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ICSS Spring Conference, "Social Studies in Today's Landscape"

Dates: March 31, 2023

Meets: F from 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Location: Eastern Illinois Univeristy, University Union

Conference registration current Member 2022/2023: $50.00

There are still openings remaining at this time.

March 31, 2023 at Eastern Illinois University
Earn Professional Development Hours at
The 2023 Illinois Council for the Social Studies/Eastern Illinois University Department of History
Spring Conference!
Register today
for the In-Person Conference on
Friday, March 31, 2023
Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, IL.

Session topics include:
Hooking Students in the First Two Weeks of Civics Class

Visual and Hands on History: How and Why?

The Do's and Don'ts when Teaching about the Asian American Experience

Challenging the Myth of "Virgin Land": Indigenous Peoples and the Transformation of North America

Illustrating Injustice: A Guide to Exploring Social Justice through Picture Books

Teaching with Student Inquiry through Moot Court Simulations

Who Decides What is Taught in US History? Mapping the Landscape of Secondary US History Curriculum

Creating an Anti-Racist American History Curriculum while Confronting Misinformation and Resistance

Reframing Lincoln: Examining the "Both/And-ness" of his Evolving Beliefs about African Americans

Taking Informed Action and Service Learning in the 21st Century Classroom

Teaching the Holocaust for the Middle School

Making Critical Media Literacy Relevant

Creating a Public History Project in Your Community

Let's Talk about News: Students analyze current issues using a non-biased process.

Active Inclusivity in the DEI-centered Classroom.

Our Spring 2023 Conference Keynote Speaker is Dr. Ryan Burge, Assistant Professor of Political Science at Eastern Illinois University. Dr. Burge teaches in a variety of areas, including American institutions, political behavior, and research methods. His research focuses on interactions of religiosity and political behavior.


Register by 03/24/2023
Fee: $50.00

Save $-75.00 with a one of our membership programs. Contact our office for details.

Fee Breakdown

Course Fee (Basic)Conference registration current Member 2022/2023$ 50.00
Course Fee (Alternate)ICSS Professional Membership & Conf. Registration$ 75.00
Course Fee (Alternate)Retired Teacher /ICSS Membership & Conf.$ 65.00
Course Fee (Alternate)Full-Time Student/ICSS Membership & Conf.$ 25.00
Course Fee (Alternate)Non-Member (includes 1 yr. Mem$ 75.00
Course Fee (Alternate)Conference Fee Vendor/Member$ 100.00
Course Fee (Alternate)Conference Fee for Vendor /Non Member$ 150.00
Course Fee (Alternate)ICSS Professional membership & Vendor Table$ 125.00
Course Fee (Alternate)ICSS Lifetime Membership and Conference$ 350.00

Eastern Illinois Univeristy, University Union

3rd Floor

Bonnie Laughlin-Schultz

Benjamin Wellenreiter

Aaron White


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