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2021 Area Board Meetings Gwinnett County Board of Education to begin Area Board Meetings in late August

 August 16, 2021    

     On Tuesday, August 24, at Grayson High School, Gwinnett County Public Schools (GCPS) will host the first of five events where students, their families and community members will have an opportunity to meet the district’s new superintendent, Dr. Calvin Watts, and members of Gwinnett County’s Board of Education. During these Area Board Meetings, which will be held at a school in each Board district, Dr. Watts will share information about the new school year and his focus as he begins leading Georgia’s largest school district. In addition, meeting participants will learn more about the district’s work to engage the community and will be able to provide input through an online survey to share topics that are of interest to them. Please note that interpreters will be available at all meetings to assist participants who speak Spanish, Korean, Vietnamese, or Chinese.

     All meetings begin at 7 p.m. in the host school’s theater, with a Board Governance Team Meet and Greet beginning at 6:30 p.m. The 2021 Area Board Meetings are organized by School Board district. (However, citizens may attend any one of the five meetings.) There will be limited seating in the theatre as appropriate mitigation strategies will be in place to promote physical distancing. In addition, masks are required in all GCPS facilities. All meetings will be streamed and recorded. Watch at or on the GCPS TV app (available on Apple, Android, Amazon Fire, and Roku).


Date & Time


Host Board Member

Host School


Tuesday, August 24

7 p.m.

District I

Karen Watkins,

2021 Vice Chair

Grayson HS,

50 Hope Hollow Rd. in Loganville

District I includes all or portions of the Archer, Brookwood, Central Gwinnett, Dacula, Discovery, Grayson, Mill Creek, Mountain View, and South Gwinnett clusters, and Oakland Meadow School

Thursday, August 26

7 p.m.

District II

Steven B. Knudsen

Mill Creek HS,

4400 Braselton Hwy. in Hoschton

District II includes all or part of the Berkmar, Central Gwinnett, Collins Hill, Lanier, Mill Creek,

Mountain View, and North Gwinnett clusters as well as GIVE Center East, Gwinnett Online Campus, and Phoenix HS

Tuesday, August 31

7 p.m.

District III

Dr. Mary Kay Murphy

North Gwinnett HS,

20 Level Creek Rd. in Suwanee

District III includes all or part of the Collins Hill, Duluth, Lanier, Norcross, North Gwinnett, and Peachtree Ridge clusters, as well as Buice Center , GIVE Center West, New Life Academy of Excellence, and North Metro Academy of Performing Arts

Tuesday, September 14

7 p.m.

District IV

Everton Blair, Jr.,

2021 Chair

Berkmar HS,

405 Pleasant Hill Rd. in Lilburn

District IV includes all or portions of the Berkmar, Brookwood, Grayson, Meadowcreek, Parkview, Shiloh, and South Gwinnett clusters

Tuesday, October 5

7 p.m.

District V

Dr. Tarece Johnson

McClure Health Science HS,

3921 Club Dr.

in Duluth

District V includes all or portions of the Berkmar, Discovery, Duluth, Meadowcreek, and Norcross clusters in addition to Maxwell High School of Technology and Gwinnett School of Mathematics, Science, and Technology