Central New York

Council for the Social Studies

CNYCSS is an approved Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) organization. Click here for full CTLE sponsor list.

CNYCSS represents a membership from 16 counties and over 100 School Districts (See map of coverage).

3GNY Presentation of Holocaust Survivor Story

Who: Dave Reckess, Executive Director of 3GNY

What: Dave will share his grandmother’s Holocaust survival story. 

When: Tuesday, January 4th from 4:30 to 5:30  

WhereGoogle Meet -meet.google.com/ypz-vmmh-pkh 

WhyListen and see if you’d like to invite him to share his family’s story with your students!

3GNY is an educational non-profit organization founded by grandchildren of Holocaust survivors. As a living link, they preserve the legacies and the lessons of the Holocaust.  Their mission is to educate diverse communities about the perils of intolerance and to provide a supportive forum for the descendants of survivors. https://www.3gny.org/ 

January 2022 Regents Examinations

Cancelled Due to Ongoing Pandemic

Click here for press release




Colgate University

Hosts NEH Seminar

Summer 2022

Abolitionism and the Underground Railroad NEH Summer


Click here for information

Fort Ticonderoga Hosts NEH Institute

Summer 2022

For the Common Defense: Subjects, Citizens, and America's Military Origins,


Click here for  information

SUNY Cortland Hosts

NEH Institute

Summer 2022

Common Ground: Americans and their Land During the Gilded Age and Progressive Era

Click here for  information

Seal of Civic Readiness Updates click here for video

Plan for Next Year

Check out 3GNY for guest speakers for the classroom

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2019 Award Winners

Outstanding Elementary Teacher

Tracy Terry Bolivar Road Elementary SchoolChittenango 

Outstanding High School Teacher

Kathryn Cocco Indian River High School

Roger Sipher Young Professional 

Stephanie Cronk Moravia Middle School

Distinguished Educator

Jenny Fanelli, BOCES

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President, Erica Martin, Chittenango

 Vice President, Jen Medwid, Baldwinsville

 Vice President, Carrie-Ann Ronalds, Canastota

 Treasurer, Lynette Avery, Liverpool

 Secretary, Vince Monterosso, J-D (retired)

 Past President, Kate Gross, F-M

See complete list of Board Members here

CNYCSS is a 501(c)6 non-profit organization. New York. 2657 East Fayette Street, Syracuse, NY 13224.

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