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.

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For More Information

For more information about joining MCSS, please contact the Membership Chair:

John Hassan
92 Webster St. U1
Haverhill, MA 01830

MCSS Membership Fees

MCSS memberships run from July 1 to June 30

Group Memberships

  • Department Membership $125 / year
  • Elementary School Building $75 / year
  • Institution/Organization $125 / year

Individual MCSS Membership

  • $35 / year or $60 for 2 years

MCSS Student/Retired Membership

  • $25 / year

Joint NCSS/MCSS Membership

  • $75 / year – regular
  • Please use the downloadable PDF form to apply for joint membership

….plus Local Council Membership


  • Central Mass $5 / year
  • South Shore Supervisors $0
  • Southeast Mass $10 / year