NYSCSS STATEMENT ON COVID-19

ALBANY, NY -- The Executive Committee of the New York State Council for the Social Studies acknowledges the unique situation that impacted attendance as a result of COVID-19 and are currently evaluating the situation.



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SCHEDULE AT A GLANCE (TENTATIVE)

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Wednesday, March 11, 2020

NYSCSS  Annual Pre-Service Conference: Welcoming the Next Generation of Educators

4:15-4:30 Registration- For Pre-Service Attendees Only!

4:00-8:00 Workshops, Networking, and Dinner for Pre-Service Teachers

6:00-8:00 NYSCSS and NYS4A Board of Directors Dinner and Meeting.  Board members please register separately.

Thursday, March 12, 2020

  • All Social Studies Teachers 
  • NYSED Civic Readiness Update!

7:15-8:30 Breakfast opens.  Registration and check-in available.

8:00-8:15 Welcome Opening Remarks

8:30-9:30 Keynote: Dr. Richard Bell author of Stolen: Five Free Boys Kidnapped into Slavery and Their Astonishing Odyssey Home.

9:40-11:50  Morning Sessions

9:40-10:40 Poster Sessions 1

11:50-1:15 Lunch and Keynote: Dr. Jennifer Lemak & Ashley Hopkins-Benton authors of Votes for Women: Celebrating New York’s Suffrage Centennial.

1:30-4:50 Afternoon Sessions

1:30-2:30  Poster Sessions 2

5:30-7:30- Join us for the President's Reception

Friday, March 13, 2020

  • All Social Studies Teachers  
  • NYSED Civic Readiness Update!
7:00-9:40 Breakfast opens.  Registration and check-in available.

8:15-9:30 Welcome and Keynote: Dr. Charles Dew author of The Making of a Racist: A Southerner Reflects on Family, History, and the Slave Trade.

9:40-11:50  Morning Sessions

9:40-10:40 Poster Sessions 3

11:50-1:15 Lunch and Annual Awards Ceremony.  Join us for a plated lunch ad help us recognize the 2019 Award winners.

1:30-4:50 Afternoon Sessions

1:30-2:30  Poster Sessions 4

5:00-7:00 Join us for the Local Councils Event: History Comes Alive at 518 SpeakEasy – just around the corner from the Albany Capital Center at 42 Howard Street Albany, NY 12207.  Join your fellow local council member colleagues from around the state to network and learn more about what's happening across New York State.

Saturday, March 14, 2020

  • Global and US History Updates!
  • Facing History and Ourselves

7:30-8:30 - Breakfast, Registration and check-in available.

8:30-10:30 - Clinic Sessions 1

10:45- 12:15 - Clinic Sessions 2

Lunch on your own.

REGISTER FOR THE 2020 CONVENTION!

Registration will close at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, March 6, 2020. 


5:30-7:30- Join us for the President's Reception with refreshments at the Albany Art Institute - Meet and Greet -  Recognizing Discovery Albany and Capital District Council for the Social Studies.

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