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  1. Who in the World is Coming to NCSS?Future Directions for Title VI Outreach Presentation by NRCs on CANADA and NCSS US Department of Education TITLE VI 50th Anniversary Conference: March 19, 2009

  2. TITLE VI NRCs are invited… TITLE VINRCs International Visitors Program External Sponsors World Region Educators & Education Partners NRCs on Canada & NCSS Presentation: Who in the World is Coming to NCSS?

  3. NCSS and its Outreach Potential Susan Griffin Executive Director, National Council for the Social Studies Canada is Coming! as a Model Tina Storer Education and Curriculum Specialist, Center for Canadian American Studies Western Washington University Complementary On-Site Outreach Amy Sotherden Outreach Coordinator, Center for the Study of Canada/Institute on Québec Studies SUNY Plattsburgh NCSS & Surrounding Area Outreach Betsy Arntzen Outreach Coordinator, Canadian American Center University of Maine Overview NRCs on Canada & NCSS Presentation: Who in the World is Coming to NCSS?

  4. 1. NCSS and its Outreach Potential SusanGriffin Executive Director, National Council for the Social Studies NRCs on Canada & NCSS Presentation: Who in the World is Coming to NCSS?

  5. National Council for the Social Studies To lead the community of social studies professionals in promoting a knowledgeable and engaged citizenry by providing leadership, service, and support for all social studies educators.

  6. What is the National Council for the Social Studies? • largest association in the nation devoted solely to social studies education • founded in 1921 • umbrella organization for K-16 teachers • 24,000 individual and institutional members • 50 states, Washington, DC, 69 other countries NRCs on Canada & NCSS Presentation: Who in the World is Coming to NCSS?

  7. What is the Definition of Social Studies? • Integrated study of the social sciences and humanities to promote civic competence. • Coordinated, systematic study of disciplines • anthropology, archaeology, civics, economics, geography, history, law, philosophy, political science, psychology, religion, and sociology • appropriate content from the humanities, mathematics, and natural sciences. NRCs on Canada & NCSS Presentation: Who in the World is Coming to NCSS?

  8. What is the Purpose of Social Studies? • to teach students the content knowledge, intellectual skills, and civic values for citizenship in a participatory democracy. NRCs on Canada & NCSS Presentation: Who in the World is Coming to NCSS?

  9. NCSS Board of Directors Staff Associated Groups NSSSA, CUFA, CS4, IA House of Delegates Board Committees, Task Forces (International Visitors Program) FASSE Governing Board, etc. Operations Committees Communities Affiliate Councils Local, State, Regional Subcommittees General NCSS Membership NRCs on Canada & NCSS Presentation: Who in the World is Coming to NCSS?

  10. NCSS International Visitor’s Task Force • Co-Chairs Jesus Garcia Kim O’Neil • International Visitors’ Program at NCSS • New:www.socialstudies.orggateway with information • Flagged “VIP” status as IVP participant • Thursday: International Visitors Reception (co- sponsored with International Assembly) • Friday-Sunday: Program including a Vital Issues Session and Ice Cream Social / IVP Evaluation Session (Saturday) NRCs on Canada & NCSS Presentation: Who in the World is Coming to NCSS?

  11. NCSS Governance • Executive Director and Staff • Board Executive Committee • Board of Directors • Board Committees • NCSS Committees • Archives, Conference, Membership, Publications • House of Delegates • Representation from all affiliated state, local councils, associated groups, communities • Pass resolutions advocating policy NRCs on Canada & NCSS Presentation: Who in the World is Coming to NCSS?

  12. NCSS Associated Groups: International Assembly (IA) • forum for collaboration and interchange of ideas among NCSS members from the United States and other countries • enhance professional development • enrich social studies learning • share research and teaching methods with global perspectives NRCs on Canada & NCSS Presentation: Who in the World is Coming to NCSS?

