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Upcoming events

    • May 10, 2024
    • Online Application

    The South Carolina Council for African American Studies (SCCAAS), in partnership with the Institute for the Study of Reconstruction Era (ISRE) at USC-Beaufort, is accepting applications to work with 16 Social Studies teachers in grades 2, 4, 7, 8 and 11 who will participate in a 5-day professional learning opportunity that will explore several African American historical sites in Beaufort County. Teachers accepted in the seminar opportunity will be required to develop at least two inquiry-based instructional units with primary document text sets that explore the topic, “Sins of Omission: Beaufort, South Carolina, Civil War and Reconstruction.”  Visit for the full schedule.  


    Application Dates:

    • Application Deadline: Friday, May 10, 2024, by 11:59 p.m.
    • Applicants Notified by: Wednesday, May 15, 2024
    • Waitlisted Applicants Notified by: Thursday, May 23, 2024

    Mandatory Attendance Dates:

    • Wednesday, May 29: Pre-meeting workshop, via Zoom, 6-7:30 p.m., introductions and project requirements.

    • Sunday, June 9 - Friday, June 14, 2024: Five-day Field Study, Beaufort County
    • May 16, 2024
    • 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
    • Webinar Online

    SCCAAS will host a Free Spring Webinar Series: 

    • Tuesday, February 27, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., (Reconstruction)
      Reconstruction Institute in Beaufort, SC,Summer 2023. Join to learn how the Institute teachers used the lesson plans created in their classrooms. (8.3.P, 8.4.CX, 8.4.CC, 8.4.E, USHC.2.CC, USHC.2.E)

    • Thursday, May 16, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., (Civil Rights Movement)
      Foster inquiry into the role of South Carolina in the Modern Civil Rights Movement with this intimate talk with Civil Rights photographer Cecil Williams. (Standard 5; 8.5.CX)

    SCCAAS brings you two free webinars this Spring that highlights teachers’ work in the classroom and a unique historical museum.


    This is a free webinar series for everyone, but as a member of SCCAAS you will receive the following extra benefits:

    • Certificate renewal credit--1 instructional hour of credit for each webinar session attended; 
    • Access to view this webinar and other previously recorded webinars on the SCCAAS website
    • Discount pricing for any SCCAAS sponsored events.

    An annual membership is only $20; become a member today! 

    Bonus: Door prizes. 

    The webinar will be accessed through Zoom. On the day of the meeting sign-in at least 15 minutes prior to the meeting time.  

Past events

March 17, 2023 2023 African American Historic Sites Field Study - Application Deadline April 28
August 27, 2022 2022 SCCAAS Member Event
January 12, 2021 African American Historic Sites Professional Learning Opportunity for Social Studies Teachers - Application
November 17, 2020 Free Webinar: The Civil Rights Movement in the 21st Century
September 29, 2020 Free Webinar: Cecil Williams: A Photographic History of the Civil Rights Movement, Then and Now
July 28, 2020 Free Webinar: Using a Media Literacy Lens to Examine Media Coverage
October 01, 2019 Webinar: Transformational Teaching Through Storytelling - Standards based
August 17, 2019 2019 SCCAAS Member Event
February 02, 2019 2019 SCCAAS Conference
December 21, 2018 2019 SCCAAS Conference: Call for Proposals
October 02, 2018 Our Story Matters: Chronicling the Civil Rights Movement In South Carolina
August 18, 2018 SCCAAS Member Event: The Legacy of Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune
May 17, 2018 Analyzing Primary Sources Using The Library of Congress, Black Past and Google Forms
April 28, 2018 SCCAAS Quarterly Board Meeting
November 16, 2017 The Reason Why We Need Diverse Books (Webinar)
August 12, 2017 2017 Member Event
May 22, 2017 Webinar: "A History of Ancient Egypt: Founding to Fall"
January 12, 2016 Webinar: Free Negroes in Antebellum America: Slaves Without Masters
November 30, 2015 Webinar: Impact of the Great Depression on the African American Population
August 23, 2014 SCCAAS Member Appreciation Event
November 06, 2013 SCCAAS 2014 Conference Call for Proposals
August 24, 2013 Member Appreciation Event
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