85th Annual Convention

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

Registration Opening Soon

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. 

Thursday, March 9, 2023


Breakfast and Lunch

Keynote Speakers 

President’s Reception

Friday, March 10, 2023


Breakfast and Lunch

Keynote Speakers

2023 Awards Ceremony

Networking Event (ticketed event)

Saturday, March 11, 2023


Continental Breakfast


Any questions about the convention?  Please contact Allison Weller at vpmemberoutreach@nyscss.org. Questions about purchase orders, membership, payment process, and hotel? Email: Tim Potts, treasurer@nyscss.org

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