Inland Empire Council for the Social Studies
        Bringing Social Studies to Teachers in the Inland Empire

              A California Council for the Social Studies Affiliate


    Bringing Social Studies to


A California Council for the Social Studies Affiliate                          

Inland Empire Council for the Social Studies, Riverside County Office of Education, and San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools

Invite you to nominate an outstanding educator to receive the 2018 
History-Social Science Educator of Excellence Award

 Someone who . . .

  • Inspires students to perform at high levels and show good citizenship,
  • Uses creative strategies to fully engage students,
  • Demonstrates broad content knowledge,
  • Promotes advanced social-science thinking,
  • Shows leadership beyond school, helping students participate in opportunities such as History Day, living history, service learning, or Mock Trials, and
  • Is a recognized team player.

Who Can Nominate a Teacher of Excellence?

Administrators, department chairs and team leaders, fellow teachers, or project leads may submit the paperwork to acknowledge a social studies educator with whose work they are familiar. It is important to compete the paperwork with examples and anecdotes of how this educator fulfills the characteristics above. These will be shared with the audience at the Awards event. All with complete files that address the above characteristics will be honored. We recommend that nominators, administrators, colleagues, and family of the awardees attend the Awards Dinner to join in the celebration of Excellence.

Nominations must be received by November 9, 2018.

Awardees will be notified by November 15, 2018.

Teachers of Excellence will be honored at the Awards Banquet at the
Riverside County Office of Education Conference Center 
3939 13th St., Riverside, CA 92501 (enter through 12th St. doors)

December 6, 2018
6:00 - 8:00 pm

Educators who have received this award in the past three years are not eligible for the 2018 award.

To submit a nomination, please download and complete the attached form

IECSS- Nomination Form-2.pdf

Email completed form to:
Or mail to: Nancy Noble, IECSS President
c/o Hook Jr. High School
15000 Hook Blvd. Victorville, CA  92394

Questions: (760) 955-3360, ext. 43244


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