Did you know that the GCPS Foundation has awarded scholarships to almost 600 graduating seniors and has distributed more than 1,000 mini-grants to teachers to support local school projects? These are just a few examples of how the Foundation enriches and enhances education by providing resources that support teachers and learners. Learn about the GCPS Foundation In addition, we team with Gwinnett Medical Center to educate and improve the health of Gwinnett County. Learn about the Gwinnett Medical Center Foundation
Lovin ES’ Angela Legg named GCPS’ 2020 Media Clerk of the Year
GCPS congratulates Angela Legg of Lovin Elementary School for her recognition as GCPS’ 2020 Media Clerk of the Year!
GCPS hosts 2020 Special Education Job Fair on Jan. 25
GCPS is holding a career fair for special education teachers on Jan. 25, and the district will be offering contracts at the event for the 2020-21 school year! Prospective teachers and candidates eligible to attend must be certified (or will be by July of 2020) in any field of Special Education.
Laura Ross named nation’s top counselor!
Congratulations to Laura Ross of Five Forks Middle School for her selection as the American School Counselor Association (ASCA) 2020 School Counselor of the Year!
GCPS applauds Rebecca Carlisle, Gwinnett's top teacher!
Congratulations to Rebecca Carlisle, 2019-20 Gwinnett County Public Schools (GCPS) Teacher of the Year (TOTY)! An AP World History teacher at North Gwinnett High School, she was recognized with the school district's highest teaching honor at the annual Gwinnett County Teacher of the Year banquet. Learn more about the 2020 Teacher of the Year process.
Kerensa Wing named National Principal of the Year!
Congratulations to Collins Hill High School Principal Kerensa Wing for her selection as the 2020 National Principal of the Year! The announcement by the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP) took place today during a surprise ceremony at Collins Hill where she was honored by students and staff as well as state and local leaders.
I Want To…
The new Junior Achievement (JA) Discovery Center at Gwinnett is open for business! Staffed by JA volunteers—including parents and community members— the center provides hands-on experiences in financial literacy for more than 27,000 GCPS middle schoolers this year. Trained JA volunteers are critical to the success of this program. Share this opportunity with friends and family or consider volunteering yourself. Questions about volunteering at the JA center? Send an email to VolunteerGwinnett@georgia.ja.org.
GCPS has been a finalist for the prestigious Broad Prize three times (2009, 2010, and 2014) and is now a two-time winner (2010 and 2014). Gwinnett is the only previous winner to be named a finalist in its first year of eligibility. The system's combined Broad Prize winnings total $1.75 million in college scholarships for Gwinnett students. Learn about The Broad Foundation
Annually, Gwinnett County Public Schools (GCPS) reviews its Academic Knowledge and Skills (AKS) curriculum. Through this process, GCPS has aligned the AKS to the state-adopted Georgia Standards of Excellence (GSE). Learn about the Academic Knowledge and Skills curriculum
- GCPS prepares for Performance-Based Awards
- Trickum and Sweetwater earn state honors
- Lovin Elementary's Legg honored by school district
- Five Forks' Ross earns national award
- Carlisle named 2020 Teacher of the Year
- 2019-20 Teacher of the Year finalists
- GCPS ACT takers surpass state, nation
- GCPS hosts Child Find meeting
"The Promise of Gwinnett” campaign is a means of focusing attention on the importance of public education, the role it plays in our nation, and the outstanding schools found right here in Gwinnett County. In addition the campaign focuses on the accomplishments of our students and the promise they hold for a bright future. Visit the Promise of Gwinnett
A Message From J. Alvin Wilbanks, Superintendent
Gwinnett County Public Schools’ vision is to become a system of world-class schools, and our mission is to pursue excellence for each student. Our relentless focus on the vision and mission has led our school district to make great strides… however, there is still much to do.
Learn more about the GCPS Initiatives