Upcoming events

    • 23 Mar 2018
    • 8:00 AM
    • 24 Mar 2018
    • 5:00 PM
    • 44001 Garfield Road, Clinton Township, MI 48038

    The 2018 Annual MCSS conference will be held in Southeast Michigan this year at the Macomb County ISD.

    What we can promise is the conference will be filled with information, ideas, collaborations with peers, and the opportunity to share with fellow social studies colleagues. 

    Each Social Studies content organization will be represented and providing sessions at the conference:

    Michigan Geographic Alliance

    Michigan Council for History Education

    Michigan Council on Economic Education

    Center for Civic Education

    Michigan Council for the Social Studies

    Topics such as an update on new Social Studies content expectations, the C3, and current happenings in the world of social studies will be presented.

    There will be sessions for every level from elementary, middle level, secondary, post-secondary and Social Studies supervisors.

    The draft version of the Conference Session Guide is now available. Some items are subject to change, but please click here to begin learning about all the wonderful sessions available to conference attendees.

    • 19 May 2018
    • 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • Clarkston High School Center, Clarkston, MI 48346

    2018 Social Studies Olympiad

    Date: Saturday May 19, 2018

    Location: Clarkston High School Center, Clarkston, MI 48346 

    Theme: The Earth, Our Home

    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.  There are both Off-site events that do not require travel to the actual Olympiad site (mail-in submissions), as well as a variety of On-site events for those seeking the excitement of live competition!  Please download the Handbook with descriptions and guidelines to see which events will work for you.

    Olympiad Timeline 

    February 24, 2018-Registration Deadline 
    March 3, 2018-Event Selection Deadline 
    March 10, 2018-Deadline for mailing offsite event materials. 
    April 23, 2018-Notification of winners to coaches AFTER 4/23. 
    May 19, 2018-Olympiad Event date!

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