ACSS is a non-profit
organization dedicated to promoting quality instruction for students
and support for Social Studies educators. We are part of the network
of more than 110 affiliated state, local, and regional councils and
associated groups with the National Council for the Social Studies.
Our membership represents K-12 classroom teachers, college and university
faculty members, curriculum designers and specialists, social studies
supervisors, and leaders in the various disciplines that constitute
the social studies.
of discounted ACSS Membership for your School's entire Social Studies
Department, or join today as an individual or student member! Membership includes discounted registration at the annual ACSS Conference!
The Arizona Council on Economic Education is an organization of Arizona educators that promote economic education from kindergarten through college. For information on upcoming events, training, and resources visit their website at www.azecon.org
The Robert J. Stahl Student Teacher Scholarship Award established in 2008 to support an Arizona pre-service student teacher who plans to enter the field of teaching K-12 social studies. This $1000.00 scholarship includes a year’s membership in both the ACSS and the NCSS and is intended to offset costs associated with the semester of student teaching. Applications available from ASU, U of A, and NAU social studies methods professors and adjunct instructors.
Congratulations to the 2014 Award Winner
JoLynne Voorhees from Arizona State University - Tempe
The 2016 Carolyn & Herb Nathan
Educators' Conference on the Holocaust
Monday - President's Day - February 15, 2016
Ina Levine Jewish Community Campus
12701 N. Scottsdale Rd., Scottsdale
The Arizona Humanities Council offers teachers many opportunities for professional development, learning opportunities, and speakers for the classroom throughout the year. Check them out, and by all means support them with your donations!
The Arizona Humanities Speakers Bureau delivers the best in humanities scholarship. Our diverse and engaging speakers cover a variety of topics, including film, history and heritage, archaeology, literature, gender and identity, and science and medicine. Speakers are carefully selected based on their expertise and ability to offer content and insight that inspires discussion with audiences of all ages and backgrounds.
To reach as many Arizonans as possible, the Arizona Humanities Council works closely with a wide range of organizations, including public libraries, schools, museums, historical and archaeological societies, retirement homes, community centers and civic organizations. Best of all, these presentations are free to the public!