Department of Curriculum and Instruction

  • Bonnie Brush Executive Director
    (678) 301-7290

    The Department of Curriculum and Instruction leads the development and implementation of a world-class curriculum through the Quality-Plus Teaching Strategies. The department promotes the Academic Knowledge and Skills (AKS) curriculum, models and supports instruction and assessment of the AKS, and facilitates professional learning for teachers and staff.

    Gwinnett County Public Schools’ Curriculum and Instruction Department houses the curriculum offices that lead and support systemwide instruction and assessment of the Academic Knowledge and Skills (AKS).


    Support for Teachers and Schools

    The role of the Curriculum and Instruction Department is to support schools in the development and implementation of quality curriculum and the most effective instructional practices. Curriculum & Instruction is committed to acting responsively to the needs of teachers and students to ensure all students have equitable access to instructional programs that maximize their potential.

    The Curriculum and Instruction Department supports teachers and schools through efforts such as the following:

    • Develops Academic Knowledge and Skills (AKS) for learning;  
    • Develops instructional resources that support the teaching and learning of the AKS and optimize the use of the Quality-Plus Teaching Strategies; 
    • Develops and models sample instructional resources that model differentiated instruction responsive to individual student learning needs; 
    • Develops sample instructional tools that foster critical thinking, collaboration, effective communication, and creativity for each student; 
    • Designs and facilitates professional learning differentiated to model the teaching cycle; and 
    • Provides ongoing support of teaching and learning through instructional coaching. 


    Want More Information?

    Gwinnett County Public Schools
    Department of Curriculum and Instruction
    Instructional Support Center
    437 Old Peachtree Road, NW
    Suwanee, GA 30024-2978

    Phone: (678) 301-7290
    Fax: (678) 301-7254

  • Bonnie Brush, Executive Director
    Bonnie Brush, Executive Director