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ca council for the social studies -- 3/7-9/2014

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clay dube
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ca council for the social studies -- 3/7-9/2014

Hi Folks - If enough National Consortium for Teaching about Asia seminar alumni are interested, perhaps we could have a small gathering in tandem with this conference?

California Council for the Social Studies Annual Conference
March 7 - 9, 2014

Sheraton Gateway Hotel
6101 W. Century Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90045

The 53rd Annual California Council for the Social Studies Conference, CCSS Wants You: Dig in for The Challenge will be held in Los Angeles in 2014. Below are a few details to help guide you in making the most of your conference experience.

Early bird rates end January 17th, 2014.

Register Online or Dowload a Form Here:

Basic Conference Schedule:

Group Rate of $125.00 per Person for Groups of 10+:
(Email for verification & code)

Book a Room Online Now:
Sheraton $119/Night Rate

Self-Parking: $13-15/day
Valet for CCSS Overnight Guests: $15 valet/day

Are you a First Timer?
Newcomers are invited to the First Timers’ Session for an introduction to the conference and “insider tips” on heightening your conference experience. The session runs Friday from 7:45am – 8:15am in Grand A and includes complimentary coffee, muffins and lots of free giveaways!

Common Core 2.0:
The conference will also feature a “Boot Camp” or “conference-in-a-conference” for teachers and administrators providing workshops and presentations addressing issues of assessment, cross-curricular collaboration, and lesson-application. There will be Common Core presenters from LAUSD, Los Angeles County Office of Education, Alameda County Office of Education, Tulare County Office of Education, UC Davis, USC Dornsife CALIS Project, and many more. Space for Common Core 2.0 is limited, and early registration is encouraged. Early-bird registration rates for the entire conference are available through January 17, 2014. For more information on the schedule and presenters, visit Please make sure you check the box for Common Core 2.0 when completing your form. You will also need to select Strand A (Elementary), B (Secondary) or C (General)

Keynote Speakers:
Cartoonist - Lalo Alcaraz
Presidential Medal of Freedom - Sylvia Mendez
Imagination Foundation’s Executive Director - Mike McGalliard
California Task Force on K-12 Civic Learning Regional Meeting
Free Speech Activist - Mary Beth Tinker

Friday Night Social
Everyone is welcome to join a fun filled evening reception at the 53rd Annual Conference. The festivities begin at 6:30pm and include appetizers and a live band!

Legislative Breakfast
Learn more about the political issues facing History-Social Science at the Legislative Breakfast Saturday morning. (Tickets are $15 and may be purchased onsite.)
Dr. Joseph Kahne will receive the CCSS Civic Action Award!

Awards Dinner
Join us as we honor colleagues at the Awards Dinner Saturday evening. These award recipients will truly inspire all that attend. (Tickets are $30 and may be purchased onsite.)

Sponsorship Opportunities are Still Available:

Sign-up to Exhibit at the Conference:

*We accept payment via PayPal (debit, credit and direct bank account debit payment). Please include your email address on the form and an invoice will be sent.*

Thank you for joining us at the 53rd Annual CCSS Conference. We look forward to meeting you!
The 2014 Conference Committee