Registration for the 2021 Spring Conference is now open! Be sure to follow us on Twitter for conference updates. We can't wait to see you on February 18! Registrants wishing to pay using a credit card must use PayPal.
The Ann Rogers Scholarship is funded by the Texas Social Studies Supervisors Association, a non-profit, tax-exempt entity chartered under the laws of the State of Texas. The scholarship was created to provide scholarship funds for student teachers doing his/her student teaching in social studies in the state of Texas. This $1000 scholarship will be paid directly to the student teacher after official proof of registration is shown.
Ann Rogers was the Director of Social Studies for the Texas Education Agency for ten years. She spent her years in that position championing the needs of social studies teachers across the state of Texas. She has encouraged and enabled the excellence of social studies instruction in the state of Texas and has guided the writing and implementation of the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills. This scholarship was created to honor Ann Rogers and her vision of the teaching of social studies in Texas.
Does your Social Studies Supervisor exemplify leadership and deserve to be recognized for their role and work in your district? Nominations for the Dr. Rosemary Morrow Social Studies Supervisor of the Year are being accepted until January 31, 2021.
Dr. Rosemary Morrow has been a member of TCSS for over thirty years and has been a member of TSSSA almost from its beginning. Her classroom experience included social studies, Grades 7 - 12, at Porter Junior High and Austin High School in Austin ISD and also she served as the Instructional Coordinator and Administrative Supervisor for Social Studies, K-12, in Austin ISD. She served as Assistant Director of Social Studies Curriculum and then Director of Social Studies Curriculum at the Texas Education Agency. She was TCSS President during the 2001-2002 year. In 2012, The Supervisor of the Year Award given out by TSSSA was renamed in her honor for her years of service to social studies.
The goal of the DIGrant is to help facilitate quality social studies education through the development and implementation of research-based best practices. The purpose of the grant is to allow supervisors the opportunity to identify and address needs, challenges, and concerns unique to the district or area. Grants should benefit a community of learners such as an entire district, campus, department, or discipline within a department. Applications are due by January 29, 2021
Thank You for Joining Your Social Studies Colleagues Online this fall!
All TSSSA sessions that were recorded have been loaded into the vconference site and are available until Dec. 30th for viewing by any who registered for TSSSA. Conference participants can access the on demand videos by logging into the virtual conference environment at #TXCSS2020 conference environment, with username and password. Only those registered to attend the conferences will be able to access session recordings.
Users will click on the on demand tab to access all posted sessions.