Only current MCSS members have access to resources from breakout sessions.
New for 2020!
Colonial Williamsburg is offering a FREE workshop to all MCSS registrants on Sunday, March 1, before the Social Studies Social.
The workshop, "Teaching Sensitive and Controversial Topics," will be at the Mankato Civic Center from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Clock hours and materials provided.
Free, but registration required! Sign up when you register for the conference.
MCSS Annual Conference: March 1-2, 2020
The 2020 MCSS Annual Conference will take place in Mankato, Minnesota. The theme is "Keeping Civil Discourse in Focus."
Please check back for registration information, conference details, and hotel information.
Sunday, March 1, 2020: Colonial Williamsburg workshop (10 a.m. to 4 p.m.)
Join educators and interpreters from Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia, for a full day of free learning. Lunch, six clock hours, and materials provided.
Sunday, March 1, 2020: Social Studies Social (5:30-8:30 p.m.)
Keynote: John Tinker, plaintiff in the 1969 landmark Supreme Court case Tinker v. Des Moines
Monday, March 2, 2020: Conference
2020 Conference schedule:
7:30-8:00 Breakfast and speaker
8:00-8:50 Session 1
9:00-9:50 Session 2
10:00-10:50 Session 3
10:50-11:50 Exhibitor time
11:50-12:50 Lunch (including Annual Meeting)
12:50-1:10 Exhibitor time
1:10-2:00 Session 4
2:10-3:00 Session 5
2020 Social Studies Social Speaker
John Tinker, plaintiff in Tinker v. Des Moines Supreme Court case (1969)
2020 Breakfast Speaker
Steve Simon, Minnesota secretary of state
2020 Lunch Presentation
Social Studies Trivia
Anyone who registers and pays in full for the Monday conference can attend this workshop. Teams of teachers strongly encouraged. Contact Jessica Ellison for more information.