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2018 Gwinnett Library Media Specialist of the Year

2018 Gwinnett Library Media Specialist of the Year

Peachtree Ridge High School media specialist Joni Gilman is the current Gwinnett County Media Specialist of the Year for 2018. Joni was recently named the Metro Area Media Specialist of the Year for 2018 for the state of Georgia.

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.

2018 GCPS Media Clerk of the Year

Gwinnett County Public Schools named Keely Lambert from Simonton Elementary School as the 2018 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. 

2018 School Library Advocate of the Year

Paul Willis, principal at Fort Daniel Elementary School is the recipient of the 2018 GCPS School Library Advocate Award. Mr. Willis was nominated by Beth Martinez, media specialist at Fort Daniel Elementary 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

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