Membership for High School Teachers

Use the promotional code: PROHS15 when registering your membership. Enroll or renew as an ASA High School Teacher member by clicking the link below.

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NCSS Annual Conference Symposium Materials

Materials are available from the ASA Symposium sessions at the National Council for the Social Studies annual conference (downloadable in PDF and PPT).

NCSS C3 Framework

ASA has contributed to the College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework and the Sociology Companion Document can be found in Appendix C on page 73.

Sociology in Social Studies Workshop

The Sociology for Social Studies Fall 2014 Workshop is a professional development event which promotes incorporation of sociological concepts into the secondary social studies curriculum.

High School Sociology

ASA Will Be at the 2014 NCSS Annual Conference

The High School Planning Program will be holding a four part sociology symposium at the 2014 National Council for the Social Studies annual conference to be held in Boston, MA November 21-23. Please join us for one or all four of the sessions on Friday, November 21st:

  • Session #1009: Reading/Writing in the Classroom to Engage Critical and Creative Thinking
  • Session #1016: Research and Teaching in Urban Sociology
  • Session #1033: Civic Education in Sociology through Service Learning and Action Research
  • Session #1038: TRAILS: Several Courses’ Worth of Sociology Resources at Your Fingertips

After the conference we will post the session materials for you to use in your classrooms. Pre-registration closes on November 17th.

High School Teachers Can Join ASA!

High school teachers can join the ASA at a special discounted rate of $65 for a full year.  As ASA members, high school teachers receive all of the regular benefits of ASA membership, plus they automatically receive a personal subscription to Contexts magazine and a free subscription to TRAILS, the Teaching Resources and Innovations Library for Sociology.

High School Teachers Listserv

Want to receive news about high school sociology and connect with other teachers around the country? Join the ASA High School listserv by sending a message to

  • Read the High School Listserv posting guidelines 
  • Leave the subject field blank
  • In the body of the message, type:
    subscribe ASA_HIGH_SCHOOL
  • Send the message
  • You will receive an e-mail confirmation

Introduction to Sociology Curriculum Guidelines

The purpose of Introsocsite is to freely share the curriculum designed by the 2001 ASA Task Force on High School Sociology for a college-level high school sociology course, as well as general resources to assist in the teaching and learning of Intro to Sociology.