Meet the next four of our 18 finalists!
ACPS is celebrating six new and renewed National Board Certified Teachers! Find out more about what this means for students in the classroom.
Each ACPS school has put forward their pick for our division’s annual crown. Only one will then go forward to the Washington Post’s annual Teacher of the Year competition. Meet our first four finalists from Charles Barrett, Cora Kelly, William Ramsay and Francis C. Hammond.
A program tailored to each individual student is reaping rewards.
The Governor’s Health Sciences Academy at T.C. Williams High School has been awarded two honors for its launch and collaborative marketing campaign.
Our Parent Liaison has gone above and beyond to help support generations of families in our city. She has now been recognized for her tireless efforts to help families at Mount Vernon Community School.
The early childhood education program coordinator has won the national award after winning the state nomination in January.
A Harrowing Journey Led a Child to ACPS. Years Later He Returned as a Teacher Using His Story to Inspire Others
Onelio Mencho-Aguilar tells his T.C. Williams International Academy students, “If I can succeed, so can you.”
Eleven nationalities speaking multiple languages play alongside each other as they attempt to figure out life in the U.S. Don’t miss this video featuring a special T.C. cameo!
This award comes as ACPS continues on its mission to ensure equity for all our students.
Alejandro Gomez of Jefferson-Houston PreK-8 IB School and Rachel Forbes of Francis C. Hammond Middle School are honored for bringing equity to gifted education.
Congratulations, Mr. O! George Mason Principal Named Director of Educational Leadership Organization
Brian Orrenmaa was chosen to represent principals of dozens of schools in Northern Virginia.
ACPS Principal Pierrette Peters has been selected to push equity and opportunity in public schools across the region.
Last week, ACPS celebrated the tremendous dedication and contributions of the employees who retired this year. See how they will be spending their retirement.
We are celebrating Mary Ellen McCormick’s award from the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship for her lesson on biomimicry.
Chanel Alford-Campbell, Technology Integration Specialist at Francis C. Hammond Middle School, has been honored for her creativity when it comes to professional development.
The winners of the Anne R. Lipnick Awards for Specialized Instruction were announced at a reception of staff, School Board and students. See our winners from Douglas MacArthur, T.C. Williams and Lyles-Crouch, and take a peek at photos from the event.
Principal Pierrette Peters followed in the steps of the former First Lady of Virginia when she became the 2019 winner of the Milliken Award from Communities in Schools this week.
Today marks the start of Teacher Appreciation Week and we know our teachers are very special people. Find out how we are making them the center of our world and our work this week.
April Rodgers, physical education teacher and founding staff member at Ferdinand T. Day Elementary School, has been recognized for her powerful commitment to teaching life skills in her physical education classes and for her key contributions in opening Alexandria’s newest school last fall.
James Harrison has become the first ever ACPS employee to be named Outstanding Support Staff Member of the Year. He was honored for his dedication to students both inside and outside of school.
Congratulations to Samuel W. Tucker Principal Rene Paschal, who is described by his colleagues as having the patience of a saint, the vision of a masterful coach and the commitment of a marathon runner.
ACPS has been recognized for excellence in budget presentation for the 2018-19 budget year for presenting budget documents that are accurate, easy to read and communicate the division’s goals and objectives.
This year, for the first time, ACPS is recognizing an Outstanding Support Staff Member of the Year. This week we’re celebrating all of our nominees. Read what makes them outstanding. The winner will be announced in April.
This week meet the outstanding ACPS secondary teachers nominated for the ACPS Teacher of the Year award and The Washington Post Teacher of the Year Award and read why their students, families and colleagues believe they deserve recognition.
Meet the exceptional ACPS elementary teachers nominated for the ACPS Teacher of the Year award and The Washington Post Teacher of the Year Award, and read why their students, families and colleagues believe they deserve recognition. Next week we’ll shine a light on secondary teachers who were nominated and the following week, the support staff who were nominated for our inaugural Support Staff of the Year Award. The overall Washington Post winner and the ACPS winner will be announced in April.
Fine Arts Instructional Specialist Andrew Watson, a leader in arts education in ACPS, Alexandria and beyond, has been named Supervisory Art Educator of the Year by the Virginia Art Education Association.
Nine educators have earned National Board Certification for the first time with an additional eight renewing their certification, representing the largest cohort to complete the certification and recertification processes in a single school year.
Kimberly Wilson has been named 2019 Virginia Association for Career and Technical Education (CTE) Teacher of the Year for her contributions to student success, her innovations in the CTE classroom and for her leadership in the CTE community.
This holiday season, ACPS asked our staff to team up with our community and give generously to support our families who are struggling. Because of your generosity, we were able to brighten the holidays of more than 165 students and families. Please take a moment to enjoy our thank you.