The theme of next year’s conference, Civil Literacy: Taking Informed Action, emphasizes the need for civic education and the literacy skills our students need to mature and grow into their role as informed, engaged, and contributing members of our republic and the market place. The conference theme also reflects the Ohio Council for the Social Studies’ continued efforts to help teachers and educational professionals in the field and to advocate for laws and policies at the state level to ensure that we are truly “Educating Ohio’s Citizens for Tomorrow’s World.”
Confirmed Speakers for the 2014 OCSS Annual State Conference
Kathy Swan, Ph.D. - Lead Writer of the College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework;
Associate Professor, Social Studies Education, University of Kentucky
Bob Bain, Ph.D – Designer of the Big History Project’s High School Course; Associate professor, School of Education; Associate professor, Department of History, College of Literature, Science, and the Arts; and Chair of Secondary Teacher Education, University of Michigan
Please go to Conference Proposal Form to submit your proposals by March 31, 2014. FREE conference registration is available for the first 10 practicing classroom teachers who submit an accepted session proposal.
Conference Registration will be open in the Spring of 2014.