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NYSCSS 2022 Award Nominations Are Now Open

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This article originally appeared on the New York Council for the Social Studies website.

The Outstanding Social Studies Classroom Teacher Award (Elementary, Middle School, and High School) will be presented to an individual who has demonstrated exceptional teaching ability at the elementary or middle or high school level and is currently teaching. There will be separate awards for each level. The person nominated must be knowledgeable in social studies content as well as pedagogy and must be able to relate successfully to students at the level for which the nomination is made. The nominee must have taught at least five years in the award category for which he/she/they is/are nominated.  Evidence of community engagement and to the field of social studies should be evident in materials submitted. To receive this award the nominee must be a current member of NYSCSS in good standing. Read more...