ICSS Annual Conference

Mark your calendars and save the date for an enriching and inspiring day at the Indiana Council for the Social Studies (ICSS) Annual Conference, scheduled for November 8th at Indiana University Columbus (IUC). This year’s theme, “Back Home Again,” invites educators, students, and professionals to delve into the essence of Indiana’s rich heritage and the pivotal role of social studies in shaping informed, engaged citizens. Join us for a day filled with insightful discussions, workshops, and networking opportunities designed to enhance our understanding and appreciation of civic engagement and social responsibility. Don’t miss this chance to connect with peers and leaders in the field as we explore the past, present, and future of social studies education in the Hoosier state.

When: Friday, November 8th, 2024
Where: Indiana University Columbus | Columbus Learning Center, 4555 Central Ave., Columbus, IN 47203

Introducing Our Keynote Speaker, Chief Justice Loretta H. Rush

We are honored to welcome Chief Justice Loretta H. Rush of the Indiana Supreme Court as the keynote speaker for the ICSS Annual Conference. As the first woman to serve in this prestigious role, Chief Justice Rush’s groundbreaking career is a testament to her unwavering dedication to justice, education, and the well-being of Indiana’s communities. Her leadership in addressing critical issues such as juvenile justice reform, the opioid crisis, and the advancement of court technology exemplifies the conference’s theme, “Back Home Again,” highlighting the importance of coming together to build a stronger, more informed society. Chief Justice Rush’s insights and experiences promise to inspire and challenge us all, making this a keynote address you won’t want to miss. More Information


Indiana Council for the Social Studies is excited to welcome our members and all social studies educators, administrators, and specialists from across the state to our Annual Conference.

Registration Begins June 1st, 2024


Exhibiting at the ICSS Annual Conference will put you in touch with classroom teachers, leaders, and other decision makers in social studies education.


 This is an excellent opportunity to share your expertise and contribute to the advancement of social studies education in Indiana.  (Due by:  Monday, August 1st, 2024)

Proposals Closes Monday, August 5th, 11:59pm EST.