Gateway to Social Studies

We Look Forward to Seeing You in Sacramento!

Begin your conference planning below with a glimpse at conference highlights and links to access our program.

We are excited that you will be joining us! Here are a few items to help guide you in making the most of your conference experience. 

BADGE PICK-UP: Obtain your name badge and registration materials from the CCSS Registration Booth, located in close proximity to our exhibit hall. Look for signage when you enter the hotel to direct you further. You must wear your name badge for entry to conference activities. Registration hours are as follows:

Thursday, March 2, 2017   6pm - 8pm
Friday, March 3,  2017   7am - 5pm
Saturday, March 4, 2017   7am - 3 pm
There is no badge pick-up on Sunday

EXHIBIT BOOTH: Connect with our educational partners and sponsors. All of our exhibitors are excited to meet you and share their excellent resources designed to support your educational goals and the teaching and learning of history/social studies.

Friday, March 3,  2017   10am - 5pm
Saturday, March 4, 2017   9am - 4pm

CONTINUING EDUCATION UNITS: CEU's will be available. Information will be provided at the CCSS Registration Booth.

Newcomers are invited to the First Timers' Session for an introduction to the conference, "insider tips" on heightening your conference experience, and plenty of giveaways! The session runs Friday, March 3rd, 7:45 a.m. to 8:45 a.m. in California 3 and 4.

CCSS SOCIALS:  Everyone is welcome to join us Thursday, March 2nd from 4:30-5:30 p.m. and Friday, March 3rd from 5:45 - 6:45 p.m. Both events will be held in Maxi's. Light refreshments will be provided along with a no-host bar.

LEGISLATIVE BREAKFAST:  Learn more about the political issues facing History-Social Science on Saturday, March 4th at 7:00 a.m. to 8:45 a.m. in RJ's Restaurant. Tickets are $25 and may be purchased via our registration link. Please note this is a pre-paid event. Tickets will not be available for purchase onsite. All attendees are welcome to attend the Government and Relations Confab from 9:00 -11:00 a.m. in RJ's Restaurant.

AWARDS LUNCHEON:  Join us as we honor colleagues at the Awards Luncheon Saturday, March 4th from 11:30 - 12:45 p.m. Our award recipients will truly inspire all in attendance. Tickets are $15 per person and may be purchased via our registration link. Please note this is a pre-paid event. Tickets will not be available for purchase onsite. 

OTHER INFORMATION: Follow us on Twitter @CAsocialstudies and join us on Facebook Get your schedule online at We've also provided a link to our program so you can begin your planning. You will also receive a print copy with your registration materials.

We look forward to seeing you in Sacramento!

The 2017 Conference Committee

California Council for the Social Studies
Serving K-16 Educators Statewide
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