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Gwinnett County Public Schools

2017 Georgia Library Media Specialist of the Year

2017 Georgia Library Media Specialist of the Year

Couch Middle School media specialist Karen Garner is the current Gwinnett County Media Specialist of the Year for 2017

Innovate, Collaborate & Discover

Many media specialists across the county have begun creating Makerspace stations for students in their media centers. Makerspace programs are designed to stimulate curiosity and creativity. Many of these stations have a STEAM connection which encourage invention or experimentation. 

Student Research & Resources

The Gwinnett Online Research Library provides students with 24/7 access to articulate, up-to-date, age appropriate information that supports the school system's curriculum. GCPS students can log into their My eCLASS to access the online research library. The following links show which databases are available at each level.

2017 GCPS Media Clerk of the Year

Gwinnett County Public Schools named Lisa Doehling from Freeman’s Mill Elementary School as the 2017 Media Clerk of the Year.  The Media Clerk of the Year award was developed to honor a media clerk, who through individual leadership and sustained effort, has made worthy contributions to the operations of effective school library programs. 

2017 School Library Advocate of the Year

David Smith, principal at Parkview High School is the recipient of the 2017 GCPS School Library Advocate Award. Mr. Smith was nominated by Lisa Newberry, media specialist at Parkview High School. Sponsored by Media Services & Technology Training, this award honors administrators outside the library profession who have made worthy contributions to the operations of effective library services .

Welcome to the GCPS Media Services

Welcome to the GCPS Media Services

The GCPS Media Services Department provides support for all of the media centers in schools across Gwinnett County. Media specialists in Gwinnett County are an essential part of the local school technology team. The role of the media specialist includes teaching information literacy skills, promoting reading, and integrating technology within the media program.

Local school websites will have specific information about the media center at that location.

Welcome to the GCPS Media Services

Innovate, Collaborate & Discover

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