Minnesota Council 
for the Social Studies

Conference Resources

Only current MCSS members have access to conference materials

MCSS Annual Conference: March 6-7, 2016

St. Cloud State University, St. Cloud

Register for the conference

The 2016 MCSS Annual Conference will take place at St. Cloud State University, in the Atwood Memorial Center. The Awards Dinner will take place at the Best Western Kelly Inn in St. Cloud.

Sunday, March 6, 2016: Awards Dinner, Best Western

Monday, March 7, 2016: Conference, SCSU

Conference Presentations

Submit a session proposal.

Session schedule will be posted in January 2016.

2016 Conference schedule:

7:30-8:00 -- Breakfast

8:00-8:50 -- Session 1
9:00-9:50 -- Session 2
10:00-10:50 -- Session 3
10:50-11:30 -- Exhibitor Break 1
11:30-12:30 -- Lunch and Annual Meeting
12:30-1:10 -- Exhibitor Break 2
1:10-2:00 -- Session 4
2:10-3:00 -- Session 5

**New for 2016: Exhibitor hall will only be open before, during and after lunch.

Local and National Exhibitors

Full list of conference exhibitors will be posted close to conference time. 

Keynote Speakers

2016 Awards Dinner Speaker

Lori Sturdevant
State government and politics columnist, Star Tribune

Keynote topic TBD

List of Exhibitors at 2015 Conference

  • Will Steger Foundation
  • Minnesota YMCA Youth in Government
  • United Educators Credit Union
  • Minnesota DNR Firewise in the Classroom
  • Minnesota International Center
  • Best Prep
  • Terra Populus
  • MInnesota Secretary of State
  • Education First
  • H20 For Life
  • EMC Publishing
  • Minnesota Field Trip Library
  • Learning Law and Democracy Foundation
  • Minnesota Council on Economic Education
  • Minnesota Ag in the Classroom
  • Japanese American Citizen League
  • Minnesota Humanities Center
  • Historical Experiences, Inc.
  • Cultural Jambalaya
  • National Geographic
  • Minnesota Historical Society Press
  • Minnesota Historical Society
  • Tolerance Minnesota
  • St. Cloud Area Convention and Visitors Bureau

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