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CCSS is on the March for Civil Rights and to End the H-SS/ELA Divide in Our Schools

20 Jan 2013 7:32 PM | Daniel Renteria (Administrator)
Teams of H-SS and ELA, or individuals or teams of H-SS teachers, it is now time to register for the CCSS Annual Conference. "Social Studies on the March" takes place this March from 8 to 10, 2013 in Burlingame, just a stone's throw from the San Francisco airport. The Civil Rights theme honors the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington, the Children's March in Birmingham, Alabama. and many more world changing events in the Civil Rights Movement. A number of history-making celebrities from the 60s and 70's have been invited to speak and share their stories  To top it off, there is also a Conference in a Conference "Implementing the Common Core Across the Social Studies - ELA Divide." This second 8-hour program within the conference is for school teams of ELA and Social Studies teachers form elementary, middle, and high school levels. The sessions for this part of the conference presented by top professional development leaders from across the California share the latest information and best practices for integrating social studies content and thinking skills with implementation of Common Core State ELA Standards. This collaboration is critical to school and student success in this high stakes educational reform.  For more information see http://www.ccss.org/2013_Conference