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The Mantra of a Broad Prize Winner Is About Teachers

Publication date: Oct 2, 2014

If you are employed by the Gwinnett County School District, you are either a teacher or you work to support teachers.

That, at least, is the mantra promulgated by the superintendent, J. Alvin Wilbanks. I have heard the same thing from enough other Gwinnett County educators — principals and central office administrators — to know that he isn’t the only one saying it.

Wilbanks also says that if you work for the school district and can’t articulate what you do to support teachers, then you are working in the wrong place. That goes for bus drivers, cafeteria workers, business managers, principals, curriculum directors, and even the superintendent himself. He makes it clear that his job is to support teachers in the classroom.

Read the full article on The Huffington Post Education.

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