Ferdinand T. Day Elementary School Wins Award for Creative Design

Ferdinand T. Day and children playing outside of school

When Alexandria’s newest elementary school opened last September, it was named after one of Alexandria’s Civil Rights icons. Now, six decades after Ferdinand T. Day was one of the trailblazers in Alexandria’s fight for desegregation, the school that bears his name has been awarded a design innovation award for using creativity to solve one of Alexandria’s other problems: space.

Teaching’s Highest Accomplishment — What it Means for the Classroom

Andrea Lewis

Seventeen ACPS Educators earned teaching’s highest accomplishment, representing the largest group to complete the certification and recertification process in a single school year. ACPS now boasts 83 National Board Certified teachers and counselors. Find out what that means for students.