  13. NCSS Associated Groups: College & University Faculty Assembly (CUFA) • advocacy for social studies education • forum for communication among professional educators • examine social studies from a theoretical and research perspective. • higher education faculty, graduate students, social scientists, historians NRCs on Canada & NCSS Presentation: Who in the World is Coming to NCSS?

  14. NCSS Associated Groups: Council of State Social Studies Supervisors (CS4) • forum to exchange ideas, research & educational policy • state level departments of education • specialists, consultants, supervisors with responsibility for social studies education NRCs on Canada & NCSS Presentation: Who in the World is Coming to NCSS?

  15. NCSS Associated Groups: National Social Studies Supervisors Association (NSSSA) • promotes instruction, curriculum materials, research, teacher training, and social action • Promotes collaboration among social studies supervisors at state, county, district, school levels NRCs on Canada & NCSS Presentation: Who in the World is Coming to NCSS?

  16. What Does NCSS Offer its Members? NRCs on Canada & NCSS Presentation: Who in the World is Coming to NCSS?

  17. The Social Studies Professional (TSSP) newsletter keeps NCSS members updated on: • professional opportunities • access to free and low cost teaching materials • travel and study program opportunities • latest state council activities • other current professional news. NRCs on Canada & NCSS Presentation: Who in the World is Coming to NCSS?

  18. Social Education 6-12 teacher journal teaching techniques instructional technology reviews of educational media research lesson plans published seven times a year. Social Studies and the Young Learner preK-6 teacher journal creative teaching activities and techniques stimulate reading, writing, and critical thinking skills published four times a year. NCSS Publications NRCs on Canada & NCSS Presentation: Who in the World is Coming to NCSS?

  19. NCSS Publications • Middle Level Learning • Lesson ideas & content for middle grades • Published 3 times yearly • Bulletins & Books • in-depth focus on specific social studies topics • published twice yearly NRCs on Canada & NCSS Presentation: Who in the World is Coming to NCSS?

  20. Professional Communities • opportunity to network with members who share common interests • Academic freedom -Assessment • Curriculum -Research • Social Justice • Teacher Education & Professional Development • Technology • World Regions, example: CANADA COMMUNITY • forum for exchange of ideas and information • influence governance of NCSS through representation in House of Delegates NRCs on Canada & NCSS Presentation: Who in the World is Coming to NCSS?

  21. Advocacy Awards Communities Governance Links to State Councils Members Only Section member directory journal archives Position Statements Publications Teaching Resources NCSS Website www.socialstudies.org NRCs on Canada & NCSS Presentation: Who in the World is Coming to NCSS?

  22. NCSS Annual ConferenceDreams and Deeds: The Civic Mission of SchoolsNovember 13-15, 2009Atlanta, GA • 500+ clinics, sessions, workshops, poster presentations • keynote & featured speakers • vital issues sessions • curriculum, research, teaching techniques • professional networks NRCs on Canada & NCSS Presentation: Who in the World is Coming to NCSS?

  23. Strategic Goals • Education/Knowledge • Advocacy/Visibility • Membership • Citizenry • Social Studies Excellence NRCs on Canada & NCSS Presentation: Who in the World is Coming to NCSS?

  24. Social Studies Advocacy • advocates for social studies & social studies educators • works with Washington Partners (lobby) • communicates with policy makers • reports on proposed legislation & regulations • informs members through regional, state, local affiliate networks NRCs on Canada & NCSS Presentation: Who in the World is Coming to NCSS?

  25. National Council for the Social Studies SusanGriffin Executive Director, National Council for the Social Studies “Today’s Social Studies – Creating Effective Citizens” 8555 16th Street, Suite 500 Silver Spring, MD 20910 www.socialstudies.org 301-588-1800 x 103 NRCs on Canada & NCSS Presentation: Who in the World is Coming to NCSS?

  26. 2. Canada is Coming! as a model for conference outreach and beyond Tina Storer Education and Curriculum Specialist Center for Canadian-American Studies Western Washington University Pacific Northwest Consortium NRC on Canada NRCs on Canada & NCSS Presentation: Who in the World is Coming to NCSS?

