Welcome to the Oregon Council for the Social Studies.

Join the World Affairs Council of Oregon in a day-long educational experience and professional development opportunity for educators and youth program leaders that will explore the link between the environment and social justice through a global lens. Participants will leave with content knowledge, teaching tools, and a deeper understanding of the impact of climate change and environmental injustices on the earth and its people.

Saturday December 3, 2016

8 AM – 4 PM

Portland State University

$35* registration fee, includes lunch

Deadline: November 30, 2016

Educators will Earn 7 Professional Development Units

All participants receive post-conference resource guide





Oregon Council for the Social Studies is excited to have partnered with EF: Education First to provide Oregon middle and secondary teachers a professional learning opportunity to explore art, culture, and community throughout Cuba. Due to travel restrictions and quality of experience, space is limited to 25 participants. Contact OCSS President, Sarah Segal, to learn more about spending 8 days in Cuba during July 2017.




Congratulations to Past-President and OCSS board member

Andrew Demko

on being named the

Middle School Social Studies Educator of the Year!



Andy Demko receives NCSS middle level Teacher of the Year award

Posted by OCSS – The Oregon Council for the Social Studies on Thursday, November 19, 2015


The new OJSS (Oregon Journal for the Social Studies) is out NOW!

Check it out HERE!