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G.O. Bond Referendum to be on Nov. 6 ballot

The Board of Education has approved a resolution calling for a General Obligation (G.O.) bond referendum authorizing $350 million in G.O. bonds to be placed on the ballot for the Nov. 6, 2018, Georgia General Election. If approved, the G.O. bonds will provide needed funding right away, allowing GCPS to complete a number of capital projects without raising taxes. Learn more

Congratulations to GCPS’ local Teachers of the Year!

Let’s have a round of applause for Gwinnett’s 137 Teachers of the Year! Take a look at our gallery of honorees from across the school district.

Give feedback on proposed instructional resources for Fine Arts

Starting Sept. 10, staff, parents, and members of the community are invited to participate in a review of proposed curriculum resources
for Fine Arts courses
. Instructional materials for Career and Technical Education resources and Science/Ecology resources also are included. The public review runs until Oct. 5.

GCPS’ Community-Based Mentoring Program hosts Golf Tournament

On Oct. 8, GCPS’ Community-Based Mentoring Program hosts its 9th Annual Golf Tournament at the Lanier Islands Legacy Golf Course. The public is invited to register by Fri., Sept. 28

NOW HIRING... School Bus Drivers for GCPS

We’re looking for school bus drivers to “drive success” in Gwinnett County Public Schools!  GCPS drivers enjoy competitive hourly wages, excellent benefits, paid training, and a great work schedule. Our drivers deliver reliable, safe, and efficient service for more than 130,000 bus riders. Applicants are required to have a good driving record and a high school diploma or GED. For additional information, call 678-225-7670.

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Give to the Foundation that gives back to education

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 more In addition, we team with Gwinnett Medical Center to educate and improve the health of Gwinnett County. Learn more 

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 more

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 more

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Marvin is the Promise of Gwinnett Today

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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

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