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Westminster College Professor Elected to State Council for Social Studies

Posted on Tuesday, August 6, 2013

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - Dr. Amy Camardese, Westminster College associate professor of education, was elected to a three-year term on the Board of the Pennsylvania Council for the Social Studies (PCSS).

According to the PCSS website, "The PCSS promotes quality social studies education from kindergarten to higher learning by: advocating the social studies at all levels of education in Pennsylvania; promoting the analysis, dissemination and evaluation of social studies materials; examining and recommending certification requirements for teachers; assisting educators in organizing local social studies councils for professional development; and cooperating with schools, districts, intermediate units and other interested parties on social studies projects."

As a member of the Board, Camardese will participate in the organization's various standing committees. Camardese will assume her position in October at the conclusion of the 2013 PCSS Annual Conference in Harrisburg, and will be introduced as a new Board member at the annual board meeting on Oct. 19.

Camardese, who joined the faculty in 2001, earned an undergraduate degree from Ohio University, master's degree from the University of Pittsburgh, and Ph.D. from Kent State University.

Contact Camardese at (724) 946-7183 or email for additional information.

Dr. Amy Camardese, associate professor of education