Welcome to TCSS

Texas Council for the Social Studies represents all social studies subjects. We are here to promote a strong social studies education for all students through our teacher professional development, conference and journal.  TCSS has a long history dedicated to the teaching of social studies in the state of Texas. To become part of the conversation we need you to become a member and to share your thoughts with our committees and leadership team.




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  • Budget Committee

    President Elect, Chad Taylor, President Tina Melcher, Past President Bev Smith

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    Wake up on the bay. #tcss2014

  • The exhibit hall won't look like this for long.

    The exhibit hall won’t look like this for long.

  • TCSS Executive Board Meeting

    TCSS Executive Board Meeting

  • 2015 Conference


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