With uncertain forecasts associated with Hurricane Florence, GCPS is monitoring the weather and assessing any possible impact to our area.
Congratulations to Gwinnett’s 137 local school Teachers of the Year (TOTYs)!
Staff, parents, and members of the community are invited to participate in a review of proposed curriculum resources for Fine Arts to provide their input.
Nominate an outstanding teacher or school leader today for the 2019 Atlanta Families' Awards for Excellence in Education!
Community members from across the career spectrum are needed for “show and tell” interviews and activities at the upcoming Career Connections event, set for Oct. 16. The event supports college- and career-readiness for the district’s College and Career Academy 8th graders. Prospective exhibitors can find information about the event and a sign-up form online. To learn more, contact Billy Sayers in the Office of Academies and Career and Technical Education at 678-301-7050, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
For a group of South Gwinnett HS entrepreneurship students, a three-day summer conference at Emory University was an inspiring and empowering learning experience.
Parents of students receiving special education services in Gwinnett are invited to attend upcoming informational sessions.
Middle and high school students interested in serving as an advisor to State School Superintendent Richard Woods have until Sept. 1 to submit an application for a spot on the 2018-19 Student Advisory Council. Selected students will meet with Superintendent Woods to discuss the impact of state policies in the classroom and other issues related to education during council meetings at the Georgia Department of Education (GaDOE) offices in Atlanta. Past topics discussed by the advisory council include the school dropout rate, student leadership, communication/messaging, the Georgia graduation rule, testing, school climate, and career, technical, and agricultural education. In addition, council members will serve as the Superintendent’s ambassadors to their respective schools, and participate in community service projects to benefit Georgia students and schools.
Middle school advisors will meet Oct. 10, Nov. 28, Feb. 5, and May 13, and the high school council will meet Oct. 11, Nov. 29, Feb. 6, and May 14. Applications should be emailed to email@example.com by the 5 p.m. deadline on Sept. 1. Selected students will be notified via email, and names will be posted on the GaDOE website on Sept. 10 at 10 a.m.
Music is a universal language, and this Britt ES Music Teacher was truly able to experience that first-hand this summer when she visited The Art of Music Foundation in Nairobi, Kenya.
Circle Oct. 8 on your calendar and plan to hit the course for GCPS’ Community-Based Mentoring Program's 9th Annual Golf Tournament!
Apply to become a school bus driver! Our Transportation Department trains and supports new drivers through the process!
A group of Norcross Cluster students brought home medals from the 2018 AAU Junior Olympic Games… in Sport Stacking.
GCPS has openings for community members from across the career spectrum to serve as exhibitors for the district's 5th annual Career Connections Exhibition, set for Oct. 16.
Korean BBQ Rice Bowl, Homestyle Meatloaf Plate, Broccoli and Cheddar Soup with a Soft Pretzel… what’s not to like about the latest entries to GCPS school lunch menus?
Some Amazing young entrepreneurs with Big Ideas earned recognition for their student-owned businesses this summer.
This summer, GCPS’ Media Services team partnered with the Atlanta Community Food Bank and One 2 One to feed both the minds and the bodies of schoolchildren in the Meadowcreek and Norcross clusters.
Looking for a job with the same schedule as your school-age kids?
Join us for an Open House and Bus Driver Job Fair on Sat., Aug. 25 (9 a.m. to 1 p.m.) and learn how you can “drive” student success as a GCPS bus driver!
The event will be held at GCPS’ Hurricane Shoals Training Center, located at 720 Hurricane Shoals Road in Lawrenceville.
Our drivers enjoy competitive hourly wages, excellent benefits, paid training, and a great work schedule. Drivers work the student calendar year and enjoy the benefit of time off on student holidays and summer vacation!
Applicants are required to be 21 or older, have a good driving record, and have a high school diploma or GED. Apply for posting #56860 at GCPSjobs.org. For more information, call 678-225-7670.
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. The next meeting is scheduled for Nov. 1, 2018. After the review, the committee recommends revisions and additions to CEO/Superintendent J. Alvin Wilbanks for adoption by the Gwinnett County Board of Education. Committee members serve three-year terms. Completed applications should be returned by Aug. 24, 2018, to the attention of Jadd Jarusinski, director of Instructional Resources and Support, at the J. Alvin Wilbanks Instructional Support Center, located at 437 Old Peachtree Rd. NW in Suwanee.
Films by Lanier HS and Brookwood HS filmmakers (including some 2018 graduates) have been selected for the 2018 All American High School Film Festival!
Parents of students receiving special education services in Gwinnett are invited to attend a back-to-school session on Tuesday, Aug. 21, part of the Gwinnett County Parent Mentors Present” series. Parent Mentors Jackie McNair and Dawn Albanese will share their insights on “Starting the New School Year on a Positive Note,” with a focus on Communicating with Teachers, Supporting Children at Home to Improve Educational Outcomes, Homework Strategies, Establishing Daily Routines, and Organizing Your Documents.
This monthly learning series is designed for families of children with disabilities, and presented by the Gwinnett County Parent Mentors in collaboration with GCPS' Special Education Department staff and community leaders and organizations. Typically, the sessions are held from 9:30 to 11 a.m. in Building 200 at the J. Alvin Wilbanks Instructional Support Center (ISC), located at 437 Old Peachtree Road, NW, in Suwanee.
Parent Mentors are parents who work within GCPS' special education department, providing information and support to other families who have children served in special education. The mentors have first-hand knowledge of raising a child with special needs as they both have a child who has been served or is being served in GCPS.
To RSVP for the meeting by Aug. 20, contact Ms. Albanese by phone at (678) 301-7212 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information regarding the Georgia Parent Mentor Partnership, go to www.parentmentors.org.