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Meet with thousands of social studies educators, administrators, and professionals from across the state and region to inspire your usage of best practices and rejuvenate with others in the social studies profession.
The 67th OCSS Annual Conference will address the sub-themes of:
You will leave the conference with strong strategies for delivering instruction that engages students, the best ways to advocate for the most pressing issues of social studies education, and a network of colleagues to support you throughout the year.
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Call to Action: Social Studies Education in Ohio is under Assault!
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Informational Zoom Session (recorded 5/8/23)
ODE 2023 Professional Learning Survey
The Ohio Department of Education's Office of Learning and Instructional Strategies invites social studies educators to complete a professional learning survey focused on district and school professional development and learning needs by 4 p.m. EST on Friday, June 16.
Data from this survey will help the Department plan supports and professional learning for social studies in the 2023-2024 school year.
OCSS MISSION STATEMENT
The Ohio Council for the Social Studies serves as the premier voice for social studies professionals in Ohio. We advocate for the vital role of social studies teaching and learning in all classrooms and communities to best prepare learners to undertake this nation’s highest office, that of office of citizen in a democracy. We assist educators statewide through professional development for the delivery of effective and innovative instruction. Our conference, regional institutes, and numerous publications provide a network of services to members throughout the state.
Resources, PD & Announcements
The Flagship Journal for OCSS
OCSS is proud to include The OER Project in our Professional Development and Resources for Ohio Social Studies Teachers.
OCSS is a proud affiliate for the National Council for the Social Studies