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Teaching the HSS Framework

Instructional resources and programs for educators to support implementation of California's new HSS Framework

As the Primary Writers for California's new History-Social Science Framework, the CHSSP is uniquely positioned to support implementation of the new guidelines for instruction.  

History-Social Science Framework Launch Conferences, hosted by the CHSSP: 

Each conference will begin at 8:30 am and conclude by 3:30 pm.  Registration fee:  $225. Click here for a list of workshop sessions.

Participants at each of the CHSSP-hosted events will receive free parking, continental breakfast, box lunch, instructional materials, a special primary source collection aligned to the new Framework, and a hard copy of the 2017 Framework edition of The Source.

Conference Partners:  California Department of Education and the California County Superintendents Educational Services Association. Click here for additional conference dates, hosted by CCSESA.

HSS Framework Questions.  Click here to download an excel spreadsheet with Framework inquiry questions organized by grade level.

HSS Framework Blogs. Click here to read a collection of short blog posts detailing what you need to know about the new Framework.

HSS Instructional Materials Adoption.  

Regional Site Support. Our regional sites across California regularly host open and school-based workshops introducing the Framework to local teachers.  to learn more.

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