GCPS announces 2021-22 local teachers of the year

Gwinnett County Public Schools announced its local teachers of the year Tuesday, the first step toward naming the 2021-22 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 early November.