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GCPS salutes National School Bus Safety Week and Georgia School Bus Driver Appreciation Day

With their eyes on the road and the safety of our students in mind, Gwinnett’s school bus drivers and monitors make a valuable contribution to the school district. Learn more

Congratulations to the Six TOTY Finalists!

Six GCPS teachers have been announced as this year’s finalists for the Gwinnett County Teacher of the Year (TOTY) title (left to right): Ebony Flott of Camp Creek Elementary School, Dr. Doug Doblar of Head Elementary School, Cheri A. Nations of North Gwinnett Middle School, John Chvatal of Brookwood High School, Michelle Jones of Gwinnett Online Campus, and Amy Crisp of Norcross High School. Learn more

Lanier High School's Lanio and Battle honored as 2017 Green Educators of the Year

Lanier High School’s Jeanie Lanio and Christy Battle have been recognized as 2017 Green Educators of the Year by Gwinnett Clean & Beautiful. Shown left to right: Aneesa Julmice, Mrs. Jeanie Lanio, Sean Foster, Mrs. Christy Battle, and Ashley Johnson. The students pictured represent Lanier High School as part of Gwinnett Clean & Beautiful's youth advisory council.

Congratulations to The Gwinnett HEAT!

The Gwinnett HEAT, GCPS' Adapted Sports Program, is celebrating its 10th year. The Gwinnett HEAT fields three teams— wheelchair handball in the fall, wheelchair basketball in the winter, and wheelchair football in the spring. Over the last 10 years, the program has won five state championships and teams have been state runner-up 14 times.

Make a difference... be a mentor to a GCPS student!

The Community-Based Mentoring Program is seeking male and female volunteers! Learn more about becoming a mentor. Make a difference in a young person's life!

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Give to the Foundation that gives back to education


GCPS Foundation logo 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

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 VolunteerGwinnett@georgia.ja.org.

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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Cassandra 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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