National social studies conference in Minneapolis
The National Council for the Social Studies will hold its 101st annual conference in Minneapolis, Nov. 19-21. The conference will include 400-plus workshops, featuring the latest in social studies and geography education. There will also be more than 75 exhibits highlighting the latest social studies products and services. NCSS says they continue to work closely with our partners in Minneapolis to monitor current health and safety conditions, restrictions and requirements for large events. Registration fees range from $109 for a single day for a student member to $450 for a full conference for non-members. For more information including on how to register, go to www.socialstudies.org/conference.
Academic enrichment programs, activities
Reach for the Stars is a guide listing more than 120 academic enrichment programs and activities to supplement classroom learning and help students discover and develop their interests, passions and talents. Reach for the Stars is updated yearly as public service from Synergy and Leadership Exchange and the Minnesota Academic League. Download a free PDF at www.synergyexchange.org/reach-for-the-stars or request a print copy of promotional postcards by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.