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GCPS celebrates Black History Month

Black History Month is an annual celebration of achievements by African Americans and a time for recognizing the central role they play in U.S. history. The teaching of the contributions of African Americans is incorporated throughout the year as part of Gwinnett's AKS (Academic Knowledge and Skills) curriculum and in these events happening this month.

GCPS applauds Chandra Brandel!

The Governor’s Office of Student Achievement recognizes Chandra Brandel of Coleman MS as one of five Innovation in Teaching Award winners. Each teacher will receive a $5,000 stipend, and each teacher’s school will receive a $10,000 grant to support innovative instructional strategies.

Save the date for the 2018 Certified Teacher Job Fair

Gwinnett County Public Schools will host a Certified Teacher Job Fair on Saturday, March 17, from 8 a.m. to noon at the Infinite Energy Center in Duluth. The fair is by invitation only for those who are certified (or will be by July of 2018). Check out frequently asked questions and learn more about teaching in Gwinnett.


GCPS announces school year calendars for 2018-19 and 2019-20

At the Nov. 16 School Board meeting, district officials presented calendars for the next two school years— 2018-19 and 2019-20Learn more

Stay informed with SchoolMessenger

SchoolMessenger, Gwinnett’s districtwide notification system, allows GCPS to deliver text messages with information about school closings and more. However, parents/guardians must opt in to receive these texts on their mobile phones. Learn more

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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 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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Darian 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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