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Gwinnett BOE approves new principal

May 23, 2023

     At its regularly scheduled business meeting on May 18, 2023, the Gwinnett County Board of Education (BOE) approved the appointment of a new principal at Parsons Elementary School.

     Mr. Lenie George has been named the new principal at Parsons Elementary School. Mr. George currently serves as Assistant Principal at Summerour Middle School. He replaces Laura Clark who is retiring at the end of the school year.

Mr. Lenie George, Principal, Parsons Elementary School:Lenie George

GCPS Employment:

2017-Present                  Assistant Principal, Summerour Middle School

Other Employment:

2012-2017                      Graduate Assistant, University of Georgia

2013-2017                      Teacher Development Coach & Seminar Instructor,
                                       The New Teacher Project TNTP, Atlanta, Ga.

2006-2012                      Mathematics Teacher, Benito Juarez Community Academy, Chicago, Ill.



Bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Engineering—Georgia Institute of Technology

Master’s degree in Teaching—National Louis University

Specialist degree in Educational Leadership—University of Georgia


Mr. George is a member of the 2023 Quality-Plus Leader Academy, Aspiring Principal Program, Cohort 16.