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April 10, 2017 - GCPS honored as “Outstanding” Great District for Great Teachers with inaugural award
- College Board names Gwinnett as AP District of the Year
- Reading Recovery recognizes superintendent for literacy leadership
- Gresham honored for leadership by national
career academy organization
- Brookwood HS’ Quinlan earns national recogntion,
$7,500 for Excellence in Private Enterprise Education
- Maxwell’s Phelps earns national Aerospace Education
Teacher of the Year honor
- GSMST earns national recognition from U.S. DOE
as 2016 National Blue Ribbon School
- North Gwinnett HS’ West named Southeastern Secondary
Art Educator of the Year
- Welch named Georgia’s 2018 Principal of the Year
- Peachtree Ridge HS achieves state STEM certification
- Nations wins GaDOE Innovation in Teaching Award, $7K prize
- Duluth HS’ Flanary earns state recognition from
Georgia Council for the Social Studies
- North Gwinnett MS’ Law earns recognition
from state's music educators
- Radloff MS Principal Skinner named state administrator
of the year by counseling group
- Lanio named tops in water education in the state
- All Gwinnett high schools make AP Honor Schools list
- GaDOE honors 87 Gwinnett schools for ‘beating the odds’
- 43 GCPS schools recognized for PBIS
- Staff recognized by state, GCPS for distinguished support
of media services
- Peachtree Ridge HS and GSMST seniors share
2016 Gwinnett STAR honors, advance to region

September 12, 2016 - Couch MS’ Cindy Apley Rose earns Presidential Award
for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching
- GCPS earns national award for best practices
in purchasing for second year
- GCPS recognized among best communities in U.S. for music education
- GCPS educators named among nation’s PBS innovators
- Griffin-Kimber recognized as a national Champion of Change
- Pharr ES earns national recognition from U.S. DOE as a Green Ribbon School
- GCPS recognized with 2016 Brightspace Award for Excellence
- GCPS schools top state, rank nationally in
US News & World Report list of high schools
- GCPS honored by SREB for work with career academies
- Mill Creek HS’ Harris named
top Ga. teacher for American History
- White Oak ES earns state STEM Certification
- Gwinnett schools earn $25,000 Success in Schools grant
- Archer HS siblings earn regional recognition as top AP educators in the South
- Georgia DOE honors 20 GCPS high schools
as AP Honor Schools in one or more categories
- 13 Gwinnett schools earn GOSA recognition under state accountability system
- Lafayette honored by state organization for
School-Based Speech Language Pathologists
- Brookwood HS’ Wilson earns GCPS, region kudos
for Media Specialist
- Teachers as Leaders Class of 2016-17 named

March 14, 2016 - SNP’s Yant earns national FAME award for leadership in school nutrition
- Brookwood HS’ Quinlan earns national Career and Technical Education Teacher of the Year honor
- Shiloh HS’ Chrisman earns national recognition
- Rick Cost named 2015 Outstanding School Business Official
- Collins Hill HS’ Nichols honored as state’s top AP
- GCPS Educators achieve state kudos
- Peachtree Ridge HS student and teacher earn
Gwinnett STAR honors, advance to region
- Collins Hill HS’ Witrick named
GCPS’ Media Clerk of the Year for 2016
- Couch MS’ Williams honored as
GCPS’ 2016 Media Advocate of the Year
- 32 GCPS schools recognized for PBIS implementation
- GCPS salutes counselors, counseling advocates

November 9, 2015 - GCPS’ Purchasing and Property Management team earns national recognition
- Online Campus recognized with Brightspace Award for Excellence
- Dyer ES honored with national Let’s Move! Active School Award for 2015
- Harris ES named a top-performing school
- Bay Creek MS’ Mullen named Hope Street Group National Teacher Fellow
- Brookwood HS’ Quinlan to represent SE region in national
Career and Technical Education Teacher of the Year competition
- GOC’s Hill honored for innovative teaching
- Walnut Grove ES’ Cortellino honored
as 2014-15 Georgia PTA Outstanding Principal
- Roberts ES’ Principal Jones honored as state's top administrator
by Georgia School Counselor Association
- GCPS’ Joanne Giel honored as GASN School Nurse of the Year
- State art education group names three GCPS educators
as Georgia’s top art teachers for 2015-16
- Lanier HS earns regional kudos from SREB
for collaboration on tech ed, academics
- 40 Gwinnett schools earn place on SHAPE Honor Roll for fitness efforts
- Three Gwinnett educators honored for excellence
- GCPS’ 123 teams raise $1.15 million in 2015 for Relay For Life
- Aspiring Principal Program Class of 2015-16 named
- Educators tapped for Teachers As Leaders Class of 2015-16

