Superintendent of Schools Dr. Gregory C. Hutchings, Jr. has once again been honored as an outstanding leader in education for his commitment to the educational advancement of minority educators and learners.
As we prepare to break for the Thanksgiving holiday, Superintendent of Schools Dr. Gregory C. Hutchings, Jr. has taken a few minutes to express his thanks and gratitude to each and everyone one of you in our ACPS family. In order for our students to succeed, it takes each and everyone one of us. Thank you for playing your part.
Lyles-Crouch School Nurse Jasmine Wood has been named Virginia School Nurse of the Year. But the award has a far more personal meaning, as it comes at a time when her family is facing a medical crisis of their own.
One month after the start of school Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Gregory C. Hutchings, Jr. has a message for all ACPS staff.
ACPS is one of only 26 school divisions in the United States and Canada to be officially recognized for fiscal responsibility in its procurement processes by this national association of public procurement professionals.
ACPS School Climate Specialist Gregory Baldwin will be recognized as a Champion of Children in the annual Children, Youth and Families Collaborative Commission Champions of Children Awards.
Two ACPS employees are among the 40 leaders and innovators being celebrated as part of the Alexandria Chamber of Commerce 2017 40 Under 40.
Nominated by her students, National Board Certified Teacher Laura Simons was also our nominee for The Washington Post Outstanding Teacher of the Year.
Jesse Mazur has been named ACPS Principal of the Year and a finalist for The Washington Post’s 2018 Principal of the Year. Learn why and see highlights from the surprise announcement.
Hear from each of the teachers nominated for the ACPS Teacher of the Year Award why they teach, in their own words.
Homegrown Titan and 1974 T.C. graduate Michael Hughes returned to his alma mater 25 years ago as the head track coach. He has just been named 2018 Winter All-Met Coach of the Year for Boys Indoor Track and Field by The Washington Post.
Carmen Sanders, George Washington Middle School’s Grade Seven Academic Principal, has been selected by her alma mater as Educator of the Year, a Virginia Tech Influential Black Alumni Award.
Congratulations to the 17 teachers who earned the profession’s highest mark of accomplishment. And kudos to three schools that had multiple teachers achieve certification: James K. Polk Elementary School and Francis C. Hammond Middle School’s International Academy each had four, while T.C. Williams, including the Satellite Campus, had seven.
Mount Vernon Community School nurse Lisa Clausen, RN, to be honored with the Flora Krause Casey Public Health Award for the significant impact her work has had on the health and well-being of ACPS students, their families and the greater Alexandria community.
Sean Murphy, Samuel W. Tucker Elementary School art teacher, has been named the 2017 Virginia Elementary Art Educator of the Year by the Virginia Art Education Association.
ACPS English Learner (EL) Curriculum Specialist Michael Suppa has been named a 2017 Changemaker by the D.C. Change Leaders Collaborative for his leadership in building bridges between our schools and the community.
ACPS Talented and Gifted Coordinator named 2017 Virginia Leader of the Year for the Gifted by the Virginia Association for the Gifted
Once again this year, ACPS has earned a prestigious procurement award.
T.C. Williams has been recognized for supporting independent scientific research by students from diverse backgrounds with a grant of $4,000 to remove economic barriers for students who traditionally are underrepresented in science.
The results of the Spring Fitness Challenge are in. See who came out on top!
Congratulations to the ACPS staff members who retired in 2017. The retirees were honored at a ceremony last week, during which they were celebrated for their service to our schools, our students and our community.
Congratulations to ACPS employees Peter Balas and Andrew Watson for being named among the rising stars of Alexandria.
Lucretia Jackson, principal of Matthew Maury Elementary School and former principal of Lyles-Crouch Traditional Academy, will retire at the end of the school year.
Jefferson-Houston School Instructional Math Coach Holly Tate has been awarded a prestigious grant.
Nine teachers from ACPS have become certified in the Kennedy Center’s Changing Education Through the Arts (CETA) program.
Patricia Zissios, principal of Lyles-Crouch Traditional Academy has been honored with the Virginia Association of Elementary School Principals
Don Lacey Award for Excellence.
Matthew Maury Elementary School’s music teacher Laura Koss has been named 2017 ACPS Teacher of the Year and finalist for The Washington Post Outstanding Teacher of the Year.
T.C. Williams Instructional Specialist Seamus O’Connor awarded $1,000 grant to attend the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development’s Empower 2017 conference.
Meet the second half of the teachers nominated for The Washington Post Teacher of the Year Award. Stay tuned for the announcement of the overall ACPS winner to be announced in April.
Meet the first half of the teachers nominated for The Washington Post Teacher of the Year Award. Next week we will introduce the second half of the teachers that were nominated in the run up to the announcement of the overall ACPS winner, to be announced in March.