About RACSS

Social studies educators teach students the content knowledge, intellectual skills, and civic values necessary for fulfilling the duties of citizenship in a participatory democracy. The mission of the Rochester Area Council for the Social Studies is to provide leadership, service, and support for all social studies educators by: 

  1. Advocating for social studies education in Albany

  2. Tapping local history resources and museums

  3. Maintaining a calendar of social studies related events

  4. Helping members improve pedagogy and differentiate instruction

  5. Enhancing teacher mastery of content

  6. Cultivating a virtual community of social studies educators



Rochester Area Council for the Social Studies - rocsocial@outlook.com

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