Mission & Vision Statements
Our Mission Statement
Doing what is best for students today, tomorrow, everyday.
The vision of the GCSC is to remain the premiere educational system providing an enriched academic and multi-cultural learning environment that prepares our students to pursue the accomplishment of life goals. GCSC fosters a high-quality education in a safe and orderly learning environment that ensures the acquisition of knowledge, skills, and values necessary to be productive and responsible citizens in a global, technological society.
What We Believe
- Educating students is vital to the sustainability and growth of the community.
- Educational excellence and opportunity require committed students, teachers, administrators, parents, and school board members.
- Mutual respect and support is expected from teachers, staff, administrators and students.
- Learning occurs best in a safe, orderly and secure environment.
About the Superintendent
The Advisory Board holds its scheduled meetings once every three months at 6:00 p.m., the second Tuesday of the month at the Gary Area Career Center, 35th & King Drive, Gary, Indiana.
The Board encourages suggestions and comments on how educational excellence can be achieved. One of the best ways to stay informed and voice opinions is through attendance at the Advisory Board meetings.
The Board welcomes the participation of interested organizations and individuals. Any person attending a meeting may request to speak on an agenda or non-agenda item by completing the appropriate form prior to the opening of the meeting. The time allotted to speak shall not exceed three (3) minutes.
GCSC School Board
School Board Members
Mr. Robert L Buggs Sr.
Vice President, At-Large
4002 Rhode Island Street
Gary, IN 46409
Mr. Carlos Toliver
Member, 1st District
6620 Hemlock Avenue
Gary, IN 46403
Mr. James M. Piggee
Member, 2nd District
601 Taft Street
Gary, IN 46404
Member, 3rd District
Norman A. Bailey
Secretary, 4th District
1151 Pyramid Drive
Gary, IN 46407
Mary Ann Canty Reedus
Member, 5th District
Member, 6th District
Gary Community School Corporation has the following open positions. Please click on the Apply Now button to apply. Thanks.
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Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant (COTA)
Middle School Lead Teacher Internal Applicants Only
High School Lead Teacher Internal Applicants Only
To report an anonymous crime tip, call 219-318-2351.
In the event of after-hours emergencies, the GCSC has an after-hours emergency telephone number to report the following situations in GCSC buildings and properties: open windows, open doors, unusual smoke, unusual noise, vandalism, loitering, and the ringing of a school’s security alarm.
This phone number is also a totally confidential means of reporting persons who have committed illegal activity on school grounds, including drug use, vandalism, violence, possession of a weapon, etc.
This number may also be used as the Corporation’s tip reporting service. Submit tips regarding bullying, intimidation, harassment, weapons, drugs, etc. Tips may be submitted anonymously.
Det. Simon Lillie