About MCSS

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

We are well underway with the 2017-2018 school year, and it is certainly a critical year for history and social studies education in Massachusetts. Your Massachusetts Council for the Social Studies has been heavily engaged in the process to develop and...

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

2016-2017 MCSS Board of Directors October 2016 OFFICERS President:  Casey Cullen,  2014, Westborough High School, 90 West Main St.; Westborough, MA 01581 caseycullen77@gmail.com President-Elect: Kerry Dunne, kerryanndunne@gmail.com ...

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...