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.
30+ Conference Presentations!

Deadline for proposal submission has passed. Preliminary schedules will be posted after the new year.

Local and National Exhibitors!


Conference attendees will receive a copy of the best-selling book Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand, courtesy of Random House.



Conference attendees will also receive a choice of one of several titles, courtesy of MacMillan.




2015 Keynote Speakers


2015 Gala Keynote Speaker:

Patricia Avery 
University of Minnesota
Social studies methods professor

Keynote subject: TBD



2015 Conference Lunch Keynote:

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




List of Vendors at 2014 Conference
  • 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


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

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