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Conferences & Professional Learning


2020 Summer Leadership Institute

July 20, 2020 – July 21, 2020
C-Span,  Washington,  DC

Learn. Connect. Advocate. Engage with social studies leaders and feel empowered to advocate for social studies to create transformational change for the profession and within your own district, affiliated council, organization or community.

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2020 IDM Summer Institute

July 27, 2020 – July 30, 2020
Online,  ,  DC

Every child should be empowered to inquire, to ask questions, and to wrestle their way to an argument. Join colleagues from around the country and the world to learn more about the importance of using inquiry in social studies, receive hands-on training of the Inquiry Design Model, and creating your own inquiry materials to use upon your return to the classroom.

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2020 NCSS Inquiry and Teaching with Primary Sources Summer Institute

August 4, 2020 – August 6, 2020
University of Central Florida,  Orlando,  FL

A special invitation for methods professors and NCSS/CUFA members. Join NCSS for a free professional learning institute this summer on inquiry and teaching with primary sources to prepare students for college, career, and civic life!

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Elementary Inquiry Summer Institute 2020

Dates to Be Announced
Baker Demonstration School,  Evanston,  IL

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