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
We want YOU! Attend an upcoming Bus Driver job fair
Join the GCPS team and help drive student success... literally. Our bus drivers enjoy competitive hourly wages, excellent benefits, paid training, and a great work schedule. Interested? Make plans to attend an event during the Bus Driver Job Fair series, scheduled in each of the Board districts, in June and July.
Congratulations to the Class of 2019!
Check out this special edition of Communiqué, featuring Gwinnett’s largest-ever graduating class, this year’s Valedictorians and Salutatorians, and award-winning scholars. GCPS extends its best wishes and a round of applause to the Class of 2019!
GCPS Book Mobiles hit the road this summer
Starting in June, the GCPS Book Mobiles-- "EXPLORE!" and "POW!"-- will travel routes that will take them to a total of 100 stops in six clusters every week. The book mobiles will make stops in the Berkmar, Central Gwinnett, Discovery, and Shiloh Clusters between Mon., June 3 and Sat., July 27. (July 4 is the only holiday.) Learn more
GCPS accepting applications for GEMS Oversight Committee
Gwinnett County Public Schools (GCPS) is inviting parents, community members, and school district employees to apply for the GEMS Oversight Committee, a group of community and school system representatives charged with the annual review of the Academic Knowledge and Skills (AKS) curriculum. Learn more
Dive into summer reading with GeorgiaSummer.org
A statewide campaign-- GeorgiaSummer.org-- highlights the importance of summer access to healthy meals, safe environments, and books and educational opportunities for children. On the campaign website, parents and children will find a toolkit full of links to reading resources, summer activities, and a mapping tool that identifies summer meal sites. Learn more
I Want To…
The 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.
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
Annually, 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
- GCPS educator selected for NASA program
- Gwinnett County Public Schools is hiring…
- GCPS leaders visit Gwinnett businesses
- State recognizes Meshana Spivey, Magill ES parent
- GCPS recognizes Class of 2019 scholars
- Meadowcreek HS hosts summer mentoring camp
- It's the Book Mobiles' Summer tour!
- Board appoints principals for five schools
"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
Gwinnett 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