Minnesota Council 
for the Social Studies

MCSS Annual Conference: February 22-23, 2015

"Inquiry and Connections in the Social Studies:
Engaging 21st-Century Learners in a Diverse and Changing World"

The 2015 MCSS Annual Conference will take place Feb. 22-23, 2015 at the Earle Brown Heritage Center in Brooklyn Center. An accompanying block of hotel rooms have been reserved at the adjoining Embassy Suites. To reserve a room on Sunday, Feb. 22 for the group rate of $109, visit this reservation link.

Stay tuned for details throughout the school year!

30+ Conference Presentations!

Submit a proposal to present a session at the MCSS conference. Submissions due Dec. 1, 2014.

Contact Emma Ryan with questions.

Local and National Exhibitors!

The list of 2014 exhibitors included:
  • Tolerance Minnesota
  • Japanese American Citizen League
  • Minnesota Ag in the Classroom
  • Global Travel Alliance
  • Historical Experiences Inc.
  • Minnesota International Center
  • Learning Law and Democracy Foundation
  • Minnesota Historical Society
  • Minnesota Historical Society Press
  • Minnesota History Day
  • Office of the Minnesota Secretary of State
  • Minnesota Field Trip Library
  • National Geographic
  • ACIS Educational Tours
  • Best Prep
  • United Educators Credit Union
  • The DBQ Project
  • Cultural Jambalaya
  • American Civil Liberties Union
  • University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
  • Glencoe McGraw Hill Education
  • Minnesota Council on Economic Education
  • Minnesota DNR Firewise in the Classroom
  • Minnesota Humanities Center
  • Pearson
  • Liberation Clothes and Gifts
  • Thelma Battle Buckner

2015 Keynote Speakers

2015 Gala Keynote Speaker:

Patricia Avery, University of Minnesota
Social studies methods professor

2015 Conference Lunch Keynote:

Dr. William Harris, University of Pennsylvania
Founding director of the Center for the Constitution at James Madison's Montpelier

Minnesota Council for the Social Studies. Affiliate of the National Council for the Social Studies.

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