May 4, 2015 - Peachtree Ridge HS first Georgia high school
to earn AdvancED STEM Certification
- Peachtree Ridge HS’ Feldman inducted into
Educational Theatre Hall of Fame
- GCPS recognized among best communities
in U.S. for music education
- GCPS schools top state, rank nationally
in U.S. on The Washington Post ‘Challenge Index’
- Mason ES earns national recognition
from U.S. DOE as Green Ribbon School
- Shiloh ES’ Engwall selected for
national Mickleson ExxonMobil Teachers Academy
- Phoenix HS’ Souvorin among
nationally honored PBS digital innovators
- Parkview HS’ Patrick earns national teaching honor
from the Society for Classical Studies
- GCPS counselors achieve national recognition
- Counseling programs earn national honors
- Three GCPS students and teachers share in
2015 Gwinnett STAR honors, regional kudos
- Chattahoochee ES’ Ittner honored
with Innovation in Teaching Award by GOSA
- Georgia DOE honors 19 GCPS high schools
as AP Honor Schools in one or more categories
- Georgia DOE recognizes 28 GCPS schools
for Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports
- Harris ES earns customer service honor, Moore MS a finalist
- Meadowcreek HS’ Griffin-Kimber earns state award
- 88 Gwinnett schools recognized as Green & Healthy Schools
- GCPS honors first-ever library advocate and top media clerk
- Gwinnett celebrates its top school counselors
- Top bus managers, monitor honored by GCPS
- School district names sixth cohort of Aspiring Leader Program

November 14, 2014 - USDA names GCPS’ Nutrition Program
Best Practices winner in food safety
- GCPS TV honored with EMMY and TELLY Awards
- Wallace Foundation invests $30 million
to strengthen school district leadership
- GaDOE recognizes four Gwinnett schools
as 2014 Reward Schools
- Shiloh HS earns IBCC program approval
- Shiloh HS' Parker honored as Emerging Leader
by PDK International
- Brookwood HS language arts teachers
join LearnZillion’s national ‘Dream Team’
- Maxwell educator earns national honor
- GSMST’s Hersch honored with outstanding teaching award
- Gwinnett Online Campus recognized with
Blackboard Catalyst Award
- GCPS educators earn national and state honors
- HR team earns state kudos for best practices
in benefits process and website development
- GCPS’ Transportation Department earns state award
- 36 GCPS schools earn place on
SHAPE Honor Roll for fitness efforts
- GCPS schools recognized by Clean Air Campaign
- Gwinnett school programs recognized by
Georgia Association of Elementary School Principals
- GCPS counselors, principal honored
by state counseling group
- Holocaust lessons earn recognition for Shiloh MS educator
- School Board honors schools for
outstanding participation in Relay For Life

May 22, 2014 - GCPS recognized among best communities
in U.S. for music education in 2014
- U.S. DOE taps Arcado ES for 2014
Green Ribbon Schools Sustainability Award
- Lanier HS’ Reilly honored by national center
- GSMST’s Son among finalists for 2015 Georgia TOTY honor
- Maxwell HS of Technology’s Grant
selected as Georgia’s top Culinary Arts teacher
- Parkview HS’ Morrow takes a bow as

state’s 2014 Theatre Arts Educator of the Year
- Center for Design and Technology at Lanier HS
earns state STEM certification
- Riverside ES’ Sebastian honored
by Georgia Association for Gifted Children
- North Gwinnett HS’ Stewart named
2014 GCPS Media Specialist of the Year
- Top bus drivers, monitor honored by GCPS
- GCPS recognized with top fundraising honors by United Way

