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Congratulations to Dr. Doug Doblar, 2018 TOTY and 2019 Georgia TOTY Finalist!

Congratulations to Dr. Doug Doblar, 2018 TOTY and 2019 Georgia TOTY Finalist!

An elementary math and science teacher who has a classroom at the school he once attended, Dr. Doug Doblar of Head Elementary School has been named the 2018 Gwinnett County Teacher of the Year (TOTY), the 2018 Gwinnett County Elementary School TOTY, and a finalist for 2019 Georgia Teacher of the Year.
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GCPS salutes 522 retirees in 2018

In this special edition of Education Briefs, Gwinnett County Public Schools extends its thanks to 522 retirees for their contributions across the district. From classrooms and offices to cafeterias and buses these individuals have made a difference in GCPS and in the lives of our students.

Congratulations to the Class of 2018!

The Class of 2018 has made its mark, crossing stages at GCPS' 22 high schools. Check out this special edition of Communiqué which showcases our seniors.. and congratulations to the 2018 GCPS Valedictorians!

Get ready to... Branch Out this school year!

Help your student Branch Out! academically. Students who opt in to the Branch Out! program have full access to the print and digital resources of the county library system. Once accounts are activated, students can use their GCPS student ID number and a PIN for access to the library system’s print collection, research materials, digital resources, audio books, and more!

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New leader named for GIVE Center West

Principal named for GIVE Center West

July 13, 2018 / Permalink

     The Gwinnett County Board of Education has named Dr. Donna M. Bishop the new principal of Gwinnett County Public Schools’ GIVE Center West. Dr. Bishop, who was an assistant principal at the school before accepting the position, will succeed Todd Marschke who is the new principal at Pinckneyville Middle School. 


Dr. Donna M. Bishop, Principal of GIVE Center WestImage of Dr. Donna Bishop

GCPS Employment:

2013- Present    Assistant Principal, GIVE Center West
2005-2013         Assistant Principal, Central Gwinnett High School
2001-2005         Teacher and Coach, Central Gwinnett High School

Other Employment: 

1988-2001         Teacher and Coach,DeKalb County Schools


  • Bachelor’s degree in Health and Physical Education — Appalachian State University (N.C.)
  • Master’s degree in Health and Physical Education — Georgia State University
  • Specialist’s degree in Health and Physical Education —University of West Georgia
  • Doctorate in Educational Leadership — University of Sarasota (Fla.)

Dr. Bishop is a 2015 graduate of the Gwinnett County Public Schools Quality-Plus Leader Academy Aspiring Principal Program. 


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