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.
2023 GCSS Conference Save-the-Dates
Faces and Voices of Social Studies
October 26-27, 2023
Athens, Georgia
Visit the GaDOE's Social Studies Innovation Lab at the GCSS Conference!!
The GaDOE Social Studies team will be hosting an Innovation Lab! Come discover how to meaningfully integrate innovative solutions in the social studies classroom in our Social Studies Innovation Lab at the Georgia Council for Social Studies Conference. Explore a variety of high-tech, low-tech, and no-tech strategies and tools specifically aligned to Social Studies GSE. Come learn to play, and play to learn with us in Athens.

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2023 Conference Registration



2023 GCSS Conference Exhibitor Reservation Form



2023 GCSS Ad Form

Non-exhibitors: You do not need to be a conference exhibitor to request an ad in the conference program.


Some ads are included in partnership level incentives. See FAQs and 2023 Exhibitor Memo for ad information




2023 GCSS Conference Session Proposal 


Wednesday, June 21, 2023




2023 GCSS Conference Hotel Registration


By September 29, 2023 for the conference rates




2023 GCSS Conference Schedule



FAQs for Exhibitors


2023 GCSS Conference Session


2023 GCSS Conference Partnership and Door Prize Memo




2023 GCSS Conference Email to Exhibitors




GCSS is proud to host two keynote speakers for the 2023 GCSS Conference. You won’t want to miss these keynote sessions!



Master Slave Husband Wife: An Epic Journey From Slavery to Freedom


See Ilyon Woo's appearance on CBS Sunday Morning linked here.



Seeing Eye Girl





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Contact information
Pam Knauer- Co-Conference
Gretna Soltis- Co-Conference Coordinator:
Dr. Rhonda Webb- GCSS Executive Director: