Minnesota Council 
for the Social Studies

Registration for MCSS Annual Conference,
February 26-27, 2023.


MCSS Conference 2023 (scroll for exhibitor details)

Monday, February 27, 2023 

7:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m.

Cragun's Resort on Gull Lake, Brainerd, Minnesota

The annual MCSS conference is a professional development opportunity for Minnesota social studies teachers of all grade levels. The conference includes keynote speakers, engaging sessions on disciplines and strategies, exhibitors, and catered continental breakfast and lunch. This year's conference will be held at Cragun's Resort on Gull Lake in Brainerd, MinnesotaRegistration prices are per person.   

Mille Lacs Indian Museum and Trading Post Field Trip

Sunday, February 26, 2023 

2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Mille Lacs Museum, Onamia

Teachers need field trips, too! Join us for a trip to the Mille Lacs Indian Museum and Trading Post in Onamia to learn about Ojibwe people, nations, and culture, past and present. Bus transportation and museum admission are included. The bus will leave Cragun's at 12:45 p.m. and return by 5:15 p.m. on Sunday, February 26. Registration prices are per person. 

Social Studies Social

Sunday, February 26, 2023 

5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Cragun's Resort on Gull Lake

The Social Studies Social is a social evening event.  At the Social, MCSS honors three outstanding social studies teachers, one at each of the elementary, middle and high school level in addition to a Lifetime Achievement Award. Attendees will enjoy a catered dinner, a keynote speaker, and a wonderful opportunity to network with other social studies educators. Anyone is welcome to attend the event. Registration prices are per person. 


Payment: You may pay online with a major credit card or send a check payable to MCSS to: Crystal Johnson, MCSS Treasurer, 10877 Jersey Circle N, Brooklyn Park, MN 55445 before February 11, 2023.  After that time, please bring check or cash to the conference.

Cancellations: Full refunds will be issued for notifications of cancellation received on or before February 21, 2023.  No refund will be issued in the event of cancellation on or after February 22, 2023.


Exhibitor Registration

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 Cragun's Resort on Gull Lake on Monday, February 27, 2023.

Cragun's Resort on Gull Lake will be open to exhibitors to set up starting at 8:30 a.m. on Monday, February 27, 2023.

Dedicated exhibitor time for the conference attendees will be from 10:50 a.m. through 12:50 p.m. 

We also welcome exhibitors to network with leading educators from around that region at our Social Studies Social on Sunday evening, February 26, from 5:30-8:30 p.m. at Cragun's Resort on Gull Lake. 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 27, 2023.**

Exhibitor registration closes Friday, February 10, 2023.

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 17, 2023.

Cancellations: Full refunds will be issued for notifications of cancellation received on or before February 7, 2023. No refund will be issued in the event of cancellation on or after February 7, 2023.


MCSS 2023 Annual Conference "Getting the Band Back Together"

  • 26 Feb 2023
  • 27 Feb 2023
  • Cragun's Resort on Gull Lake, 11000 Craguns Dr, Brainerd, MN 56401

Registration

(depends on selected options)

Base fee:
  • One regular registration for the Monday, February 27, 2023 conference. Cancellations after February 22 will not be refunded.
  • One registration for the Monday conference, February 27, 2023, for a first-time MCSS attendee. Cancellations after February 22, 2023 will not be refunded.
  • One registration for the Monday conference, February 27, 2023, for a confirmed presenter.
  • Registration for four or more attendees from the same school or district. Cancellations after February 22, 2023 will not be refunded.
  • The Social Studies Social will take place on Sunday, February 27 from 5:30-8:30. Please only register for this option if you are not coming to the Monday conference.

Register

MCSS Conference 2023

Monday, February 27, 2023 

7:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m.

Cragun's Resort on Gull Lake, Brainerd, Minnesota

The annual MCSS conference is a professional development opportunity for Minnesota social studies teachers of all grade levels. The conference includes keynote speakers, engaging sessions on disciplines and strategies, exhibitors, and catered continental breakfast and lunch. This year's conference will be held at Cragun's Resort on Gull Lake in Brainerd, MinnesotaRegistration prices are per person.   


Mille Lacs Indian Museum and Trading Post Field Trip

Sunday, February 26, 2023 

2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Mille Lacs Museum, Onamia

Teachers need field trips, too! Join us for a trip to the Mille Lacs Indian Museum and Trading Post in Onamia to learn about Ojibwe people, nations, and culture, past and present. Bus transportation and museum admission are included. The bus will leave Cragun's at 12:45 p.m. and return by 5:15 p.m. on Sunday, February 26. Registration prices are per person. 


Social Studies Social

Sunday, February 26, 2023 

5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Cragun's Resort on Gull Lake

The Social Studies Social is a social evening event.  At the Social, MCSS honors three outstanding social studies teachers, one at each of the elementary, middle and high school level in addition to a Lifetime Achievement Award. Attendees will enjoy a catered dinner, a keynote speaker, and a wonderful opportunity to network with other social studies educators. Anyone is welcome to attend the event. Registration prices are per person. 


Payment: You may pay online with a major credit card or send a check payable to MCSS to: Crystal Johnson, MCSS Treasurer, 10877 Jersey Circle N, Brooklyn Park, MN 55445 before February 11, 2023.  After that time, please bring check or cash to the conference.

Cancellations: Full refunds will be issued for notifications of cancellation received on or before February 21, 2023.  No refund will be issued in the event of cancellation on or after February 22, 2023.

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