March 13, 2014 - Gwinnett problem-solving teams earn honors
in international competition
- Commitment to fitness earns Berkmar MS a ‘National Champion School’ title
- Mason ES’ Zorn named 2014 National Counselor of the Year
- Shiloh HS’ Parker selected to participate in Emerging Leaders Program and Education Policy Fellowship Program
- Brookwood HS’ Kling earns Top Ten Educator distinction
- Osborne MS’ Gillespie recognized as National Junior Art Honor Society Sponsor of the Year
- GCPS TV earns prestigious EMMY Award for ‘Love that Book!’ episode
- Four Gwinnett schools named 2012 Georgia Schools of Excellence
- Gwinnett BOE honors GCPS Reward Schools
- 28 schools recognized on 2013 Governor’s SHAPE Honor Roll
- Shiloh MS honored in Family-Friendly Partnership School Awards
- Two GCPS schools named STEM Education Awards finalists
- 13 Gwinnett educators among Master Teachers certified by the state
- White Oak’s Diaz to represent Georgia as state’s top counselor for 2013
- Peachtree Ridge HS’ Steele named 2014 Secondary Art Educator of the Year
- Britt ES’ DaSilva tapped for Teacher of Promise Award
- Puckett’s Mill ES’ McGiboney earns recognition as state’s top social studies educator
- Staff, PTA units recognized at state level
- Teachers As Leaders Class of 2013-14 named
- Board honors Levengood with Public Service Award
- 80 Gwinnett head custodians earn district’s top honor, 122 schools honored for exemplary work
- GCPS honors 2014 counseling award winners
- School district names fifth cohort of Aspiring Leader Program

May 13, 2013 - GCPS among 14 first-ever recipients of U.S. DOE’s District Sustainability Award
- System counted among ‘Best Communities in U.S. for Music Education’ in 2013
- Three Gwinnett schools earn RAMP designation
- Chattahoochee ES among Georgia schools to participate in cultural exchange with South Korea
- 20 GCPS high schools named ‘AP Honor Schools’ by GaDOE
- Rivers selected for Mickelson ExxonMobil Teachers Academy
- Four GCPS educators selected for 2013 LearnZillion
Dream Team for Common Core expertise
- Parkview’s Patrick earns regional honor, advances to national level
- Lindahl inducted into Ga. Thespians Hall of Fame
- Brookwood HS and Parkview HS teachers and students share 2013 STAR honors
- GCPS thanks transportation employees for dedication to student safety
- GCPS tops fundraising goals for United Way
- Gwin Oaks’ Amolo honored as system’s top media specialist

February 21, 2013 - GCPS honors top counseling award winners
- GCPS makes College Board’s Honor Roll
- Duncan Creek ES’ Ellett named Southeastern Art Educator of the Year
- GSMST earns state certification as a STEM School
- GaDOE salutes outstanding library media programs
- Roberts earns recognition as state’s top social studies educator
- Trickum’s Burgamy earns national and state honors
- Central office administrators selected for inaugural class of GCPS’ District Leader Program
- GCPS names seventh class of Aspiring Principal Program
- 83 Gwinnett schools recognized as Green & Healthy Schools
- GCPS teams raise more than $1.8 million for Relay For Life

September 18, 2012 - Simpson ES honored as 2012 National Blue Ribbon School
- Gwinnett cited for technology know-how
- SNP earns USDA kudos for Farm to School program
- Two Gwinnett schools earn RAMP designation
- System cited among ‘Best Communities for Music Education’
- Parker-Jarrett named 2012 national counseling Advocate of the Year
- Counseling award recipients recognized with state, regional honors
- GCPS honored for excellence in economics education
- GCPS teachers receive state honors
- STAR Teachers shine with honor
- GCPS TV earns prestigious Telly Awards
- 12 GCPS educators among state’s Master Teachers
- Frilot honored as GCPS Media Specialist of the Year
- Class of 2012-13 begins Teachers as Leaders program
- GCPS honors top transportation employees
- 90 Gwinnett school custodians earn district’s top honor

