Gwinnett County Schools holds ‘Signing Day’ for teachers

With the stroke of her pen, Lanier High School senior Jillian Forbes erased any potential anxiety she could have had trying to find a job after graduating from Kennesaw State University with a degree in secondary education.

Gwinnett County Public Schools held a ceremony Tuesday at the J. Alvin Wilbanks Instructional Center where Forbes and fellow seniors from GCPS school seeking careers in education, signed unofficial job offers. In the same way a student-athlete might have a signing ceremony to celebrate their acceptance of a college scholarship, this group of future teachers signed their own letters of intent to earn their education degree and one day return to GCPS to launch their young careers.