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Sarah Brady | October 1, 2018

In February 2019, members of the North Carolina Council for the Social Studies will elect:

  • 3 members to the Board of Directors
  • 1 Treasurer
  • 1 President-Elect

The NCCSS needs extraordinary social studies educators to help lead this professional organization. The typical commitment is 4-5 Saturday meetings per year and board members are expected to purchase a membership for the National Council for the Social Studies (approximately $75). Travel expenses are reimbursed for meetings and are set at the state rate. If you’ve ever thought about getting involved with our organization on the state level, here’s your chance!

What are the office responsibilities?

Board of Directors (3 year term; 3 open seats)
Guide the direction of NCCSS and be a part of the decision-making process; Attend regular meetings as scheduled; Participate in committees; Attend and assist with state NCCSS Conference in February or March

Treasurer (2 year term; 1 open seat)
Attend regular meetings as scheduled; Maintain accurate financial records for the council; Provide financial records to accountant for tax purposes; Reimburse Board Members for expenses; Deposit checks; Support the general functions of the Council

President-Elect (2 year term as President Elect, 6 year term total; 1 open seat)
Serve as the Program Director for the annual North Carolina Social Studies Conference; Work closely with current President; Guide priorities of NCCSS; Serve on the council as the President-Elect for 2 years, President for 2 years and Past-President for 2 years

Service on the NCCSS Executive Board is rewarding, challenging, stimulating and a lot of fun. Click here for more information and to become a candidate – nominations are due by October 15. Please contact NCCSS Elections Chair Emma Harver at with any questions.