MDCSS is seeking proposals for our fall conference. Please see the conference page to submit your proposal.
MSDE will be hosting a Social Studies EdCamp on July 27th at Linganore HS in Frederick, MD. Please see flyer for more details.
The Maryland Council for Social Studies is pleased to announce that we will be partnering with the Maryland Council for Teachers of English Language Arts for a joint conference entitled Literacy: The Key to Engagement. The 2016 Conference will be held on Friday, October 21st at the Double Tree Hilton, 201 Holiday Ct. in Annapolis, MD. Please see our conference site for more details.
The Maryland Council for Social Studies is seeking candidates for several important positions on its Board of Directors. These positions are Member-at-Large (2) and President-Elect. Each of these positions are described below. Interested parties should submit their name, reason for seeking the position for which they are becoming a candidate and resume to MDCSS president, Amanda Roberts, at Amanda.Roberts@hcps.org
Member-at-Large (2 positions)– as a member of the Board of Directors, a member-at-large has full voting privileges. They also will be considered for officer positions as they become available. Members-at-large play an integral role in planning the conference and in helping the organization grow.
President-Elect – The president-elect will assume the position of President on March 1st 2018. The president-elect serves as head of the conference committee and plays a large role in planning the annual fall conference. He/she helps the president to manage the organization in order to learn the responsibilities of the president.
The 29th annual MDCSS Conference will take place on Friday, October 16 at the Double Tree Annapolis located at 210 Holiday Ct, Annapolis, MD 21401 With keynote addresses by Baltimore Mayor, Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and Maryland Teacher of the Year, Jody Zepp, this year’s conference offers wonderful learning opportunities for all attendees. For more information, take a look at our conference program: 2015 MDCSS Conference Program
If you are attending the MDCSS Conference on October 16, 2015 and are planning to stay over at the Doubletree in Annapolis, be sure to take advantage of our discounted rate.
Just asked for the MDCSS Conference rate when you book your room to receive a rate of $102 plus tax. This offer is good until September 25th.
Congratulations to RaeLynne Snyder for winning the HISTORY® Award for Service at the Day Competition on June 18, 2015. The HISTORY Award for Service, sponsored by HISTORY, is a national award presented each year to an individual who has made an outstanding contribution to history education through service to the National History Day (NHD) program.