ACSS President Diana Strouth (left) with  2016 Wilbur Murra Award recipient Cathy Davis of the Arizona Geographic Alliance. Cathy was honored for her decades of service to the social studies education community.

The Awards Committee of the Arizona Council for the Social Studies needs your help! 

Each year, we showcase excellence in social studies teaching and learning in our state through our awards program. It’s time to nominate yourself or your colleagues for recognition. Outstanding Arizona Social Studies Educators & Students Honored:

  • ACSS Wilbur Murra Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Social Studies
  • ACSS Isidore Starr Award for Outstanding Social Studies Teacher of the Year
  • ACSS Susanne Schafer Award for Women’s Studies
  • ACSS Great Moments in Teaching the Social Studies Awards
  • ACSS Robert J. Stahl Student Teacher Scholarship Award
  • James Madison Memorial Fellowship Foundation Senior Fellows
  • Gilder-Lehrman History Teacher of the Year Awards
  • We the People:The Citizen and the Constitution State Competition Results
  • Arizona Educational Foundation Teacher of the Year Awards
  • NCGE Distinguished Teacher of the Year Awards
ACSS Award Forms:

So nominate yourself or a deserving colleague today!!! Please send all nominations to the address below prior to September 15th. Thanks for helping us to highlight the best of Arizona Social Studies teaching and learning.

ACSS Awards Chair
P.O. Box 24839
Tempe, AZ 85285