Only current MCSS members have access to resources from breakout sessions.
New for 2020!
THIS WORKSHOP IS FULL.
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 Mayo Health System Event Center in Mankato from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Clock hours and materials provided.
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."
The MCSS block at the Mankato City Center Hotel has expired but there are still rooms available for Sunday, March 1. Please call (507) 345-1234 or visit the City Center Hotel website to reserve a room.
Sunday, March 1, 2020: Colonial Williamsburg workshop (10 a.m. to 4 p.m.) "Teaching Sensitive and Controversial Topics"
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 (5:30-8:00 p.m.)
Keynote: John Tinker, plaintiff in the 1969 landmark Supreme Court case Tinker v. Des Moines
After the Social, walk around the corner to Rounders Sports Bar & Grill to join us for trivia, snacks and drinks, courtesy of SocialStudies.com.
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
10:50-12:50 Exhibitor time, Lunch, and Annual Meeting
12:50-1:40 Session 4
1:50-2:40 Session 5
Local and National Exhibitors
Each year, MCSS welcomes a variety of fantastic exhibitors!Register to be an exhibitor
FREE books for all attendees! Participants will get to choose from the following Macmillan titles:
Bring a donation to our sock and underwear drive, and get another book!
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
Filiz Yargici, Minnesota state social studies specialist, will discuss the next round of standards revision
THIS WORKSHOP IS FULL.
You're coming to Mankato, anyway! Come early on Sunday for a FREE workshop with Colonial Williamsburg. Please check back on this website for more workshop details, including presenters and agenda. The workshop will run from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and includes lunch, six clock hours, and materials.
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.
Sunday, March 1, 2020: 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Mayo Clinic Health System Event Center; Mankato.
MCSS is excited to offer a new social gathering! After attending the Social Studies Social on Sunday evening, walk around the corner to Rounders Sports Bar & Grill to join us for bar trivia. This event is generously sponsored by SocialStudies.com.