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Gwinnett heads back to school on Aug. 5

Gwinnett County Public Schools will welcome students back on Monday, August 5. It's a new year and there are many new things... new students, new teachers, new leaders, a new school, new programs, and new lunch items. Learn more about the upcoming school year as Gwinnett goes back to school. 

Teach Now, Teach Here Walk-in Events added

Gwinnett County Public Schools (GCPS) has added additional dates in a series of career fairs open to certified teachers, recent college graduates of teacher education programs, and applicants who meet GCPS hiring criteria. Attendees must be eligible to be hired for the 2019-20 school year as the district is seeking candidates for current school vacancies. Learn more

GCPS ranks in the top 19 of Forbes’ “Best Employers for Women” list

Georgia’s largest school district is one of two K-12 school districts to make the Forbes' “Best Employer for Women” list. Coming in at #19, with nearly 23,000 employees, 78% of which are women, GCPS is the largest employer in Gwinnett County and one of the largest employers in Georgia. Learn more

Teaching candidates invited to GCPS’ virtual job fair

GCPS is hosting a Virtual Job Fair from July 1 to August 1, to fill teaching vacancies for the 2019-20 school year.
Qualified candidates interested in a virtual interview may submit a request at
*Candidates must have an online employment application with one supervisory reference completed to be considered. Complete your online application before submitting your interview request at

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

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Give to the Foundation that gives back to education

Image of GCPS Foundation Fund logoDid 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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"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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