• 13 Aug 2018 1:35 PM | Anonymous

    Save the Dates! MCSS Annual Conference is being held March 22 and 23 on the Hope College Campus in Holland, MI. 

  • 20 May 2018 8:07 PM | Anonymous

    Experience an in-depth look at the life of one of America’s greatest presidents with our “Life of Lincoln” motor coach tour. The 4-day, 3-night tour includes a special visit to the new Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in Springfield, Illinois. We’ll also tour Lincoln’s New Salem State Historic Site, the Lincoln Home in Springfield, the Lincoln Tomb in Oak Ridge Cemetery, and much more! 

    For more information Click here

  • 20 Mar 2018 9:02 PM | Anonymous

    Unfortunately, we have had to close both 2 day registrations and registration for Friday, but that doesn't mean you have to miss out!  Conference space is still available for Saturday. Please register soon as space is limited and you won't want to miss out on our great speaker line-up.

  • 14 Mar 2018 9:29 PM | Anonymous

    The 2018 MCSS Conference Guide is now available. Please click here to download the guide.

  • 17 Dec 2017 7:53 PM | Anonymous

    If you are working with someone whom you consider an excellent social studies educator or student we ask that you please nominate them for one of the nine MCSS awards to be given at the State Conference.  

    If you know someone who personifies all that is good in social studies then please NOMINATE HIM/HER for one of the following categories: 

    • Elementary Educator of the Year
    • Middle School Educator of the Year
    • High School Educator of the Year
    • College-level Educator of the Year
    • Student Teacher of the Year
    • Middle School Student of the Year
    • High School Student of the Year
    • Mel Miller Award for Stewardship
    • Terry Kuseske Award for Promotion of Tolerance
    Click here for the Awards form
  • 02 Oct 2017 12:56 PM | Anonymous

    Online registration is now available for the Annual Conference at Macomb ISD in Southwest, Michigan. Click here for more information and to register!

  • 21 Aug 2017 9:35 PM | Anonymous

    Are you interested in presenting?

    The call for proposals for the MCSS 2018 Annual Conference is now open. The conference will be March 23-24 at the Macomb ISD in Clinton Township, MI.  Please complete the form online here: Click Here,  and email with any questions.  We are looking for all educational levels and all social studies disciplines. 

    Proposals are due by January 3, 2018 and notifications will go out to all primary presenters in early February 2018.

  • 11 Apr 2017 11:25 AM | Anonymous

    Want lesson ideas or want to communicate with fellow social studies teachers?


  • 18 Jan 2017 7:56 PM | Anonymous

    I’s for the Prize - Inquiry, Integration and Ingenuity"

    The 2017 Annual MCSS conference will be held in west Michigan this year at the Kent County ISD near Grand Rapids, Michigan. We are excited to bring the conference back to the spring and also to return to the western side of the state since it has been nearly a decade since the event was help there.

    What we can promise is the conference will be filled with information, ideas, collaborations with peers, and the opportunity to share with fellow social studies colleagues. 

    Click Conference 2017 for more information.

  • 04 Nov 2016 11:09 PM | Anonymous

    The Michigan Social Studies Olympiad is hosting an informational meeting for coaches of the MICHIGAN SOCIAL STUDIES OLYMPIAD on Thursday, December 1st at 4:30pm at the Macomb ISD (44001 Garfield Rd., Clinton Twp.) in room 202. New coaches are encouraged to attend to find out more about Olympiad events, logistics, organizing your team or starting an Olympiad Club.

    Veteran coaches are encouraged to come too, to discuss recent changes, provide important feedback to the planning committee, and network with other coaches for tips and advice on running a successful Olympiad program in schools. Judges and event coordinators will be on hand to answer questions an get you ready for the event.

    For more information, email

    Hope to see you there!

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