Becoming a Member

Join or Renew today to receive the benefits of membership.
Annual Conference - CCSS members receive reduced registration rates for the annual conference. 
Publications – CCSS members receive a copy of the Social Studies Review, a professional journal with articles and teaching ideas related to history-social science; and quarterly publications of the Sunburst, an electronic newsletter connecting you to social studies professional development, training opportunities, and teaching and learning resources.
Leadership Opportunities – CCSS members are invited to participate on committees to provide leadership in the areas of Curriculum & Instruction, Diversity and Social Justice, Governmental Relations, Membership, Professional Standards and Awards, and Publications.
Legislative Representation – CCSS members are encouraged to engage in advocacy efforts and have access to current and critical statewide legislative news related to history-social studies education. 
Professional Recognition – CCSS members join in the recognition and celebration of excellence in social studies leadership, programs and teaching at the elementary, middle, secondary, and higher education levels. 

Already a Member? Log in to your account to renew. Click on the "view profile" link to access membership renewal. If you need help accessing your account, move through the following steps. Step 1: Click on the “Forgot password” link. Step 2: Type your email address when prompted and you will be emailed information on how to create your password. Step 3: Once logged in, click on the "View Profile" link to access the membership renewal information.

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California Council for the Social Studies
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