NEWS Transforming Education for Social Justice Conference - 3/14 - UMass Amherst. Register ASAP. INFO. Donate to youth scholarships: collaborative.org/transforminged-giving. DESE seeks teachers for voluntary, computer-based question tryout in May/June 2020 for new MCAS History and Social Science test in grade 8 civics. Sign up by March 13. iCivics Celebration of Civics - May 21 - spotlight Massachusetts civics projects. Info. Submit workshop proposals by Friday, March 13 for DESE’s 2020 Civics Literacy Conference on May 5, 2020 9:15 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Teaching about Ideology and Other Difficult Topics? Sign up for America and World Fascism: From the Spanish Civil War to Nuremberg and Beyond - Register for April 3-4 workshop in Melrose, Mass.