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Teaching the Truth at the WSCSS 2017 Fall Conference
October 7, 2017
Edmonds-Woodway High School
The 2017 Fall Conference is coming up October 7th at Edmonds/Woodway High School north of Seattle! The conference theme is TEACHING THE TRUTH.
Spend the day learning or teaching how to help your students have an open mind, find the cold hard facts, develop conclusions, and put them into action!
2017 Keynote Speakers: UW Professors Carl Bergstrom and Jevin West!
This fall, meet with other Social Studies educators, future educators, university faculty, and staff at the Fall WSCSS Conference. Attend great sessions focused on current methods and the latest content by some of the best teachers from around the state.
Start the day with a bang with old colleagues and new friends, learning about ways of teaching students to ferret out the truth with our 2017 keynote speakers, UW Professors Carl Bergstrom and Jevin West as they share their thoughts on Calling BS in the age of Big Data!
Location and Date
October 7th, 2017 8AM-2PM
Edmonds Woodway High School
7600 212th St. SW
Edmonds, WA 98026
The annual Washington State Council for the Social Studies Fall Conference is a one day professional development opportunity for all teachers of any of the social studies subjects.
Attend the Fall Conference in Edmonds, WA! A box lunch, one year of membership in WSCSS, and 6 clock hours (now STEM approved!) are provided with this registration.
Registration for the fall conference is now open. There will be registration the day of the conference, but we can't order you a lunch if you register the day of the conference, so register now!
- Registration for educators is $70 until the registration deadline.
- This year we are offering a group rate for groups of 4+ teachers from the same district. Save $10 per person on your registration while brainstorming great ideas with your colleagues!
- If the conference is not sold out, you can register on the day of the conference for $80, but lunch will not be included.
- Presenters and first year/preservice teachers pay just $30!
Meet and interact with some of the most involved and dedicated Social Studies teachers in the state! Your registration will provide you with a table and green tablecloth for your use during the day, WiFi access, and a Social Media post to our membership about your organization.
Exhibitor Registration is now open.
Meet with the most connected and involved Social Studies teachers from across Washington State. We'll provide you a table to set up, time in the schedule for attendees to visit you, a shout out and link to your group from our social media platform, and a lunch for your exhibitor. Reserve a four foot table for just $125, or a full eight foot table for $200.
If you can't make it to the conference, consider having your flyer stuffed in the program folders or build name recognition by sponsoring the morning coffee and bagels!
If you are exhibiting at the conference, feel free to begin setting up your table at 7AM (One hour before the conference starts). Please be sure to pack your own extension cords if you require power.
Please direct all questions about exhibitor registration to Jennifer Ligot at firstname.lastname@example.org
The 2016 Program and Session Documents (2017 Program will be available in Mid September when the Call for Proposals submission window has closed)
From the 2016 Elections to the 2020 Census, Problem Based Learning to History Day, Syria to India, Common Core Standards to C3 Framework, there is something great for every classroom. Also, check back soon to download documents from the sessions you attended at the conference.