Norcross, Georgia, November 15, 2011 – LAN Systems, a leading Atlanta IT Consulting firm, CEO Mary Hester was the “Principal for a Day” at JC Magill Elementary School in Loganville, Georgia. The program is a joint venture of the Gwinnett County Board of Education and the Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce. Its objective is to provide CEO-level business leaders a firsthand, authentic look at the operations of today’s schools and the principals who lead them. Leaders observe the rewards, challenges, and satisfaction that come with being the instructional and managerial leader of a modern public school.
Mary shadowed MS. Crystal Collins, Principal of JC Magill EC, during her normal and very busy schedule. Starting by greeting students and staff, they moved to the media center for the morning television broadcast. Classroom visits, a special Thanksgiving lunch with students and parents was a highlight of the day.
“It builds confidence in our future to see happy, engaged students,” said Hester. “The activities were challenging and many focused on science and math. Ms. Collins is a very involved principal who knows all her students and staff. Her level of commitment is remarkable.”
JC Magill is in Loganville, Georgia and serves over 1100 students in kindergarten through fifth grade.
About the Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce
Gwinnett County remains one of the fastest-growing counties in the United States and has led the state of Georgia in job creation for the past five years. At the center of Gwinnett’s growth and development is the Gwinnett Chamber. As one of the largest and most successful chambers in the Southeastern United States, the Gwinnett Chamber has a finger on the pulse of the community and is able to identify and target issues of importance to businesses in the county. Within the Chamber, businesses of all sizes have a strong voice and powerful impact on important community issues. For more information, visit: www.gwinnettchamber.org
About LAN Systems
LAN Systems is a leading Atlanta IT Consulting company that provides people-focused IT solutions. As technology experts, LAN Systems helps companies make the most of their existing IT investment and choose the right solutions to fuel growth. LAN Systems is a leading provider of IT Solutions for growing businesses in the Metro Atlanta.
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