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calendar icon Proposed Revisions:2003 MA History & Social Science Curriculum Framework

These presentation sessions are about proposed changes to the 2003 MA History and Social Science Curriculum Framework. Department staff and members of the History and Social Science Review Panel will make presentations on highlights of the revision of the framework on a regional basis

PK-12 and higher education faculty and administrators, general public, students, parents and guardians are invited to attend.

Learn More: Sessions will begin with an overview of the proposed changes to the Framework draft.

Get Involved: There will be time in each session for callers to give ESE staff their comments on the proposed changes and to ask questions about the draft.

Presentations will take place at the following locations, at these dates and times:

Central and Western MA - Originally February 7, 2018 (4-6 pm), postponed to snow date March 5, 2018 4-6 pm
Collaborative for Educational Services (CES)
97 Hawley Street
Northampton, MA 01060
Note: If main parking lot at CES is full, park in the gravel lot next door to the south. Participants may join this meeting via Zoom, but please register here. Zoom meeting address: Please turn off video and mute audio.

Southeast- March 9, 2018 (session on this topic at 2-3 pm)
Massachusetts Council for the Social Studies Conference (MCSS)
Dana Mohler-Faria Science Building
131 Summer Street, Bridgewater, MA 02324
Registration: There is a charge to attend the full day conference, however, registrants may attend the ESE/MCSS session on the revision of the Framework at 2 pm for free.

Register here for the afternoon session on the framework only
Registration for the full day conference, when available at,

Northeast –March 13, 2018 (4-5:30PM)
(snow date TBD)
Salem State University
Veterans Memorial Hall in the Ellison Campus Center
352 Lafayette Street
Salem, MA 01970

Boston Area – March 21, 2018 (3 – 4:30 pm)
(Snow Date: 3/29/18)
Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
Rooms 137 A-C
75 Pleasant St.
Malden, MA 02148

The Framework draft and a summary of the proposed revisions are available on the Department’s History and Social Science Standards Review website,

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