Brookwood’s Wilson Wins Media Specialist of the Year Honor
The Georgia Library Media Association (GLMA) named Brookwood High School’s Jan Wilson the 2016 Georgia Library Media Specialist of the Year. The award recognizes K-12 library media specialists with dynamic, innovative programs and whose instructional collaborations foster student engagement and achievement. “To win this award is a great honor,”... Read more
Transforming Teaching & Learning for Student Achievement
Gwinnett County Public Schools has reached the midpoint in our “Year of Promise” in which we have focused on the promise that lies within each student, and on our promise to help prepare them for the brightest possible future. That bright future is dependent on the learning and opportunities... Read more
Best of Gwinnett 2016: Favorite Destination Colleges
Best four years of your life! For many students, an important part of the college experience is leaving home and moving away from parents and siblings. After all, living with three other humans in a room the size of a walk-in closet, existing on Ramen noodles and Red Bull,... Read more
GA PCOM: Samuel M. John Pharm. D., BCPS: Destined for Healthcare
With a pharmacist father and a nurse mother, Samuel John ¬always knew that a career in healthcare was “in his veins.” Now, as a professor and residency program director for the Pharmacy Program at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine’s Georgia Campus, Dr. John is focused on teaching another... Read more
Best of Gwinnett 2016: Higher Education
Gwinnett is now a college town! When it comes to higher education, Gwinnett residents have unique bragging rights. If you’re a Gwinnett resident, you have the chance to obtain almost every type of possible post-secondary degree or credential – without ever leaving the county. How, you say? Well… you... Read more
GCPS is the Nation’s Advanced Placement District of the Year
Congratulations were in order for Gwinnett County Public Schools (GCPS) students and teachers early in the New Year. On February 21, the College Board named GCPS the “Advanced Placement District of the Year Among Large School Districts!” This prestigious recognition celebrates our schools’ success in expanding student access to... Read more
Best of Gwinnett 2016: Education & Childcare
Education opens the door to a better future. The first step is nurturing Gwinnett’s youngest with opportunities to learn in a caring, safe environment. We’re lucky to have some of the best childcare facilities in the country. From early childhood education to award-winning public and private schools, Gwinnett has... Read more
Emily Stephens: My Story of Musical Memories
What’s your story? That could be a tough question for some of us, but 12-year-old Emily Stephens answers it with ease. Emily attends North Gwinnett Middle School and entered a photograph into this year’s National PTA Reflections Program. This is an arts program designed to give students an outlet... Read more
Gwinnett Technical College’s Enrollment Hits Record-Breaking High
For the second semester in a row, Gwinnett Technical College has recorded the highest enrollment numbers in the College’s 33-year history. More than 8,000 students across the region are drawing to the classrooms at Gwinnett Tech for exciting educational programs and career opportunities. Spring semester 2017 has taken a... Read more
GCPS Principal finalist for Georgia Principal of the Year Award
The Georgia Association of Secondary School Principals announced this year’s Principal of the Year Finalists, who included GCPS principal Dr. Tommy Welch.  The finalists are: Dara Bennett—Pierce County HS. Pierce County Dr. Tommy Welch—Meadowcreek HS, Gwinnett County Dr. Sean Kelly–Chapel Hill HS, Douglas County Dr. Tiffany Taylor,–Carver Road MS,... Read more