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The Massachusetts Council for the Social Studies (MCSS) is an independent, non-partisan, non-profit educational organization. It is a network of social studies educators who work at every level of schooling. They communicate with each other through publications and meetings. They broaden their communication by working with related professional associations, government, and private agencies.

MCSS on the Internet

In 2012, the Massachusetts Council for the Social Studies took an important step. The organization created this Web site. It is a beginning. In 2013, the NERC44 conference was able to add an on line registration option. In addition, we're trying...

Message from the President

  Welcome to the Massachusetts Council for the Social Studies (Mass Council). My name is Gorman Lee. I currently serve as the K-12 Director of Social Studies for the Braintree Public Schools. I can be reached by email at glee@braintreema.gov...

Who We Are

The Massachusetts Council for the Social Studies (MCSS) is an independent, non-partisan, non-profit educational organization. It is a network of social studies educators who work at every level of schooling. They communicate with each other through publications...

Our Mission

The Massachusetts Council for the Social Studies is the state affiliate of the National Council for the Social Studies and an associate of the New England History Teachers Association. The purposes of MCSS are to: Provide a professional organization...

Board Members

2014-2015 MCSS Board of Directors May 21, 2014 OFFICERS President:  Gorman Lee,  2014, Braintree Public Schools, Braintree, MA; glee@braintreema.gov President-Elect: Steve Seto 2014, Madison Park Vocational High School, Boston, MA; ss...

State/Local Councils

MCSS also works with local councils that serve regions of the state. Representatives of these councils sit on the MCSS Board of Directors as voting members. Local councils provide programs for their members several times a year; these programs enhance...