The Mission of the Georgia Council for the Social Studies is to advocate for, support, and celebrate the advancement of quality social studies teaching for Georgia students.

The Vision of the Georgia Council for the Social Studies is to prepare students to be knowledgeable, effective decision makers and engaged citizens in a globally interdependent world.



Social Studies Fair info has been updated. CLICK HERE to take a look.




We are investigating the impact of current testing policies on the classroom time dedicated to science and social studies instruction.  Your feedback is crucial in determining the impact of these policies on our students.  Please participate and provide your thoughtful responses.  The students of Georgia thank you as do we for your assistance in this research.  Go to the GCSS website or Facebook page or to take the survey.


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The Photos for the 2016 Annual Conference are now Online.

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Click Here to Download the 2016 GCSS Annual Conference Program




Registration Services/GCSS
The Classic Center
300 N. Thomas St.
Athens, GA 30601
Make sure you complete a form for EACH teacher if you have multiple attendees.  However, one purchase order can cover them all.
For questions about registration contact via email:  Aimee Cheek at


News & Notes, Vol. 43, No. 1, 2016 (August) is Now available for download

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News & Notes, Vol. 42, No. 1, 2015 is Now available for download

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2019 GCSS GaDOE Picturing History Retreat

Introducing the 2019 GCSS-GaDOE Picturing History Retreat!


Registration is OPEN

June 20-21, 2019


  • Meet authors and iIlustrators and hear about how they use inquiry in their writing process.
  • Collaborate with peers in a beautiful mountain setting.
  • Learn how to use read alouds to support social studies inquiry.


Hotel and Registration Information



2019 Exhibit Space Request Form

2019 Session Proposal Form

2019 Conference Registration Form



Conference Archive