Announcements

Civics Day Judging

Generation Citizen had a nice article in the Boston Globe HERE . There was also a sidebar about Generation Citizen action projects  HERE .  

Connecticut State/Local Advocacy Webinar

Dear State Council Members: In an effort to keep you up to date on state level issues and advocacy efforts, and assist you in connecting with colleagues leading those efforts, we are pleased to invite you to join us for our very first State/Local...

Continuing Education Credit - Travel to China

We are the Chinese American Cultural Bridge Center, a non-profit organization that organizes Educational trips for teachers that are interested in traveling to China.  Since 1992 we have brought countless teachers to China, offering American educators ...

Disney DVDs

I (Anna Sorrentino) just wanted to share with you information about our newest release at Disney Educational Productions, They Spoke Out . We are offering this title to you at a special price of just $9.99 . Please click here for a full program description. Whether...

Great Molasses Flood

Class Description Teachers, if you like story-telling and American history, then this opportunity is for you! Join us for this ten-part lecture series and earn 20 content PDPs. These 90 minute presentations will delve into topics like the good, ...

Mastering the Common Core

Mastering the Common Core: A Four-day Training for District Leaders April 30-May 3, 2014 Brown University, Providence, RI The Choices Program is excited to offer a new professional development opportunity to district-level social studies leaders....

National Honor Society for Social Studies

The National Council for the Social Studies has created an honor society for high school juniors and seniors.

Second Monday Film Series

Monday April 14th 7:00PM - Admission FREE Storrs Unitarian Fellowship, 46 Spring Hill Road, Mansfield, CT Constructed from a wealth of archival footage, KING: A FILMED RECORD...MONTGOMERY TO MEMPHIS is a monumental documentary that follows Dr....

Sons of the American Revolution History Programs

Introducing the Massachusetts Society of the Sons of the American Revolution History Programs Since its founding in 1889, the Sons of the American Revolution has promoted historic preservation, education, and patriotism across the nation. Through...

Student Essay Contest

In pursuit of its mission to promote the history of the United States Congress and American representative government, the U.S. Capitol Historical Society announces its 2013 Making Democracy Work Student Essay Contest. Help us spread the word...

Student Government Day

The Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education will hold the 67th Annual Student Government Day on Friday, April 4, 2014 at the State House in Boston. Each high school should elect one student designee and one student alternate...

Teaching about Japanese American Internment and Fred Korematsu

Fred Korematsu is remembered for his courageous fight against the Japanese American Internment which led to the 1944 Supreme Court case, Korematsu v. United States. Fred Korematsu was exonerated almost 40 years later and was eventually awarded the Presidential...

The Frederick Douglass Prize US History Essay Contest 2013

Announcing an Essay Contest The Pioneer Institute is sponsoring a US History essay contest for Massachusetts high school students. We developed a website promoting a love of U.S. history .  We will recognize the top 3 essays as follows: 1st place: $...

What is the C3 Framework?

Find out more by reading the flier.

PIER Summer Institute 2012

(EXAMPLE of the kind of announcements we are pleased to include here. Contact the Executive Secretary,  June Coutu if you have an event you think MCSS should promote )   The 2012 PIER Summer Institute for Educators explores how the human ...