The North Carolina Council for the Social Studies Needs You!

In March 2017, members of the North Carolina Council for the Social Studies will elect three members of the Board of Directors, one President-Elect, and one Treasurer to guide the work of NCCSS. We need extraordinary social studies educators like you to help lead this professional organization. The typical commitment is 4-5 Saturday meetings per year and board members are expected to purchase a membership for the National Council for the Social Studies (approximately $75). Each term is 3 years. Travel expenses are set at the state rate. If you’ve ever thought about getting involved with our organization on the state level, here’s your chance!

What are the office responsibilities?

Board of Directors (3 year term) – Guide the NCCSS and be a part of the decision-making process, Attend regular meetings as scheduled, Participate in committees, Assist with state NCCSS Conference in February or March.

President Elect (2 year term then succession to President 2 year term, then Past President 2 year term) – Serve in the absence of the President; Serve as Program Chair for the annual Social Studies Conference.

Treasurer (2 year term) – Maintain and secure all funds and securities belonging to NCCSS; Receive, deposit, and disburse funds belongs to NCCSS at the discretion of the Board; Maintain accurate accounts of the finances of the Corporation; Prepare and file all reports and returns required by Federal, State, and Local Laws. In addition, the Treasurer must be bonded with the cost being paid by the Corporation.

What are the requirements to hold office?
1. Be a member of both NCCSS and NCSS and maintain membership throughout term of office
2. Agree to attend the NCCSS state conference in February

Service on the NCCSS Executive Board is rewarding, challenging, stimulating, and on occasion, a lot of fun. Please indicate your interest by filling out the form below, If you encounter any problems with the Google form or have questions, please email Paul Bonnici at Bonnici@unc.edu for assistance.

Fill out this form to become a candidate!

Thanks for answering the call to serve. Now is your opportunity to run for the NCCSS Executive Board.

Nominations are due by December 31, 2016.

If you encounter any problems with the Google form, please email Paul Bonnici at Bonnici@unc.edu for assistance.