- Posted March 22, 2014 by
GCPS interviewed hundreds of educators
By Tom Livsey, OurTown National News Editor,
GCPS interviewed hundreds of educators who registered for the Certified Teacher Career Fair. The interviews took place on March 22 from 8 a.m.to noon at the Gwinnett Center, 6400 Sugarloaf Pkwy., Duluth.
GCPS is searching for highly-qualified certified teachers in Math, Science, Special Education, Speech Language Pathology, Spanish, French, IT Programming/Engineering, Computer Science, Elementary with endorsements in ESOL, Gifted, Reading, Math or Science, or Elementary certified candidates that are highly fluent in Spanish or French with a complete mastery of the vocabulary necessary to teach elementary content in Spanish or French.
With a growth in student enrollment and upcoming retirements, GCPS at this time plans to hire 850 new teachers for the 2014-2015 school year.
Gwinnett County students from six elementary schools will participate in an Atlanta area music performance, “Music: Our Universal Language,” sponsored by the Atlanta Area Orff-Schulwerk Association. Students from Dacula, Head, Lilburn, Norton, Sugar Hill, and Sycamore elementary schools will join students from Metro Atlanta schools to present a concert of children’sinternational music and dance.
Mandy Gunter, President of the Atlanta Area Orff-Schulwerk Association and Music Teacher at Sycamore Elementary, and Julie Martin, Music Teacher at Lilburn Elementary, are the coordinators for the concert. The event took place on March 22 at 5 p.m. at Smoke Risem Baptist Church. The public is cordially invited and the admission is free.
For more information, email Julie Martin at Julie_martin@gwinnett.k12.ga.us