  27. NRC Outreach…It all starts with a vision. NRCs on Canada & NCSS Presentation: Who in the World is Coming to NCSS?

  28. The Vision NRCs on Canada & NCSS Presentation: Who in the World is Coming to NCSS?

  29. The Vision NRCs on Canada & NCSS Presentation: Who in the World is Coming to NCSS?

  30. The Vision NRCs on Canada & NCSS Presentation: Who in the World is Coming to NCSS?

  31. The Vision NRCs on Canada & NCSS Presentation: Who in the World is Coming to NCSS?

  32. Establishing a game plan… NRCs on Canada & NCSS Presentation: Who in the World is Coming to NCSS?

  33. Possible Funding Sources World region embassy Regional consulate office Educational/cultural/social organization affiliated with NRC world region Corporation with ties to world region and/or conference site and/or interest in advocacy advertising for world region NCSS Contacts Kim O’NeilIVTF Co-Chair, NCSS kimdoneil@gmail.com Jesus GarciaIVTF Co-Chair, NCSS jgarc2@cox.net  Ana PostDirector, External Relations apost@ncss.org Prema ParmarProgram Manager pparmar@ncss.org The Game Plan NRCs on Canada & NCSS Presentation: Who in the World is Coming to NCSS?

  34. Future NCSS Conferences The Game Plan 2010Denver, Colorado: Nov. 12–14, 2010Colorado Convention CenterHeadquarters Hotel—Hyatt Regency Denver 2011Washington, DC: Dec. 2–4, 2011Walter E. Washington Convention CenterHeadquarters Hotel—Renaissance Washington, DC Hotel 2012Seattle, Washington: Nov. 16–18, 2012Washington State Convention & Trade CenterHeadquarters Hotel—Sheraton Seattle Hotel 2013St. Louis, Missouri: Nov. 22–24, 2013 America’s Center Headquarters Hotel—Renaissance St Louis Grand & Suites Hotel 2014Boston, Massachusetts: Nov. 21–23, 2014John P. Hynes Veterans Memorial Convention CenterHeadquarters Hotel—Sheraton Boston Hotel NRCs on Canada & NCSS Presentation: Who in the World is Coming to NCSS?

  35. The Game Plan Tips for Skeleton NRC Session Schedule • Core topics of general interest to wide audience presented by world region educators or topics that connect to the NRC world region • Cyberbullying: An Emerging Threat to the "Always On" Generation • Folklore Around the World • Sharing the Waters of North America • Bigger Than Texas: The Canada-US Trade Partnership • Vary types of sessions offered • Pre-Conference Workshops (1/2 or full-day) • 1 Hr. Academic Sessions • 1 Hr. Poster Presentations • 2 Hr. Workshops (Sunday) • Ensure sessions address conference strands/themes • Identify session chairs on skeleton proposals • Contact NCSS re speaker/abstract changes. NRCs on Canada & NCSS Presentation: Who in the World is Coming to NCSS?

  36. The Game Plan Recruit Distinguished Educators for the NCSS IV Program • Recruitment Strategies: • Use education contacts in NRC world region • Government leads • Internet search of teaching/ss organizations • Word of mouth • Participant recommendation • Request brief email applications (interest/qualifications) • Selection Strategies: • Pan-Regional Representation • Classroom/Curriculum Development Experience • Awards/Recognition (local, regional and national) • Willingness to take on personal costs for participation, • including the possibility of sharing rooms • NB: Be sure to use for promotion and solicitation of new support. NRCs on Canada & NCSS Presentation: Who in the World is Coming to NCSS?

  37. The Game Plan • Delineate Expectations/Responsibilities • Outreach partners • NCSS • Sponsors • Sponsored educators • Educational partners Core IVP Conference Outreach NRC World Region Educators NCSS & Surrounding Area Outreach Divide and Conquer… NRCs on Canada & NCSS Presentation: Who in the World is Coming to NCSS?

