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

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

Recent Blog Posts
Oct 16, 2017
Advisory Board Meeting Scheduled for 10/20
The CHSSP Advisory Board will meet via conference call on Friday, October 20 from 9:30 - 11 am.  The Board Agenda for this meeting includes: 1.  Public Comment 2.  CHSSP Update 3.  ...
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Oct 02, 2017
Teaching after Terror - Las Vegas
by Nancy McTygue, Executive Director I can’t believe I’m writing another one of these posts in response to a horrific terrorist attack.  In 2015, I wrote two – one in response to the massacre ...
Teaching after Terror - Las Vegas
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Sep 26, 2017
Teaching about California's Water Supply
by Shelley Brooks The recent Current Context issue on the Challenge of California’s Water Supply provides students with the opportunity to think about the importance of California’s water ...
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Sep 18, 2017
Watching Whales and Thinking about Environmental Literacy in HSS
by Shelley Brooks We couldn’t have asked for a better setting for our environmental literacy retreat. Thanks to Ten Strands and the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation, regional site directors from ...
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