Minnesota Council 
for the Social Studies

Events



Upcoming events

    • 31 Oct 2022
    • 12:00 PM
    • 10 Feb 2023
    • 12:00 AM
    • Cragun's Resort on Gull Lake, 11000 Craguns Dr, Brainerd, MN 56401
    • 12
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    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.
    • 26 Feb 2023
    • 27 Feb 2023
    • Cragun's Resort on Gull Lake, 11000 Craguns Dr, Brainerd, MN 56401
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    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.

Past events

19 Nov 2021 Grand Evening at the History Center
27 Feb 2021 2021 MCSS Annual Conference: "Not Business as Usual"
01 Mar 2020 MCSS Conference 2020 -- Keeping Civil Discourse in Focus
03 Mar 2019 MCSS Conference 2019 -- With Liberty and Justice for All
03 Mar 2019 Exhibitor Registration for MCSS Annual Conference, March 3-4, 2019
04 Mar 2018 MCSS Conference 2018 - Social Studies Education: Engaging, Empowering, Uniting
04 Mar 2018 Exhibitor Registration for MCSS Annual Conference, March 4-5, 2018
26 Feb 2017 Exhibitor Registration for MCSS Annual Conference, February 26-27, 2017
26 Feb 2017 MCSS Conference 2017-Inspiring Local Learners in a Global Community
06 Mar 2016 MCSS Conference 2016 - Educating Future Decision-Makers
06 Mar 2016 Exhibitor Registration for MCSS Annual Conference, March 6-7, 2016
28 Oct 2015 Social Studies Social: Forest History Center
22 Feb 2015 MCSS Conference 2015 - Inquiry and Connections in the Social Studies: Engaging 21st-Century Learners in a Diverse and Changing World
22 Feb 2015 Exhibitor Registration for MCSS Annual Conference, Feb. 22-23, 2015
02 Mar 2014 Vendor Registration for MCSS Annual Conference, March 2-3, 2014
02 Mar 2014 MCSS Presents the Great Lakes Regional Social Studies Conference 2014: Building Bridges Between Disciplines
06 Nov 2013 "Echoes and Reflections" workshop
11 Mar 2013 Vendor Registration for MCSS Annual Conference, March 11, 2013
10 Mar 2013 MCSS Annual Conference & Teacher of Year Gala, March 10-11, 2013
08 Feb 2013 Social Studies Social: Steele County Historical Society
15 Nov 2012 Social Studies Social: NCSS Conference
29 Oct 2012 Social Studies Social: Why Treaties Matter
12 May 2012 Exploring the New Social Studies Standards-Roundtable
04 Mar 2012 MCSS Gala and Awards Banquet
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