Upcoming events

    • 02 Nov 2019
    • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    • Macomb ISD, 44001 Garfield Rd, Clinton Twp, MI 48038

    Come learn with us about designing engaging learning spaces with and for students, creating a culture that stimulates creativity, and inspiring students to take action in meaningful ways in their schools and communities.

    The day will feature presentations by education experts and sessions dedicated to strategies and resources around student voice, choice, and taking action. All educators with passion for teaching and learning in social studies are encouraged to join us.

    A detailed schedule of times and speakers will be released in the late summer. Lunch will be provided and SCECHs will be available.

    Registration will open this summer. Look for information at or email Annie Whitlock ( or Sean McBrady ( with questions.

    • 14 Dec 2019
    • Soaring Eagle Conference Center and Water Park

    Now that your school year is underway..... 

    We’ve got your back as you embrace DBQ implementation in your classroom. 

    Be sure to reconnect with us via Zoom on Thurs. Oct. 24th and Tues. Nov. 12th beginning at 4:30 p.m. for new learning, reflection, and trouble-shooting regarding DBQ implementation. 

    But perhaps the most fun will be had on Saturday, Dec. 14th when we reconnect at the Soaring Eagle Confer- ence Center and Water Park. The cost is only $25 for a full day of new learning, reflection, and networking. Breakfast and lunch will be provided and SCECHs will be available at no charge. 

    • 09 May 2020
    • 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • Macomb Intermediate School District, 44001 Garfield Rd, Clinton TWP., MI 48038

    2020 Social Studies Olympiad

    Date: May 9, 2020

    Location: Quiz Bowl Only:  Macomb intermediate School District

    Theme: Census 2020

    The Michigan Social Studies Olympiad is a fun and educational state-wide competition for students in grades 3 through 12. MCSS sponsors this great competition in order to increase student and teacher interest in social studies education and to provide opportunities for students and teachers to gain individual and team recognition for academic accomplishments. Social Studies Olympiad encourages the development of a strong social studies skill set, participatory experience, social and intellectual interactions, and strengthens personal confidence by through collaboration and competition.  All events with the exception of Quiz Bowl will be completed off-site this year.  Please download the Handbook with descriptions and guidelines to see which events will work for you, and how to submit your entries!

    Olympiad Timeline 

    February 22, 2020 - Registration deadline

    March 21, 2020 - Event selection deadline

    March 28, 2020 - Deadline for mailing off-site event materials

    April 18, 2020 - Notification of winners to coaches

    May 9, 2020 - Quiz Bowl (only onsite event)

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