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SC Council for the Social Studies Conference

THE ANNUAL CONFERENCE HAS BEEN POSTPONED DUE TO THE LINGERING EFFECTS OF HURRICANE FLORENCE.

IF YOU HAVE HOTEL RESERVATIONS AT THE EMBASSAY SUITES, YOU DO NOT NEED TO CANCEL YOUR ROOM.  

A NEW DATE FOR THE CONFERENCE WILL BE ANNOUNCED SOON. CHECK BACK HERE OR EXPECT AN EMAIL MESSAGE. 

                                 



Embassy Suites by Hilton Charleston Airport Hotel & Convention Center

5055 International Boulevard
 North Charleston, South Carolina, 29418

September 20-22, 2018


Conference Attendee Registration- Click here to register 

Vendor/Exhibitor Registration - Click here to register 

Reserve your hotel room - $159 for single and double

Click here to make your reservation

Please book by September 6 to get the conference rate. 


Link for Presentation Matrix/ Overview 


*Thursday, September 20

- Pre-conference tours/workshops around Charleston(signups and payment options on registration form)  Websites are for information only. All bookings will be through SCCSS.

The Hunley Tour 3:30-5:00 hour tour plus time for the museum $8 per person https://www.hunley.org/

Old South Carriage Company Tour 5:00 $26 per person, historic hour tour https://www.oldsouthcarriage.com/

Gullah Tour(African American History) 5:00 $30 per person   1 1/2 to 2 hours in air conditioned van http://gullahgullah.tours/

-Manager’s Reception at Embassy Suites - free for all registered guests 5:30-7:30 

- Early Registration - 6:30-8:30 in vendor area    Come register and shop the vendors!


*Friday, September 21

- 7:00 AM-12:00 PM-- Registration

- 7:00-8:00 AM Continental Breakfast in Vendor/Exhibitor area 

-8:00-8:50 Session 1

- 9:00-10:00 Opening Session- Roundtable Discussion on Education with SC Legislators

-10:10-11:00 Session 2

-11:10-12:00 Session 3

-12:00-1:15 Seated Lunch/Awards 

-1:25-2:15 Session 4

-2:25-3:10 Session 5

-3:15-4:30 Happy Hour in vendor hall

Sunset Dinner Cruise to Fort Sumter $46 per person group rate 5:15-7:45

https://fortsumtertours.com/tours/sunset-tour/

* Saturday, September 22

7:30-8:30 Continental Breakfast outside location of General Session

8:30- 9:50 General Session- Vietnam veteran Lt. Clebe McClary and daughter, Tara Reeves   https://www.clebemcclary.com/meet-clebe

10:00 - 10:50 Breakout sessions

11:00-11:50 Breakout sessions 

        Social Studies: Opening the Gates of Citizenship            
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