Six finalists announced for Gwinnett's 2013 Teacher of the Year









Six finalists announced for Gwinnett's 2013 Teacher of the Year

Out of a group of 131 local school Teachers of the Year named earlier this fall, then narrowed to 26 semifinalists, a selection committee had the difficult task to select this year’s finalists. One of these six finalists will be named Gwinnett’s 2013 Teacher of the Year at a banquet on November 1. All local school Teachers of the Year will be recognized that evening.

To learn more about our finalists and the next steps in the process, read the news release and click on each finalist's name (below) for additional insight.


Deborah Johnson
Berkmar Middle
Mathematics Teacher
(Grade 8)

Celisa Edwards
Dacula Middle
7th Grade Teacher




Jay Nebel
Norcross High
World History Teacher
(Grades 9 and 10)




Dean Landers
Peachtree Ridge High
Physics Teacher
(Grades 11 and 12)




Heidi Mikulecky
Richards Middle
Language Arts Teacher
(Grade 6)




Erica Leach
Walnut Grove Elementary
Mathematics Specialist
(Grades K-5)