Minnesota Council 
for the Social Studies

MCSS Conference 2020 -- Keeping Civil Discourse in Focus

  • 01 Mar 2020
  • 5:30 PM
  • 02 Mar 2020
  • 3:30 PM
  • The Social & Conference will be held at the Mayo Clinic Health System Event Center: Mankato, MN


(depends on selected options)

Base fee:
  • Price will increase to $200 after Feb. 14 @ 12pm.
  • **Must be from the same school district or organization & registering at the same time. Price is per person.**
    Rate available through Feb. 14 @ 12:00pm ONLY!

Registration is closed
MCSS Conference 2020

Monday March 2, 2020 
7:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m.

at the Mayo Clinic Health System Event Center:        Mankato, MN

The annual MCSS conference is a professional development opportunity for Minnesota social studies teachers of all grade levels. The conference includes keynote speakers, engaging sessions on disciplines and strategies, exhibitors, and catered continental breakfast and lunch. This year's conference will be held at the Mayo Clinic Health System Event Center. Registration prices are per person.   

Colonial Williamsburg Workshop

Colonial Williamsburg educators and interpreters are offering a free workshop, "Teaching Sensitive and Controversial Topics," for any registered attendee of the MCSS conference. CW workshop attendees will receive additional clock hours and teaching materials. The CW workshop will take place at the Mayo Clinic Health System Event Center from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, March 1, 2020. Lunch included. Free, but registration is required.

Social Studies Social
Sunday March 1, 2020 
5:30 p.m. at the Mayo Clinic Health System Event Center: Mankato, MN

The Social Studies Social is a social evening event.  At the Social, MCSS honors three outstanding social studies teachers, one at each of the elementary, middle and high school level in addition to a Lifetime Achievement Award. Attendees will enjoy a catered dinner, a keynote speaker, and a wonderful opportunity to network with other social studies educators. Anyone is welcome to attend the event which will be held at the Mayo Clinic Health System Event Center on Sunday, March 1, 2020Registration prices are per person. 

Registration deadline for the Social Studies Social closes at 12:00 p.m. on Friday, February 21, 2020.

Payment: You may pay online with a major credit card or send a check payable to MCSS to:  Jennifer Hansen - MCSS Treasurer, 639 17th St. SE, Owatonna, MN 55060 before February 14, 2020.  After that time, please bring check or cash to the conference.

Cancellations: Full refunds will be issued for notifications of cancellation received on or before February 7, 2020.  No refund will be issued in the event of cancellation on or after February 8, 2020.
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