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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.

Funding has been provided by Georgia Humanities and the National Endowment for the Humanities as part of the American Rescue Act of 2021.

Note: Listed below are links to web sites that are recommended by the Georgia Council for the Social Studies. This is not meant to be an exhaustive compilation of every possible web site for every subject area associated with the social studies. If you have additional links that would be of value to GCSS members, please alert the webmaster.



Non-Governmental Organizations and Sites


Importance of Cultural Awareness for Educators (Mississippi College)

Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development

Atlanta History Center

College Board

Digital Library of Georgia

National Consortium for Teaching About Asia

National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS)

National Council for the Social Studies Advocacy News

NCSS-Affiliated State and Local Social Studies Councils

GALILEO ­ Georgia's Virtual Library

Georgia Center for Civic Engagement

Georgia Council on Economic Education

Georgia Geographic Alliance

Georgia Historical Society

Georgia Humanities Council

Georgia Political Science Association

Georgia Spatial Data Infrastructure Clearinghouse

Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation


International Society for the Social Studies

League of Women Voters of Georgia

National Geographic Society

National History Club

National History Education Clearinghouse

New Georgia Encyclopedia

Odyssey Online (Michael Carlos Museum at Emory University)

Real Clear Politics

Society for Georgia Archaeology

What does a lawyer do?




Government Agencies


The Georgia Archives

Georgia Department of Education

Georgia Department of Economic Development

Georgia General Assembly

Georgia Commission on the Holocaust

Georgia Secretary of State

Georgia State Parks and Historic Sites Division (Ga. Dept. of Natural Resources

Historic Preservation Division (Ga. Dept. of Natural Resources)

Jimmy Carter National Historic Site Education Program

U.S. Census Bureau