2024 California Council for the Social Studies (CCSS) Conference

Course Available
1-2 Units
Credit Validation

Course Description

Credit Validation for California Council for the Social Studies Participants Only

TK-12 teachers will participate in the annual CCSS conference for Social Studies educators. This year's theme is Building Bridges: Past, Present, and Future. A variety of keynote speakers, sessions, and workshops will provide teachers with information and strategies for effective teaching and learning of Social Studies as presented in the state framework, standards, and initiatives (e.g., State Seal of Civic Engagement, Ethnic Studies, Global Education, Literacy, Media Literacy, etc.).

Course Details

Number of Units: 1.0 - 2.0 graduate level extension credit(s) in semester hours, please select units upon checkout

Who Should Attend: This course provides continuing education for preservice teachers, TK-12 in-service teachers, administrators, and university faculty.

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Course Date Units Price
EDC-X784W – 001 08 Mar 202410 Mar 2024 1-2 $79-158

2024 California Council for the Social Studies (CCSS) Conference

08 Mar 202410 Mar 2024
Credit Validation
In Person
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EDC-X784W – 001 – 2024 California Council for the Social Studies (CCSS) Conference

Number of Sessions: 3

Type Date Time Location Instructors
In Person Fri Mar 8, 2024 7:00AM – 6:00PM California, Garden Grove
In Person Sat Mar 9, 2024 7:00AM – 6:00PM California, Garden Grove
In Person Sun Mar 10, 2024 7:00AM – 4:00PM California, Garden Grove

Refund Policy: All Credit Validation enrollments are refundable, less a $25 fee, if requested within 30 days of enrollment date. There will be no refunds for Credit Validation after the allotted 30 days.

Enrollment Open Through: December 1, 2023 – March 30, 2024 (11:59pm PT)

What You Will Learn

  • Expand knowledge and understanding about key issues and changes in teaching Social Studies in California (history, geography, economics, civics, government, etc.)
  • Develop skills and strategies for teaching historical analysis, evaluation, point of view, chronology, spatial thinking, and reasoning
  • Access resources (e.g., primary sources, maps, videos, articles, books, etc.) to improve teaching and learning from multiple perspectives
  • Increase knowledge, resources, and skills for teaching civic engagement, ethnic studies, social and emotional learning, literacy, current events, and other key issues/topics


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Credit Validation

The University of San Diego’s Division of Professional and Continuing Education offers graduate-level extension credit for work completed in trainings, workshops, conferences, induction, credentials, and other professional development programs not offered directly by USD. Complete one of the above and a member of our division will help you earn credit for your hard work and dedication to continuing your education.

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