Central New York

Council for the Social Studies

CNYCSS is an approved Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) organization. Click here for full CTLE sponsor list.

CNYCSS represents a membership from 16 counties and over 100 School Districts (See map of coverage).

2021 Sphere Summit

Full Teacher Scholarships Available

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Seal of Civic Readiness Updates click here for video

Seal of Civic Readiness

Pilot Year Application

Plan for Next Year

Check out 3GNY for guest speakers for the classroom

Join NYSCSS today!

2019 Award Winners

Outstanding Elementary Teacher

Tracy Terry Bolivar Road Elementary SchoolChittenango 

Outstanding High School Teacher

Kathryn Cocco Indian River High School

Roger Sipher Young Professional 

Stephanie Cronk Moravia Middle School

Distinguished Educator

Jenny Fanelli, BOCES

More than Molly Pitcher:

Women and the American Revolution

LIVE ON ZOOM | Wednesday, April 14, 5-6 pm ET

Discover the myriad roles that women across race, class, and geographic region played during the American Revolution and consider how their contributions informed debates over freedom and civic participation, with Alex Myers, educator, transgender advocate, gender identity speaker, and author of the novel RevolutionaryParticipants will receive 1 CTLE hour

Click here to register

In Conversation with Facing History and Ourselves: Preventing Genocide—Why Now? 

LIVE ON ZOOM | Thursday, April 15, 6-7pm ET

Join Facing History and Ourselves and human rights activist John Prendergast during Genocide Awareness month, as we explore the recent history of anti-genocide and anti-atrocity activism. Discuss genocide education in our classrooms and how young people can get involved. Participants will receive 1 CTLE hour

Click here to register

Click here to view our Events calendar.  We post events from regional and national organizations that will be of interest to our members.

Latest CNYCSS Newsletter available here

Check out NCSS Awards and Grant Opportunities

Interested in working for SED as an Education Specialist? Click here for more info from SED


President, Erica Martin, Chittenango

 Vice President, Jen Medwid, Baldwinsville

 Vice President, Carrie-Ann Ronalds, Canastota

 Treasurer, Lynette Avery, Liverpool

 Secretary, Vince Monterosso, J-D (retired)

 Past President, Kate Gross, F-M

See complete list of Board Members here

CNYCSS is a 501(c)6 non-profit organization. New York. 2657 East Fayette Street, Syracuse, NY 13224.

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