Texas Council for the Social Studies

The Texas Council for the Social Studies has a website of interest to teachers and other folks.  It's navigational options include  Home | Awards | Conference | Membership | Opportunities | Publications | Resources .  The TCSS dues are only $15 a year and the benefits are extensive.  It's interests are broadly based, but occasional attention is paid to Texana.  The Resources pays attention to the Portal to Texas History (UNT), Texas Parks and Wildlife Magazine, and Beyond Texas History (UT), The George Ranch and other resources and applicable links.

The Social Studies Texan is self-described as

"The Texan is the official publication of the Texas Council for the Social Studies, an affiliate of the National Council for the Social Studies. The Social Studies Texan is published three times per year and is available as a benefit to all members of TCSS.

The Social Studies Texan publishes articles of interest to social studies educators at all levels. This juried journal includes professional articles relating to social studies education and lesson plans, teaching ideas, or teaching activities that have been used successfully in the classrooms of Texas. It contains information about opportunities for professional growth and the latest resources available for use in the classroom. The journal provides up to date information about the Texas Council for the Social Studies and pertinent social studies information important to social studies teachers."


TCSS encourages the submission of lesson plans as part of their service.


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