Gwinnett Schools: Grace Snell Middle has new principal

Combined ShapeCaption
This after an investigation into allegations that a middle school teacher helped students cheat during a standardized test, according to school officials.

Gwinnett Board of Education appoints new head of school amid test cheating investigation

Less than a month after the principal of Grace Snell Middle School, two other administrators and six teachers retired or resigned in the midst of a test cheating investigation, the Gwinnett County Public Schools Board of Education appointed a new head of the school.

At a special called meeting on June 3, the board also approved four other principal appointments for the 2019-2020 school year.

Related story: Nine educators leave school in test cheating incident

Darlene Brown, an assistant principal at Hull Middle

Combined ShapeCaption
Darlene Brown has been appointed principal at Grace Snell Middle School.

Darlene Brown has been appointed principal at Grace Snell Middle School.

Combined ShapeCaption
Darlene Brown has been appointed principal at Grace Snell Middle School.

School, will become the next principal of Grace Snell Middle School.

Katrina Larmond, an assistant principal at Trip Elementary School, will become the principal of

Combined ShapeCaption
Katrina Larmond has been appointed principal of Bethesda Elementary School.

Katrina Larmond has been appointed principal of Bethesda Elementary School.

Combined ShapeCaption
Katrina Larmond has been appointed principal of Bethesda Elementary School.

Bethesda Elementary School. She will fill the position currently held by Pam Williams who will be a new Assistant Superintendent for Elementary Schools.

Kono Smith, an assistant principal at Hopkins

Combined ShapeCaption
Kono Smith was appointed principal of Graves Elementary School.

Kono Smith was appointed principal of Graves Elementary School.

Combined ShapeCaption
Kono Smith was appointed principal of Graves Elementary School.

Elementary, will be the new principal at Graves Elementary School.

Natalie Looney, an assistant principal at Summerour Middle School will become the next principal of that

Combined ShapeCaption
Natalie Looney was named principal of Summerour Middle School.

Natalie Looney was named principal of Summerour Middle School.

Combined ShapeCaption
Natalie Looney was named principal of Summerour Middle School.

school as current principal Dorothy Jarrett transitions to the principal role at South Gwinnett High School.

Durrant Williams, the principal of GIVE Center East, has been tapped as the next principal of Berkmar

Combined ShapeCaption
Durrant Williams was named principal of Berkmar High School.

Durrant Williams was named principal of Berkmar High School.

Combined ShapeCaption
Durrant Williams was named principal of Berkmar High School.

High School. He succeeds Al Taylor who has been named as an Assistant Superintendent for Middle Schools.

Although the educators involved in the Grace Snell investigation are no longer with Gwinnett schools, the investigation continues, according to district officials.

Gwinnett wouldn’t release names, but did send preliminary findings to the Georgia Professional Standards Commission to determine if teaching certification should be suspended or revoked.