Pivotal Learning: Teaching Social Studies in a Changing World
Thursday, March 9 - Saturday, March 11, 2023
Location: Crowne Plaza Albany - the Desmond Hotel, Albany NY
Join us for professional development in March 2023 that will focus on the pivotal role of the Social Studies in today's society. We are planning for an in-person convention. Registration includes breakfast and lunch on Thursday and Friday, and a continental breakfast on Saturday morning. Workshop sessions focus on interdisciplinary connections, pedagogy and methodology in Social Studies classrooms, the changing field of Social Studies and engaging citizenship education.
Registration for the Full Convention includes access to sessions, clinics and keynote speakers. NY CTLE certificates will be issued at the end of the day.
Convention Overview is available here!
Convention registration includes daily breakfast, lunch, and coffee breaks.
Thursday, March 9, 2023
Breakfast and Lunch
2 Keynote Speakers
Julia Cooke, author, Come Fly the World: The Jet-Age Story of the Women of Pan Am
Keith O'Brien, author, Paradise Falls: The True Story of an Environmental Catastrophe
Celebrate Civics Learning Week - Join us for the DemocracyReadyNY Webinar “Beyond the Vote: Youth Civic Participation from Classroom to Community from 4:00-6:00
Meet and Greet with Julia and Keith at our President's Reception, 6:00-7:00
Friday, March 10, 2023
Breakfast and Awards Luncheon
Carl Wilkens, author, storyteller, World Outside My Shoes
Dr. Lawrence Paska, Executive Director, NCSS
2023 Awards Ceremony
Saturday, March 11, 2023
Any questions about the convention? Please contact Allison Weller at email@example.com. Questions about purchase orders, membership, payment process, and hotel? Email: Tim Potts, firstname.lastname@example.org
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