Virginia Council for the Social Studies 

VCSS

Applications


NCSS Membership Application

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VCSS Membership Application

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Loraine Stewart Mini-Grant Application​

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Betsy Barton Teacher of the Year Application

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Betsy Barton was a passionate supporter of every child in Virginia's public schools and an incredible advocate for all things related to history. VCSS and Encyclopedia Virginia seek to honor her legacy and spirit by recognizing exceptional classroom teachers in our state. The recipient of this year's award will receive a $1000.00 stipend and Ricoh Theta V 360-degree camera from Encyclopedia Virginia, as well as recognition at the VCSSE luncheon and a featured presentation at our 2021 conference. 


​Civil Rights and Civil Liberties Excellence in Teaching Award

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This award honors a Virginia social studies educator who empowers students to respond to injustice with informed action and to be responsible, contributing members of our democracy.  This year's recipient will receive a $250 stipend and a globe from Social Studies School Service, as well as recognition at the VCSSE luncheon and a featured presentation at our 2021 conference.