Superintendent Named Educator of the Year









Superintendent Named Educator of the Year

Gwinnett Superintendent J. Alvin Wilbanks has been named Outstanding Educator for 2000 by the Georgia School Superintendents Association. GSSA chose Mr. Wilbanks as its honoree this year in recognition of his "visionary leadership" of the state's largest school system. His nomination form cited his leadership in raising student achievement in Gwinnett County schools through the Academic Knowledge and Skills/Gateway Assessment Program, his emphasis on educational improvement and accountability, and his statewide service as a member of Governor Roy Barnes' Education Reform Study Commission.