National Council for the Social Studies: Founded in 1921, NCSS has grown to be the largest association in the country devoted solely to social studies. NCSS engages and supports educators in strengthening and advocating social studies.
Center for Social Studies Education: Created in 2009 as a joint effort between the Minnesota Department of Education and the Minnesota Historical Society, the CSSE seeks to act as a clearinghouse of social studies resources, as well as provide updates on social studies standards.
Learning Law and Democracy Foundation: Learning Law and Democracy provides professional development and teaching materials for K-12 civics, government, and law education.
Minnesota Alliance for Geographic Education: MAGE is a group of educators who advocate for geographic literacy. The organization provides resources for teachers, and opportunities for networking and experiences that motivate and inspire teachers.
Minnesota Council for Economic Education: The mission of the Minnesota Council is to provide is to provide Minnesotans with the economic and financial understanding they need to function effectively in a complex, global environment.
Minnesota Council for History Education: MNCHE seeks to promote and improve history instruction in Minnesota.
Minnesota Humanities Center: Through its many programs, the Minnesota Humanities Commission inspires people to learn, grow and give to their communities by providing leadership, resources and programs.
Minnesota International Center: MIC provides programs and opportunities for U.S. residents to serve as citizen diplomats and better understand their place in the world.