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.



2014 Social Studies Fair Winners


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The list of names, projects, and photos of 2013 State Social Studies Fair winners is now online. Click Here!


Congressman John Lewis Keynote at Fall Conference

Congressman John Lewis will be the keynote speaker at the GCSS Fall Conference, October 17, 2014 in Athens.  He first joined the civil rights movement as a college student in Nashville, organizing sit-ins and participating in the first Freedom Rides.  He soon became the chairman of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) and one of the “Big Six” national leaders of the movement alongside such figures as Martin Luther King, Jr. and A. Philip Randolph.  He was the youngest speaker at the 1963 March on Washington and a leader of the 1965-Selma-Montgomery March where police brutality spurred national outrage and ...More

2014 Annual Conference

The 2014 annual conference of the Georgia Council for the Social Studies will be held Oct. 16-17 at the Athens Classic Center


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A T T E N T I O N  C O N F E R E N C E  A T T E N D E E S!!!

Major change in conference schedule on Friday, October 17. Congressman Lewis will now speak at 2:30 pm on Friday afternoon.  All sessions originally scheduled for Friday afternoon from 2:20 – 3:20 pm are rescheduled for Friday morning from 9:30 – 10:30 am. Please refer to the program for the affected sessions.


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2014 Exhibitor Space Request Form

2014 Exhibitors Memo


Athens Visitors Guide

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2013 Conference Information