GCPS Orientation for New Teachers
New Teacher Orientation Reminder
Gwinnett County Public Schools is excited to have you on the team! We are committed to your success this year and throughout your GCPS career. We would like to remind you of New Teacher Orientation scheduled for July 19 and July 20, 2021.
Attendance for both days of the districtwide orientation is required to receive a $150 honorarium payment scheduled for September 2021. Professional dress is required.
In preparation for the 2021-22 school year, you have been granted technological access and resources on an accelerated timeline. Your county-issued laptop and NTO materials will be available during the week of July 12th at your local school. You will need your laptops for digital modules prior to NTO Day 1. You will also need your laptops on NTO Day 2. Your local school will reach out to you regarding times and dates to pick up your laptop and materials.
Digital Access and Preparation
You will need your laptops for digital modules prior to NTO Day 1. You will also need your laptops on NTO Day 2. (please pick up from your local schools.)
Day 1: July 19, 2021Who: All New Teachers (hired after January 1, 2021)
Location: Gas South Arena (Formerly known as the Inifinite Energy Arena)
Address: 6400 Sugarloaf Pkwy, Duluth, GA 30097 please click here to view their clear bag policy Masks are strongly recommended but not required, and seating will be socially distanced.
Time: 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Day 2: July 20, 2021Who: All New Teachers (hired after January 1, 2021)
Location: Please report to your local school – you will engage in digital learning based on grade and curriculum area
Assigned Time: 8:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. MS/ HS or 12:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. ES
To locate your assigned session, access the link below, select Day 2 and click on your curriculum area. This will lead you to the appropriate communication center and ZOOM link. Note: You must be logged on to the GCPS portal to access.
NTO Day 2 – access your digital session using this link:
NTO Day 2 Help Desk:
Join Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 960 9108 4260