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Nov 2017


Moscone Center 747 Howard Street 5th Floor San Francisco , California 94103
Tel: (415) 974-4000
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97th NCSS Annual Conference - National Council For The Social Studies

3,500 150 $


Event Overview:

San Francisco’s rich history and vibrant neighborhoods come alive at the 97th NCSS Annual Conference, November 17-19, 2017 (pre-conference meetings November 15-16). Join NCSS in its first return to the Bay Area in more than 30 years for the world’s largest and most comprehensive social studies professional development conference.

Join more than 3,000 of your social studies colleagues to share the most current knowledge, ideas, research and expertise in social studies education, and to experience the history, culture, and color that are uniquely San Francisco.

Exhibitor Information:

Exhibiting at the 2017 NCSS Annual Conference will put you in touch with thousands of classroom teachers, leaders, and other decision makers in social studies education. They will come to learn, gather ideas, and shop. Many will cite the exhibit hall among the conference highlights—creating a prime opportunity for exhibitors to make strong impressions. NCSS returns for the first time in 10 years to California and 34 years to San Francisco, providing a perfect chance to meet thousands of new teachers and supervisors.

Exhibiting is easy, effective, and rewarding. Showcase your products. Build relationships with buyers. Network with colleagues. Meet face-to-face with the people who influence decisions and put your products and services to practical use.

Who attends?

  • Teachers
  • Administrators
  • Social Studies specialists
  • Curriculum supervisors
  • Teacher educators
  • Preservice teachers

Who exhibits?

  • Publishing companies
  • Software and hardware companies
  • Classroom and curriculum resource suppliers
  • Professional development providers
  • Education travel companies
  • Youth activity programs
  • Education game companies
  • Distance learning programs
  • U.S. Government programs/services

Exhibiting at the 2017 NCSS Conference makes good business sense. You'll find many exciting benefits designed to make your exhibiting experience productive and profitable. To make it easy for attendees to spend quality time with you, NCSS has provided attendees with two full days to visit the exhibit hall, and exclusive exhibits-only time blocks each day.

About NCSS:

Founded in 1921, National Council for the Social Studies has grown to be the largest association in the country devoted solely to social studies education. NCSS engages and supports educators in strengthening and advocating social studies. With members in all the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and 69 foreign countries, NCSS serves as an umbrella organization for elementary, secondary, and college teachers of history, civics, geography, economics, political science, sociology, psychology, anthropology, and law-related education. Organized into a network of more than 110 affiliated state, local, and regional councils and associated groups, the NCSS membership represents K-12 classroom teachers, college and university faculty members, curriculum designers and specialists, social studies supervisors, and leaders in the various disciplines that constitute the social studies.


Nov 17   


NCSS Registration open--Moscone West, 800 Howard Street, San Francisco


Welcome Breakfast and Teacher of the Year Awards, sponsored by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (ticketed event)


International Assembly Conference—InterContinental San Francisco


Sessions, poster presentations, speakers, workshops, tours


Exhibit hall open


House of Delegates


Reception at the Asian Art Museum
Nov 18   


NCSS Registration open--Moscone West, 800 Howard Street, San Francisco


Sessions, poster presentations, speakers, workshops, tours


Exhibit hall open

Nov 19   


NCSS Registration open--Moscone West, 800 Howard Street, San Francisco


Sessions, workshops


Closing keynote speaker

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