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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. 

Four GCPS students selected for State Student Advisory Council

GCPS congratulates the following four students recently named to the 2019-20 State Superintendent’s Student Advisory Council:
Christie Khalil of Coleman Middle School,
Ariella Ayenesazan of Hull Middle School,
Maggie Michels of Duluth High School, and 
How’Ron Nesbitt of Mill Creek High School.

GCPS Foundation Fund scholarship catalog now available for 12th graders and GCPS educators

Find and apply for scholarships for future studies in STEM/STEAM, Mathematics, Technology, and support for those seeking a teaching career. These as well as other scholarships are available in the GCPS Foundation Fund catalog! Apply today and apply for more than one... don't miss out. Learn more about the GCPS Foundation Fund scholarship opportunities.

CVS, Shiloh High School partner in mock pharmacy

Thanks to CVS, Shiloh High School students are gaining valuable, hands-on experiences with the daily operations of an on-site mock pharmacy. Check out this video to learn more about this exciting program.

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Give to the Foundation that gives back to education

Image of GCPS Foundation Fund logoDid 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

Volunteer at the JA Discovery Center at Gwinnett

Junior Achievement Discovery Center at Gwinnett pictureThe 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

Two-Time Winner of The Broad Prize

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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

The AKS: The Core of Teaching and Learning in GCPS

Academic Knowledge and Skills logoAnnually, 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

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"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

J. Alvin WilbanksGwinnett 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

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