Nominations now open:

2020 social studies

professional of the year


March 07, 2020

Join Us at National Council for the Social Studies

Register now for the National Council for the Social Studies 100th Conference to be held from December 4 - 6, 2020 in Washington D.C. 

October 18, 2019

Join us for the 2019 MDCSS Conference!

MDCSS is pleased to announce our 2019 Fall Conference: Integrating Civics in the Social Studies. Learn more at the link!

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The Maryland Council for Social Studies (MDCSS) is dedicated to the promotion and support of social studies education in Maryland and the United States. MDCSS works to build a community of social studies educators in the state of Maryland, and through this network advance cultural understanding, respect for human differences, and an appreciation of diversity. MDCSS provides high quality professional development and instructional resources for Maryland social studies teachers and works to recognize excellence in social studies instruction at the elementary, middle, and high school levels. 

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