The Mission of the Nebraska State Council for the Social Studies
Our organization will assume a leadership role in education in Nebraska, create a collaborative space for all Social Studies organizations in the state to operate, and to serve the interest of members of the National Council for the Social Studies and this state's affiliation
2017-2018 Esri School Teacher Video Challenge
Eligibility: Any current K12 school teacher in the United States (including districts and territories) using ArcGIS Online technologies or Esri instructional materials. No purchase required to enter or win. To participate, visit:
Attention Fourth and Fifth Grade Teachers:
If you have not received your classroom sets of the Student Atlas of Nebraska (4th) or Standing Bear of the Ponca (5th), please contact:
Deb Hericks (Executive Assistant, ESU Coordinating Council) at:
Want to take the Nebraska Civics Challenge?
Please take a look at the video challenging teachers of NE to showcase how they encourage civic engagement with their students.
First Challenger is Barry Jurgensen, M. A.
Social Studies Dept
Arlington Public Schools
Arlington, NE 68002
2017 and Past Award Winners
Interested in Getting Published?
Starting in January of 2017 NSCSS will be posting a lesson plan of the month, Social Studies significant book reviews, and editorials from our members. If you interested in seeing your work reflected on our website please send your contributions to firstname.lastname@example.org
Three times each week the National Council for the Social Studies sends out a brief update about what is happening in Social Studies classrooms around the country. Click the link below for the most recent NCSS SmartBrief. To search the archives go to:
Nebraska is celebrating our sesquicentennial in 2017!! If you are looking for some noteworthy projects happening around you or are planning to have your students do some fantastic work that should be shared across the state, click the link below.