Dr. Steve Flynt currently serves as the Chief Strategy and Performance Officer with Gwinnett County Public Schools. Prior to being appointed to this position, Dr. Flynt also served as the Associate Superintendent of the Division of School Leadership and Operations, the Chief Academic Officer as well as an Area Superintendent for the Division of Teaching and Learning.
Immediately prior to coming to the central office, Flynt served as the principal of Gwinnett’s Peachtree Ridge High School. Initially certified as a science teacher, Flynt spent nine years in the classroom teaching in both Gwinnett and neighboring DeKalb county schools. During most of his teaching career he also coached soccer and swimming at the varsity level. Flynt’s leadership experience in Gwinnett County includes service as a high school science department chair, administrative assistant and assistant principal, before being named principal in January 2006, in addition to serving on numerous education boards and task force committees.
Steve Flynt earned his education degrees at Young Harris College (associate of arts in education), Lees-McRae College (bachelor’s in biology), Piedmont College (master’s in science education), and the University of Georgia, where he completed his doctoral degree in Educational Leadership. He is active in many community organizations and with the Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce as an alumnus of Leadership Gwinnett.