2011

The first U.S.- based Master of Arts in Social and Cultural Pedagogy was approved by Arizona State University (ASU) in Phoenix, Arizona, USA.

2012

The first cohort of U.S.-based ASU MA/SCP students began classes.

2013

MA/SCP students created the Social and Cultural Pedagogy Graduate Organization (SCP-GO) to connect with each other, organize events, and represent the needs and interests of students to faculty.

2014

First cohort graduation. A need for a professional association began to present as graduates searched for career and academic opportunities.

2015

The Social Pedagogy Association (SPA) was founded to facilitate communication and connection between practitioners, educators, scholars and others interested in social pedagogy.

2016

Executive Committee and Founding Board members voted to host first SPA conference "Social Pedagogy and Social Education: Bridging traditions and innovations."

2018

2020

2021

"Social Pedagogy and Education 2021 Online Conference" will be held online, hosted by the University of Central Lancashire June 22 -24. 

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