  38. GAME ON! It’s the Main Event…. The International Visitors Program Thursday (Arrival Day?) Pre-Conference Workshops School Visit Program International Visitors Reception Friday (Full Day Sessions) President’s Breakfast President’s Reception & Dance Saturday (Full Day Sessions) Vital Issues Panel Session First-Timers’ Ice Cream Social Saturday Night Event Sunday (Departure Day) IVTF Annual Meeting Morning Workshop Closing Keynote NRCs on Canada & NCSS Presentation: Who in the World is Coming to NCSS?

  39. The Main Event “It goes without saying that our Canadian Panel Discussion Sunday morning was indeed a highlight for us Canadian teachers! It was not only interesting to participate, but to hear about Social Studies perspectives from other provinces and territories, and most of all, to have it lead into the idea of creating a Pan-Canadian organization for Social Studies! We were especially impressed to hear that Social Studies is one of the top two subject areas that high school students in Alberta must pass in order to graduate!”K Kerr (NS) The Vital Issues Session NRCs on Canada & NCSS Presentation: Who in the World is Coming to NCSS?

  40. Evaluating and Reporting Impacts… Gather measurable data : • On-Site survey/evaluations of outreach • NCSS survey results • Post-conference participant feedback Look to the original goals of the outreach effort to consider impacts on all audiences initially targeted. Prepare yourself for outstanding and unexpected results! NRCs on Canada & NCSS Presentation: Who in the World is Coming to NCSS?

  41. Impacts! Expected and Unexpected Connections NRCs on Canada & NCSS Presentation: Who in the World is Coming to NCSS?

  42. Impacts! Lasting Partnerships NRCs on Canada & NCSS Presentation: Who in the World is Coming to NCSS?

  43. 3. Complimentary On-Site Outreach Amy Sotherden Outreach Coordinator Center for the Study of Canada/Institute on Québec Studies SUNY Plattsburgh NRCs on Canada & NCSS Presentation: Who in the World is Coming to NCSS?

  44. Overview: A) Conference Booth and Advocacy in the Exhibit Hall B) Advertising, Publications and Cross Promotions C) Cultural and Social Events D) Evaluation E) Organizational Components NRCs on Canada & NCSS Presentation: Who in the World is Coming to NCSS?

  45. Conference Booth at NCSS 2008:Teaching Resources & Professional Development Opportunities NRCs on Canada & NCSS Presentation: Who in the World is Coming to NCSS?

  46. Advocacy with Other Exhibitors • Letters sent to 60 selected exhibitors to showcase their materials on Canada • Mention NRCs on Canada booth # to encourage networking in-person NRCs on Canada & NCSS Presentation: Who in the World is Coming to NCSS?

  47. Advertising Check out: http://www.socialstudies.org/advertising NRCs on Canada & NCSS Presentation: Who in the World is Coming to NCSS?

  48. Special Section on Canada: A Comparative View of Diversity in the United States & Canada by Cherry A. McGee Banks Teaching About Aboriginal Canada through Picture Books by Marilynne V. Black Teaching Social Studies through Storytelling: The Enduring Spirit of the Arctic by John Kilbourne Opportunities available to highlight other world regions No Cost to Submit Article Published 7 times per year Publications NRCs on Canada & NCSS Presentation: Who in the World is Coming to NCSS?

  49. Cross Promotions Before event: Advertising in Publications: The Social Studies Professional & Social Education, plus Special Section on Canada Website Advertising At Event: Post logo & Distribute Schedule of Events Handout in Registration Bags, Conference Booth, Meeting Rooms, Poster Presentations, Polybag Cross-promote, promote, promote!! NRCs on Canada & NCSS Presentation: Who in the World is Coming to NCSS?

  50. Cultural and Social Events • International Visitors Reception • President’s Breakfast: Special Visit by Samuel D. Champlain NRCs on Canada & NCSS Presentation: Who in the World is Coming to NCSS?