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Arkansas Council for the Social Studies


This site is dedicated to Arkansas social studies educators. Members of Arkansas Council for the Social Studies include elementary, middle and secondary, private and public, university professors and instructors, school administrators, and non-educational professionals who recognize the importance of a strong social studies background for our young citizens.

ACSS 2017 Luncheon Keynote Speaker

Arkansas Speaker of the House Jeremy Gillam

Political Divisiveness: Can Back to Basics Civics Lead to More Understanding?

Thursday, November 2, 2017 starting at 11:30am-1:40pm in the Arkansas Ballroom Marriott Hotel, Little Rock, AR

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Updates and Announcements 

Deadline for ACSS Award Nominations is 

Sept. 30, 2017! 

Congratulations to our ACSS 2016 Award Winners:

      • Marsha Coleman Award for Novice Teachers: Hannah McNickol-Bryant Public School District
      • K-8 Teacher of the Year: Terri Chapman-Riverview School District
      • 9-12 T Teacher of the Year: Corey Thomas-Bentonville West High School
      • University Educator of the Year: Dr. Jami Forrester- NWACC
      • Friend of SS: Marsha Masters, Economics Arkansas
      • Member: Leigh Sullivan-Greene County Tech High School
      • Landreth-Blair Grants
        • DC in 2017, Trish Turnbough, Cave City Middle School, a grant to help cover field trip costs for CCMS History Club while in Washington, DC
        • Economics and the Civil Rights MovementJon Newman/Allyson Goodin, Jonesboro High School, a grant to help cover field trip expenses to visit the Memphis Civil Rights Museum
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