|About the Arizona Council for the Social Studies
| 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.
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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!
ACSS Individual Annual Membership -- $20
ACSS Student Annual Membership -- $10
(Must be a full time student and submit copy
of Student ID or class schedule)
Department Annual Membership -- $100
(Full ACSS Membership for an unlimited
number of teachers in your school's Social Studies Department)
Annual Fall Conference
"Social Responsibility: Teaching Global Awareness and Citizenship"
Venue to be determined...
Check out the 2014 Program
Proposal Submission begins May 15th...
Registration Opens on August 15th...
Register and Pay online via Paypal
Why Teach Geography?
Because knowledge of the Earth's processes and its people allows for better understanding of the world and how informed decisions can benefit all.
It has an expanded mission to include more than just the judicial branch and it is a whole new redesigned site with more games and lots of other features. Visit at iCivics.
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
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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.
Educators' Conference on the Holocaust
is now available through IDEAL. A link to the Database is available on
the Social Studies Resource Page.
Over fifty-five K-12 lessons/resources are new to the Learning Resource Manager. To access the new resources, log into IDEAL, go to Curriculum Resources, then go to the Learning Resource Manager.
These materials are part of the Content-Rich Support Materials created by ADE Content Specialists.
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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!
Visit their Events Calendar!