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                          

History-Social Science Teachers of Excellence

The Inland Empire is home to some of the best history-social science teachers in California.  Every year the Inland Empire Council fro Social Studies the San Bernardino and Riverside County Offices of Education join to recognize outstanding H-SS educators who are selected by colleagues and administrators for their contributions to education. All of those honored exhibit the characteristics of excellence in leadership, knowledge of content, creativity, and caring that create the best learning experience for students to become responsible citizens of tomorrow and that help fellow educators to achieve excellence as well. Join us for the annual Awards Dinner to congratulate and honor Teachers of Excellence for their outstanding contributions to schools in inland Southern California.

Characteristics of a History Social Science
Teacher of Excellence

  1. Inspires students to perform at the highest level and demonstrate responsible citizenship.
  2. Uses a variety of approaches, strategies, and materials that fully engage all students in learning the California history-social
    science curriculum.
  3. Demonstrates broad content knowledge and promotes advanced history-social science thinking.
  4. Shows leadership in and beyond his/her school and provides students with opportunities outside the classroom to participate in history-social science related activities such as History Day, We the People, Service Learning, Mock Trial, Model UN, etc.
  5. Works well with other staff and is recognized by peers, students, and parents as an outstanding teacher.

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