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., Consultant III,
at (562) 922-6908 or at
Upcoming Events
California Civic Learning Summer Institute!California Civic Learning Summer Institute!
August 6-9, 2018 This four-day Institute will equip K-12 educators with the ability to incorporate high quality civic learning across the curriculum. ...Read more
PBL 101: An Introduction to Project-Based Learning for the 21st CenturyPBL 101: An Introduction to Project-Based Learning for the 21st Century
April 30, May 1-2, 2018 Learn how to utilize Project Based Learning as an instructional approach to implement Common Core State Standards and prepare students for college, career and citizenship in the 21st century....Read more
2018 California Civic Learning Student Showcase!2018 California Civic Learning Student Showcase!
May 12, 2018 at the Richard Nixon Presidential Library You are invited to this very special showcase event, to see what schools across Southern California are doing to implement civic learning to prepare ALL students for civic life in the 21st century. ...Read more
The DBQ Project: Content, Inquiry, Literacy, and CitizenshipThe DBQ Project: Content, Inquiry, Literacy, and Citizenship
May 15-16, 2018 DBQ Project Co-Founder Chip Brady will provide practical, hands-on experience with materials and introduce participants to the DBQ materials specifically designed for history, civics, geography, and the newly released economics DBQ binder.  ...Read more
Colonial Williamsburg Teacher Institute for 5th Grade TeachersColonial Williamsburg Teacher Institute for 5th Grade Teachers
Grade 5 public school teachers in Los Angeles County are invited to apply for the 2018 Colonial Williamsburg Teacher Institute in Williamsburg, Virginia. Learn more in the application packet....Read more