Please join Encyclopedia Virginia in welcoming Dr. Hasan Kwame Jeffries to Williamsburg and VCSSE. Dr. Jeffries will be in conversation with Norfolk 4th grade teacher Chris Mathews. They will discuss the work Dr. Jeffries has done with the Southern Poverty Law Center's Teaching Hard History initiative which has designed a framework for teaching slavery in K-12 classrooms. Time for audience questions is included. A reception will follow the discussion.

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Vendors for #VCSSE19: ​We are thrilled to announce the 53rd annual Virginia Conference for Social Studies Educators at the Colonial Williamsburg Lodge and Conference Center.  The theme for this dynamic conference is “Voices of Democracy."information for tables is here.



Virginia Council for the Social Studies 

Are you a college student who wants to volunteer for #VCSSE19? You can do so by clicking this link. Thank you!

A big thank you for to the DBQ Project for being the VCSSE Conference Partner for 2019. A great resource for historical thinking in your classroom.

#VCSSE19 will be in Williamsburg, October 25 - 26!​  ​More information will be given as we get closer to the date.

You can register here. Registration fee is $180, register now!