - Generation Citizen - Executive Director of Generation Citizen - national nonpartisan, nonprofit organization dedicated to educating and empowering the next generation of civically engaged citizens.  DeNora is a native New Yorker and passionate advocate who over the last decade has fought to improve our democracy at the national, state and local level.

9:40-11:50  Morning Sessions

9:40-10:40 Poster Sessions 1

11:50-1:15 Lunch and Keynote   1960s Panel: Mary Beth Tinker, John Tinker, Carol Crocker

1:30-4:50 Afternoon Sessions

1:30-2:30  Poster Sessions 2

5:30-7:30- Join us for the President's Reception with refreshments at the Albany Art Institute - Meet and Greet -  Recognizing Discovery Albany and Capital District Council for the Social Studies.

Friday, March 8, 2019

  • All Social Studies Teachers  
  • NYSED Global and US History Updates!
  • NYS4A Networking Event

7:00-8:40 Breakfast opens.  Registration and check-in available.

8:30-9:15 KeynoteKen MorrisFounder and President of Frederick Douglass Family Initiatives.  Mr. Morris is the great-great-great grandson of Frederick Douglass and the great-great-grandson of Booker T. Washington. His career and life path are driven by a clear focus on FDFI’s mission[t]o Advance Freedom through Knowledge and Strategic Action.” He could not have predicted that one day he would so fully embrace and be defined by the characteristics that so closely defined his famous ancestors.

9:40-11:50  Morning Sessions

9:40-10:40 Poster Sessions 1

11:50-1:15 Lunch and Annual Awards Ceremony.  Join us for a plated lunch ad help us recognize the 2018 Award winners.

1:10-4:30 Afternoon Sessions

1:10-2:10  Poster Sessions 2

4:30-5:30- NYS4A Networking event for Supervisors (with NYSED) 

5:00-7:00 Join us for the History Happy Hour, sponsored by your local NYS Councils and Big History at 518 SpeakEasy – just around the corner from the Albany Capital Center at 42 Howard Street Albany, NY 12207.  Join your fellow local council member colleagues from around the state to network and learn more about what's happening across New York State.

Saturday, March 9, 2019

  • NYSED Global and US History Updates!
  • Teaching Tolerance Workshop
  • New Visions and Facing History and Ourselves

7:30-8:30 - Breakfast, Registration and check-in available.

8:30-10:30 - Maureen Costello - Teaching Tolerance Workshop - Teaching Hard History 

8:30- 10:30 - NYSED Presentation - Global Regents Update

10:45-12:45 –Why Teach Reconstruction? - New Visions for Public Schools and Facing History and Ourselves

12:00- 12:45 - NYSED Presentation – US Regents Update!

Lunch on your own.

REGISTER FOR THE 2019 CONVENTION!

Registration will close at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, March 1, 2019. 


5:30-7:30- Join us for the President's Reception with refreshments at the Albany Art Institute - Meet and Greet -  Recognizing Discovery Albany and Capital District Council for the Social Studies.

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