The 2013 Gwinnett County Teacher of the Year will be announced Thursday, Nov. 1, at the annual Teacher of the Year banquet at the Gwinnett Center in Duluth.
Six finalists were was selected from an initial list of 131 teachers nominated by their colleagues at their local schools and 16 elementary, five middle, and five high school teachers later named semi-finalists.
The finalists are:
- Erica Leach, Walnut Grove ES, Suwanee, Collins Hill Cluster
- Deborah Johnson, Berkmar MS, Lilburn, Berkmar Cluster
- Celisa Edwards, Dacula MS, Dacula, Dacula Cluster
- Heidi Mikulekcy, Richards MS, Lawrenceville, Central Gwinnett Cluster
- Jay Nebel, Norcross HS, Norcross, Norcross Cluster
- Dean Landers, Peachtree Ridge High, Suwanee, Peachtree Ridge Cluster
A committee composed of teachers, central office personnel,
and administrators will select the top teacher, who will then compete to become Georgia’s Teacher of the Year.
~ Duluth Patch