March 26, 2012 - Jahner earns national leadership award
- Level Creek ES named a ‘Georgia School of Excellence’
- Ga. DOE names Gwinnett high schools
as ‘AP Honor Schools’
- 35 Gwinnett schools earn achievement recognition
- 33 GCPS schools make Title I Distinguished Schools list
- State awards Innovation Fund grant
to Sweetwater MS’ STEP Academy
- GCPS teachers receive professional kudos
- GCPS’ Relay For Life teams raise $1.04 million
- White Oak named an NFL PLAY 60 Super School
- 42 educators selected for GCPS’ Aspiring Leader Program
- Gwinnett celebrates 2012 counseling honorees

December 1, 2011 - GCPS recognized among nation’s
best communities for music education
- GCPS honored for environmental
stewardship, cost-saving practices
- GCPS receives PACE Award
- GCPS awarded grant for $272,610 for graduation program
- GCPS TV earns EMMY and Telly awards
- Radloff’s Raville tapped as PBS co-host
- GCPS teachers honored for classroom excellence
- 14 GCPS educators among new Master Teachers
- Parsons ES receives state library
media award
- Counseling award recipients win state, regional honors
- Parkview’s Leviton earns state kudos
- Georgia PTA recognizes GCPS leaders and schools
- Schools honored for SNP participation, staff contributions
- GCPS schools earn Environmental
Achievement Awards
- GCPS names sixth class of Aspiring Principal Program

May 23, 2011 - Duluth HS’ Lemonds receives Yale Distinguished Music Educator Award
- Brookwood HS’ Wetherington earns top science fellowship
- Berkmar MS’ Griffith honored with NFL Network PE Teacher of the Year award
- Brookwood HS’ Dees named “Georgia HS Principal of the Year”
- Parkview HS' Patrick and Cotton receive state honors
- Norcross HS’ Parrish inducted into Georgia Thespians Hall of Fame
- Rock Springs ES’ Schmidt named 2010-11 GCPS Media Specialist of the Year
- Top school bus staffers honored
- 81 head custodians honored by GCPS
- GCPS teams raise funds for United Way and Relay For Life

March 7, 2011 - Gwinnett schools earn counseling recognition
- Six GCPS staff graduate from National Staff Development Academy
- Trickum’s Whaley earns national graduate research award
- 17 GCPS high schools named AP Honor Schools
- 33 Gwinnett schools make DOE’s Title I Distinguished Schools list
- Simpson ES and Parkview HS named Georgia Schools of Excellence
- Principals’ group honors North Gwinnett MS
- Creekland’s Opferman honored as MS Assistant Principal of the Year
- Lewis earns state kudos for social studies instruction
- Phillips and Gillespie named GAEA’s top art teachers
- Five honored at Counselor Recognition event
- STAR Teachers share limelight with their students
- 23 named to GCPS’ Aspiring Principals Program

November 29, 2010 - GCPS earns The Broad Prize for Urban Education
- GCPS receives $1.4 million grant for social studies education
- Newsweek recognizes 14 GCPS high schools
- Riverside ES' Sebastian recognized by

Future Problem Solving Program International
- Bray named finalist for National Online TOTY
- Teachers participate in 'study abroad' programs
- SNP recognized by Georgia DOE
- Brookwood HS' Dees recognized by state educators
- Three from GCPS named state counseling winners
- Georgia PTA honors Gwinnett schools
- Maxwell HS of Technology's Graphic Communications
program earns industry accreditation
- 19 GCPS educators among state's new Master Teachers
- 73 recognized as GCPS' Green & Healthy Schools
- 36 in first class of GCPS' Aspiring Leader Program

May 7, 2010 - 12 Gwinnett schools make AP Honor Schools list
- Schools honored for high SNP participation
- Gwinnett schools earn counseling recognition
- Educators earn national, state Teacher of the Year kudos
- Stringfellow among finalists for Georgia Teacher of the Year
- Council for Exceptional Children:
Four earn state, county honors
- Murillo recognized by Georgia Reading Association
- GCPS social workers recognized by state association
- STAR Teachers selected as shining examples
- Georgia music educators honor Andrews
- Skeen named 2010 GCPS Media Specialist of the Year
- Gwinnett's Bus Managers and Monitor of the Year named
- Gwinnett leaders honored as innovators by LSAA
- Gwinnett educators receive Atlanta Toyota Scholarships

