The Gilder Lerman Institute for American History
History Teacher of the Year Award
ELIGIBILITY: Any full-time educator of grades K-12 who teaches American history (including state and local history) is eligible for consideration. American history may be taught as an individual subject or through social studies, reading, language arts, and other subjects. The nominated teacher must have at least three years...
03-31-2017 | 12:00 AM
2016 Fall Conference
Join social studies educators from around New Mexico to explore civic learning and cultural inquiry in a changing world. This years Annual Conference theme will be “Patriotism in of Times of Change”.Read More
Teacher Excursions field trips organized for teachers to meet colleagues from across the state. NMCSS is organizing teacher excursions at cultural locations around the state.Read More
NMCSS mission is to help social study teachers improve their teaching by providing educational support and professional development opportunities focused on social studies.Read More
“The practical implementation of many techniques/approaches in the classroom. Also, the cultural relevance to our schools.”
“A wonderful opportunity to network and gain valuable insight on incorporating cultural awareness into curriculum.”
“I just found the whole day wonderful, just to be on the other side of things instead of the teacher role for a day. I enjoyed all presentations.”
Desert Ridge Middle School
Tony Hillerman Middle School
Jefferson Middle School
Sandia Preparatory School
Who Are Our Members?
NMCSS Fall Conference
New Mexico Council for the Social Studies annual conferences are designed with New Mexico educators in mind. The council uses the input of our members’ to help develop a theme for each years conference. As a council we strive to make the conferences relevant to social studies educators and our community, while utilizing as many of New Mexico’s human and natural resources.