Professional Organizations for Educators
- California Council for the Social Studies (CCSS)
CCSS is a non-profit professional organization serving both public and private school educators, and is the leading voice for quality social studies education in California. This organization is affiliated with the National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS) . CCSS promotes and supports social studies education through service, advocacy, and leadership development. They are collectively committed to the strengthening and teaching of the social studies discipline though professional development, public awareness, and collaboration at local, state, and national levels.
- California Council for History Education (CCHE)
CCHE is the California ally of the National Council for History Education . The CCHE was established in 2005 in order to advance the study and teaching of history in schools throughout California, provide a program of professional activities for history educators in California, and promote professional interaction among history educators in California.
The California Council on Economic Education (CCEE)
CCEE was created to provide Californians with the knowledge, understanding, and skills to make informed economic decisions, and works to advance economic literacy among the people of California. CCEE is a nonprofit, nonpartisan consortium of education, business, government, and labor leaders dedicated to advancing economic literacy throughout the state. They are affiliated with the National Council on Economic Education in a nationwide network of state Councils and local Centers for Economic Education delivering Economics America® and other programs to kindergarten through grade twelve teachers.
Organizations for Students
- National History Club Inc. (NHC)
NHC inspires students and teachers to start history club chapters at high schools, middle schools, and within other student and community programs. Members of local history club chapters participate in local and national programs, and create their own projects and activities.