National Council for Social Studies Annual Conference
Where: Washington, D.C.
When: December 2-4, 2016
VCSS engages and supports Virginia educators in advocating and strengthing social studies. This site fosters professional growth, develops communication among stakeholders in the social studies community, and promotes the teaching of social studies in Virginia, the US, and the international sphere.
This site is a great resource for history and social studies teachers! It contains curriculum information that engages students in historical inquiry, assessment resources to reinforce authentic and project based assessments, as well as lesson plan ideas, rubrics, project ideas, and publications.
VSUP (Visit the Virginia School University Partnership website) is an educational consortium composed of the University of Virginia's Curry School of Education and more than fifty Virginia public school divisions. Their goal is to provide opportunities for effective professional collaboration and high quality professional development in order to improved instuction and increase student achievement.