WCSS2019 has ended
WELCOME TO WCSS 19!  Please check the WCSS Website for council news, information about WCSS mini-grants, upcoming PD opportunities, and more! Also, you can access all submitted presenter materials here.  Enjoy your two days of social studies fun in Madison!

Featured Speakers



Howard Aprill

Wehr Nature Center
Park Naturalist
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Andrew Askuvich

Institute for Curriculum Services
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Ryan Bailey

Houghton Mifflin
Content Specialist
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Jeanette Baum

Director of Partnerships
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Sandy Benton

Wisconsin Green Schools Network
Co-Founder & Leadership Team
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Lindsey Bernhardt

US and AP World Teacher, Kenosha Unified
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Melissa Collum

Viterbo Univerisy
Professor of Education
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John P. Fassbender

Lodi High School
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Thomas Freesmeier

Pilgrim Park Middle School
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David Frongillo

Teaching With Dave / Classroom Victories
Owner / Certified National Trainer
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Brittany Glad

Oshkosh Area School District, WI
Technology Integration Coach
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Justin Glodowski

Marshfield HS
Former WCSS President
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Nancy Heingartner

University of WI-Madison
IRIS Assistant Director for Outreach
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John C Honish

Waunakee Community Middle School
Middle School Social Studies Teacher and International Educational...
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Daniel Hoppe

Stevens Point Area Senior High (SPASH)
AP U.S. History and AP Government Teacher
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Michael Horne

School District of Waukesha
U.S. History, Economics, AP Economics, Criminal Justice, U.S....

John Jandrin

Sturgeon Bay School District
High School Teacher

Deborah Jones

Curriculum Specialist
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Jill Jones

Silver Lake Intermediate School
8th Grade U.S. History Teacher
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Christine Kadonsky

Wausau West High School

Jenny Kalvaitis

Wisconsin Historical Society
Coordinator of Secondary Education
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Wanda Kern

Oshkosh Area School District
2nd Grade Teacher
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Kelly Koller

Oconto Falls Public School District
6th Grade Teacher, National Geographic Education Facilitator
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Sarah Kopplin

Wisconsin Council for the Social Studies
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Joey Kovnesky

Butler Middle School
6th Grade Literacy/Social Studies Teacher
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John Kozlovich

Wausau West High School
Social Studies Instructor
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Jessica Leahy

Whitefish Bay School District
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Kristin Leglar

PBS Wisconsin Education
Senior Education Specialist
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Kris McDaniel

WI Dept of Public Instruction
Social Studies Consultant
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Sarah McLellan

Kenosha Unified
Instructional Coach
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Peter Michaud

Reagan Elementary School
Fifth Grade Teacher
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Jenny Morgan

NCSS Vice President
8th Grade US History Educator West Salem Middle School
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Rick Mueller

Sun Prairie Area School District
Elementary Principal
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Alisha Neinfeldt

Cadott High School
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Cory Nilsen

Rockford Public Schools 205
Dean of Social Science Curriculum
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David J. O'Connor

Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction
American Indian Studies Consultant

David Olson

James Madison Memorial High School
Social Studies Department Chair
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Yedda Olson

Brillion High School
Social Studies Teacher
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Joseph Pachal

DeForest Area School District
7th Grade Social Studies
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Erin Patchak

Bay View Middle School Howard-Suamico School District
Middle School Social Studies and Reading Intervention Teacher
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Kevin J Podeweltz

Wisconsin Council for the Social Studies
Vice President

Vicki Porior

Oshkosh Area School District
Instructional Support Teacher; 6-12 Social Studies
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Randi Ramsden

Wisconsin Historical Society
National Digital Newspaper Program Manager
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Trent Rasmussen

DeForest Area School District
7th Grade Social Studies
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Andy Riechers

Belmont Community School District
Geography, History, and Sociology Teacher
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Nancy Roncke

School District of Waukesha
Secondary Literacy Coach/Coordinator
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Teri Rucinsky

Oshkosh Area School District
Instructional Support Teacher: Media and Information Literacy

Scott Scheuerell

Loras College
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Tanya Schmidt

Oshkosh Area School District
Social Studies Curriculum Corrdinator
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Chuck Taft

University School of Milwaukee
History Guy

Krystle Thomas

Shorewood School District
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Dr. Dean P. Vesperman

Luther College
Assistant Professor
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Jen Wachowski

Mishicot High School
High School Social Studies

Mary Walz

Sauk Prairie High School

Rhonda Watton

Templeton Middle School
8th Grade Social Studies and Reading Teacher/WCSS President
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Dr. Tammy Wehrle

Wisconsin State Senate
Legislative Education and Outreach Officer