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.



2019 Election Bios are online. CLICK HERE to check them out. 


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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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 Conference Keynote Speaker


Keynote Speaker
Ms. Nettie Washington Douglass
Chairwoman- Frederick Douglass Family Initiatives


2019 Exhibit Space Request Form

2019 Advertisers Space Request Form

2019 Session Proposal Form (Closed for Submission)

2019 Conference Registration Form

2019 GCSS Hotel Information
GCSS has reserved a block of rooms at different hotels in Athens for the 2019 GCSS Conference. The cut-off date for the conference rate is September 17, 2019.
CLICK HERE for 2019 GCSS Conference Hotel Reservations

NEW to the 2019 Annual GCSS Conference!! will be presenting a seminar at the 2019 GCSS Conference on October 10th. The Populists and Progressivesseminar will be (3) 90-minute sessions. There are 30 seats available for the seminar. Participants should register early for the seminar to be guaranteed a seat. Participants should also register for the GCSS Conference which can be done at any time prior to the conference. Click here for additional information and seminar registration. Contact Pam Knauer, GCSS Conference Coordinator at , with additional questions.


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