March 18, 2010 - Trickum's Burgamy named 2009 Great American Teacher
- Grayson culinary program
earns national certification
- Gwinnett educators renew National Board Certification
- Two Gwinnett schools earn RAMP designation
- GDOE recognizes GCPS' Special Education department
- 28 Gwinnett schools earn achievement recognition
- 34 Title I schools 'distinguished' for achievement
- School Police earn law enforcement certification
- Top social studies honors go to Gwinnett staffers
- GCPS names fourth class of Aspiring Principal Program
- Quality-Plus Leader Academy recognizes Class of 2009
- 36 teachers in first class of GCPS' Aspiring Leader Program
- Gwinnett salutes its top counseling professionals

October 27, 2009 - 99% of Gwinnett schools make AYP:
Berkmar HS and Central Gwinnett HS make AYP
- 14 Gwinnett schools recognized with
Distinguished Achievement Awards
- Three from GCPS named state Counseling winners
- American Red Cross and State Superintendent
honor bus manager for saving student
- North Gwinnett HS' 'Dawg House' recognized
among world's top 12 by DECA
- Brookwood HS educator earns Unsung Hero award from ING
- GCPS' Department of Psychological Services
receives Innovative Practice Award
- 12 GCPS educators among
Master Teachers certified by state
- Gwinnett PTA units recognized at state level
- Harbins ES and Norcross HS earn
state's 2009 Library Media Exemplary Award
- Maxwell HS of Technology educator honored by
Construction Education Foundation of Georgia
- Class of 2009-10 begins Teachers as Leaders program
- System, School, and Staff Honors

May 20, 2009 - Mixon-Lockaby named State Special Education Paraprofessional of the Year
- Innovative leaders support improved student achievement
- 56 head custodians honored by GCPS
- System, School, and Staff Honors
- Student/Team Honors
- Degrees
- Presentations
- Publications
- Participants

April 14, 2009 - GCPS nominated for Broad Prize
- Cox earns 2009 Siemens Award for Advanced Placement
- GCPS earns state honor in economic education
- Eight GCPS high schools named AP Honor Schools
- Fine arts educators earn national and state awards
- Gwinnett foreign language educators receive TOTY kudos
- Candis receives GCTE Teacher of the Year award
- Grant named ProStart Teacher of the Year for Georgia
- STAR Teacher Edgar advances to state
- Five recognized as GCPS' top counseling professionals
- Gwinnett's Bus Managers and Monitor of the Year named
- Richardson named Library Media Specialist of the Year
- Programs earn recertification
- Court named for long-time coach, player
- System, School, and Staff Honors
- Student/Team Honors
- Degrees

January 29, 2009 - Gwinnett's TOTY wins national kudos as sponsor
- GCPS' Jahner named top supervisor in foreign language
- Three Gwinnett staff members graduate from
National Staff Development Academy
- Gwinnett educators achieve National Board Certification
- Two GCPS counselors named top 10 finalists
for National Counselor of the Year award
- Quality-Plus Leader Academy welcomes
28 aspiring principals to Class of 2009
- Communication efforts recognized with state awards
- Honors
- Student/Team Honors
- Degrees
- Presentations
- Publications
- Participants
- Grants/Gifts
- Something to celebrate?

October 28, 2008 - W.C. Britt ES named one of 'America's Healthiest Schools'
- Gwinnett teacher selected for Fellowship
- GCPS communications efforts earn

five Awards of Excellence in national competition
- Georgia DOE names 22 Gwinnett schools as

'Georgia Title I Distinguished Schools'
- Nine Gwinnett Schools earn

Distinguished Achievement Awards
- 17 from GCPS tapped as 'High Performance Principals'
- Three GCPS media centers honored by state
- Dr. Green recognized by state educators
- Georgia PTA honors Gwinnett schools
- GCPS art teachers recognized by state art association
- 56 Gwinnett schools recognized
as Green and Healthy Schools
- GCPS staff, students 'Live United' through
contributions to United Way campaign
- Honors
- Student/Team Honors
- Degrees
- Presentations
- Publications
- Participants
- Grants
- Something to celebrate?
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