Minnesota Council 
for the Social Studies

Upcoming events

Registration for MCSS Annual Conference,
February 25-26, 2024

Social Studies Social: Forest History Center

  • 28 Oct 2015
  • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Forest History Center, Grand Rapids


  • An evening of socializing and networking with social studies teachers and organizations.

Registration is closed

Join MCSS and the Center for Social Studies Education (CSSE) for an evening of socializing and networking!

Social studies teachers are invited to visit the Forest History Center in Grand Rapids, Minnesota (2609 Co Rd. 76, Grand Rapids MN 55744) for a social event with colleagues and social studies organizations. Have snacks, talk to your fellow teachers, check out the Forest History Center, and receive information about the various social studies groups in the state. 

Special guest: Robin Nelson, Academic/Cultural Adviser in American Indian Education at ISD 622 (North St. Paul/Maplewood/Oakdale). 

This event is FREE, but please RSVP so we can get a head count.

Contact Jessica Ellison with questions or to RSVP: jellison@mcss.org.

Exhibitor Registration

Become a Sponsor
The MCSS Annual Conference is a professional development opportunity for Minnesota social studies teachers of all grade levels. The conference includes speakers and engaging sessions on disciplines and strategies. This year's conference will be held at the Minnesota HIstory Center in Saint Paul on Monday, February 26, 2024.

The Minnesota History Center will be open to exhibitors to set up starting at 8:30 a.m. on Monday, February 26, 2024.

Dedicated exhibitor time for the conference attendees traditionally occurs after the first 3 sessions. More info to follow.

We also welcome exhibitors to network with leading educators from around that region at our Social Studies Social on Sunday evening, February 25, from 5:30-8:30 p.m. (Location - Minnesota Humanities Center). You can register for the Social along with your exhibitor registration.

**Exhibitors who would like to be included in the conference program must register by Friday, January 19, 2024.**

Exhibitor registration closes Friday, February 9, 2024.

Payment: You may pay online with a major credit card or send a check payable to MCSS to: Crystal Johnson, 10877 Jersey Circle North, Brooklyn Park, MN 55445. All exhibitor spaces must be paid by February 16, 2024.

Cancellations: Full refunds will be issued for notifications of cancellation received on or before February 9, 2024. No refund will be issued in the event of cancellation on or after February 9, 2024.

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