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ACPS Teacher of the Year 2019-20 Nominees
Meet the next four of our 18 finalists! LaGina Gross from T.C. Williams Minnie Howard, Melanie Needels from Mount Vernon, Nicole Kertyzak from Maury, and Mary Breslin from George Washington Middle School.
Introducing Our Teacher of the Year Nominees for 2019-20
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.
William Ramsay Elementary School Applauded for Improving Science Results
A program tailored to each individual student is reaping rewards.
He Didn’t Speak English Until Eight Years-Old — Now He’s the Winner of a Quarter-Million Dollar Scholarship
Wilmer Carranza gives thanks to his mother for the sacrifices she made and says she is the inspiration behind everything he does. Now, by becoming the first in his family to go to college, he hopes to create a legacy.
Listen Up: T.C. Williams Alum Tracy Young Becomes the First Female to Win a Grammy in the Remix Category
Tracy Young, a groundbreaking talent, gives credit to the diversity of T.C. Williams for teaching her about the world.
You Deserve This: Rosa Landeros Named a Living Legend of Alexandria
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.
“Crazy, Awesome, Awesome Opportunity.” Two Outstanding T.C. Seniors Win Prestigious Posse Scholarships
Thousands apply from cities across the US each year for a chance of a full tuition scholarship worth $250,000.
He Can’t Stop Winning: T.C. Alum Noah Lyles Named U.S. Athlete of the Year for Second Year Running
Just the boost the Titan needs as he counts down to the Olympic Games in July in Tokyo, Japan.
“Inspirational” T.C. Williams Teacher Kimberly Wilson Named CTE National Teacher of the Year
“I want to be an inspiration to my students. Perhaps in ten or twenty years, I will be able to see one of my children – my students – walking across that stage.”
So Much to Cheer About at T.C. Williams! Titans Recognized for a Succession of Achievements
Kudos to our high school staff and students who are on a winning streak.
ACPS Given Thousands to Spend on New Multicultural and Multilingual Books
$60,000 will go to fund our Literacy Out Loud project, thanks to the nonprofit First Book and their OMG Books Grant Awards.
Athletico Displays Spirit and Determination to Win Championship
“A majority of our kids, has something that they are dealing with that’s pretty heavy,” said coach and school resource officer Johnny Larios.
Show Some Love: Make Your Nominations for ACPS Support Staff of the Year Award
Our support staff are so important to the success of our schools. Help us show them how much we value their contribution.
Call for Nominations: Washington Post’s Principal and Teacher of the Year Awards
We have so many outstanding principals and teachers that we need your input to help us choose!