Center for History-Social Studies Education

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Students need to have access to high-quality education in all subject areas if they are to be well-rounded, productive citizens in a global society. If you're interested in creating an educated, responsible citizenry, this website offers a variety of professional development opportunities, information and resources to support the goals of our California History-Social Science Framework.

Learn about History Day L.A., the College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework for Social Studies State Standards, the Campaign for the Civic Mission of Schools and much, much more.

For more information, please contact Michelle M. Herczog, Ed.D., Coordinator III,
at (562) 922-6908 or at Herczog_Michelle@lacoe.edu
Upcoming Events
Geography Instruction in the K-12 Classroom!Geography Instruction in the K-12 Classroom!
May 2, 2019 Learn why geography is both engaging and enlightening, practice thinking like a geographer, and gain resources to effectively support students in geographic thinking at all grade levels and in any course. ...Read more
Economics - It's not just for high school anymore!Economics - It's not just for high school anymore!
April 30, 2019 Participants will learn to help students recognize that they are the most important resource we have and that their future depends on developing their skills, knowledge, and personal qualities in order to participate successfully in the global economy. ...Read more
California Civic Learning Student Showcase!California Civic Learning Student Showcase!
May 11, 2019 at the Richard Nixon Presidential Library Come see what schools across Southern California are doing to implement civic learning to prepare ALL students for civic life in the 21st century. Featured Speaker - Jose Antonio Vargas!...Read more
Colonial Williamsburg Teacher InstituteColonial Williamsburg Teacher Institute
July 20-26, 2019 Grade 5 teachers in Los Angeles County are invited to apply for the 2019 Colonial Williamsburg Teacher Institute in Early American History. More information can be found in the application packet....Read more
CLIC Specialized Topic TrainingsCLIC Specialized Topic Trainings
Professional Development and Resources You Can Use to Meet NEW Legislative Mandates at NO COST for Regions 8 - 11. Learn more in the attached flyer. ...Read more
Supporting English Learners in the HSS Classroom!Supporting English Learners in the HSS Classroom!
February 25, 2019 This one-day workshop will provide strategies and tools to help English Learners of various proficiency levels meet the goals of the History-Social Science Framework as they develop English Language proficiency in the social studies classroom. ...Read more
California Democracy School Spring Institute!California Democracy School Spring Institute!
March 25-27, 2019 This three-day professional development will equip K-12 educators with tools and strategies to build civic knowledge, skills, and dispositions for all students to become informed, engaged citizens....Read more
DBQ for Elementary Schools!DBQ for Elementary Schools!
May 22-23, 2019 This two-day training will provide teachers, grades 3-5 with instructional strategies, sample lessons, and practices to utilize the document based question approach to inspire great teaching and learning while meeting the goals of the new Framework.  ...Read more
DBQ for Secondary Schools!DBQ for Secondary Schools!
May 22-23, 2019 This two-day training will provide teachers, grades 6-12 with instructional strategies, sample lessons, and practices to utilize the document based question approach to inspire great teaching and learning while meeting the goals of the new HSS Framework.  ...Read more
Financial Empowerment for K-12 TeachersFinancial Empowerment for K-12 Teachers
June 18-19, 2019 An informative and entertaining two-day course for teachers to gain confidence and expertise about their own personal finances preparing them to teach the same to their students. Stipends available!...Read more