Governmental Relations Committee

The purpose of the Governmental Relations Committee of CCSS is to... 

  • Develop and recommend strategies and procedures by which CCSS can advocate for high-quality HSS instruction and policy;
  • Advise and assist the CCSS Board of Directors on issues related to legislation and public policy impacting social studies education in collaboration with the CCSS Legislative Analyst;
  • Support our members with information, resources, and tools for advocacy of high-quality social studies at the local, state, and federal levels.  
  • Establish, enhance, maintain, and support the dissemination of legislative information to the CCSS membership; 
  • Plan and organize the CCSS Confab to be held at the annual conference; 
  • Select a recipient for the public policy leadership award recognizing the actions by a government leader having a positive impact on social studies education.
California Council for the Social Studies
Serving K-16 Educators Statewide
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