The Department of Curriculum and Instruction leads the development of a world class curriculum and the effective implementation of Quality-Plus Teaching Strategies. The office promotes the Academic Knowledge and Skills curriculum, supports instruction and assessment of the AKS through a variety of resources, facilitates instructional materials reviews and adoption as well as provides staff development training for teachers and staff.
Gwinnett County Public Schools’ Curriculum and Instruction Department houses the curriculum offices that lead and support systemwide instruction and assessment of the Academic Knowledge and Skills (AKS) as well as Online Campus.
Accelerated Programs and Gifted Education
English Language Learners (ELL)
Health and Physical Education
Instructional Resources and Support
International Newcomer Center
Support for Teachers and Schools
The role of the Curriculum & Instruction Department is to support schools in the development of quality curriculum and the most effective instructional practices. Each student has a right to expect an educational program that provides for the achievement of knowledge and skills necessary for success in the world of work or additional formal education. The services of the Curriculum & Instruction Department are fundamental components in providing a quality program for each of Gwinnett County's students.
The Curriculum & Instruction Department supports teachers and schools through efforts such as the following:
- facilitating development, adoption, and review of the Academic Knowledge and Skills curriculum standards
- working with teachers and schools to support instruction and assessment of the AKS through a variety of resources
- facilitating instructional materials review and adoption
- providing professional development opportunities
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Gwinnett County Public Schools
Department of Curriculum & Instruction
Instructional Support Center
437 Old Peachtree Road, NW
Suwanee, GA 30024-2978
Phone: (678) 301-7290
Fax: (678) 301-7254