MCSS Annual Conference: February 26-27, 2017
We are looking forward to our 2017 conference in Mankato! Stay tuned to this page for updates throughout the school year.
The 2017 MCSS Annual Conference will take place at the Verizon Wireless Center in Mankato, Minnesota.
Sunday, February 26, 2017: Social Studies Social
Monday, February 27, 2017: Conference
Just Added (2-17)! Dakota Wicohan Presentation at Lunch
Dakota Wicohan is a Native American non-profit located near the Lower Sioux Community in southwest Minnesota that promotes Dakota Language and Lifeways through Traditional Art Forms, Family and Youth Language Programs and Youth Leadership programs. The Wikoska (young women) will be performing the Hoop Dance. This dance is with hoops which represent the circle of life.
A block of hotel rooms has been reserved under "Minnesota Council for the Social Studies" at the Mankato City Center hotel. Call 507-345-1234 before January 26, 2017 to reserve your room. Rate is $83 per night, plus tax.
2017 Conference schedule:
7:30-8:00 -- Breakfast
8:00-8:50 -- Session 1
Thank you to Nystrom Education for sponsoring our conference bags!
Local and National Exhibitors
Free Books for Attendees
Thanks to our generous sponsors, teachers receive Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet (Jamie Ford) from Random House, and a choice of one of these Macmillan books!
2017 Social Studies Social Speaker
Lorie S. Gildea,
Keynote topic TBD
2017 Breakfast Speaker
Steve Simon, Minnesota Secretary of State
2017 Lunch Presentation
Dakota Wicohan Student Performers