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New York State Bar Association Hosts
Law, Youth, and Citizenship 42nd Annual Civics & Law Related Education Conference on November 16, 2018 in Albany, New York
2019 Annual Conference in Albany
March 6-9, 2018
Call for Presenters!
Educating and Celebrating our
Past, Present, and Future
Session strands and Essential Questions:
1) Challenges of Democracy - How do we prepare all students to participate in 21st century American democracy? Session topics could include active citizenship, freedom of speech, privacy, 1st Amendment, media literacy, cultural responsiveness, Social Studies for English Language Learners.
2) Technology and Innovation - How do we empower our learners through technology integration? Session topics could include training sessions on apps/software, websites, games, and assessment tools.
3) Historical and Social Sciences - How do we guide students to see history through multiple perspectives and see continuity and change? Session topics could include social studies practices, enduring issues, historic anniversaries that coincide with 2019, geography, economics, and other social sciences.
4) Leadership and Advocacy - How do we strengthen K-12 involvement in social studies through teacher/student advocacy, and professional leadership? Session topics could include strategies for teaching elementary social studies, taking informed action with students, SS professional development for teachers with leadership roles in mind (local, state, and national SS councils)
Please submit information through the following link. Proposals will be accepted until November 1, 2018, 11:59 pm.
Presenters will be contacted by late December if their presentation is accepted.
Presentations will begin at 9 AM.
Presentations will last 40 or 90 minutes.
Each room will have an LCD projector & screen.
Free internet access will be available. Please provide your own laptop.
All other equipment must be provided by the presenter.
Please Note: All Presenters must be NYSCSS members, register, and pay for the conference!!
Please share this Call for proposals information with colleagues that you feel would enhance our Convention.
Whether you'd like to be a presenter, a reviewer, or an attendee, we look forward to seeing you in Albany March 7-9, 2019 at our Convention!
Please contact Tom Michalek at email@example.com
Outstanding Middle School Social Studies Teacher
John Kennedy from Eagle Hill Middle School, F-M CSD
Martha Lawson from Chestnut Hill Middle School, Liverpool CSD
Outstanding High School Social Studies Teacher
Jen AuClair, Lisa Froelick, Amy Stewart & Kelly Will from
Durgee Jr. High School, Baldwinsville CSD as
Ashley Miller, Cincinnatus Secondary School
Roger Sipher Beginning Teacher Award
Kristen George, Cortland Jr.-Sr. High School
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