GCPS announces 2019-20 local teachers of the year

Gwinnett County Public Schools announced its local teachers of the year on Monday, the first step toward naming the 2019-20 Teacher of the Year.

In all, 139 teachers were named tops at their respective schools as voted on by their peers. Later this month, that group will be narrowed down to 25 semifinalists. From that group, six finalists will be chosen in mid-October.