NCSS 2019: Welcome to Austin!

Austin Convention Center
Austin, TX
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The National Council for Social Studies Annual Conference will be held in Austin, TX, from November 22 through November 24, 2019. This conference provides social studies educators an opportunity to network, learn, and grow together. Join HMH® at NCSS this year!

Join us at Booth 301 to explore our latest solutions


Join us Friday for comprehensive explorations of Google Expeditions and Google Games. See the schedule below for details.

Friday, November 22

2:05 pm–3:00 pm

Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego? Using Google Games

Using Carmen Sandiego™ as a hook, try new Google games, including Google Earth and Google Expeditions to harness the power of curiosity and technology while bringing geography to life.

Exhibit Hall 5 Classroom D, Austin Convention Center

4:15 pm–5:10 pm

Virtual Reality: How Google Expeditions Brings Social Studies to Life

No time or money for field trips? No problem! Take your students across place and time using virtual reality. With Google Expeditions, test drive field trips in social studies.

Location: Exhibit Hall 5 Classroom A, Austin Convention Center

Author Activities

Friday, November 22

10:30 am

Facebook Live interview with Frank de la Teja, author of HMH's Texas History

11:00 am–12:00 pm

Meet and Greet with Frank de la Teja

Council of State Social Studies Specialists (CS4) Dinner Event

CS4 provides a vehicle for the exchange of ideas among the specialists, consultants, and supervisors who have responsibilities for social studies education in the various state departments of education/public instruction.

National Social Studies Supervisors Association (NSSSA) Luncheon

NSSSA promotes the common interest of social studies supervisors in instruction, curriculum materials, research, teacher training, and social action. Based on the belief that interaction between teachers and students is the most vital element of an education system, NSSSA encourages and assists in the development of social studies instruction.

NCSS President’s Breakfast

Celebrate excellence as outstanding classroom teachers are recognized with the presentation of the annual Teacher of the Year awards, and hear the NCSS President deliver the Presidential address.