The ACPS department formerly known as the Special Education Department has changed its name to the Office of Specialized Instruction, along with other changes that are being highlighted in October, which is Disability Awareness Month.
ACPS encourages celebrating the differences and unique gifts and abilities of each person every day to create a culture of mutual respect and equal opportunities for all students, including those who are differently-abled.
ACPS Express 10/14/2020: Survey Results Highlights • Phased-In Reopening Plans Presented to School Board • The Identity Project Community Conversations Begin This Week …and more.
Here is an opportunity to take your involvement in our community to the next level and have an impact on key issues impacting our schools. Read why others have joined a committee and about the impact their work has had.
Join us to celebrate a year of student service learning on Wednesday, June 6 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the George Washington Middle School library. Learn how students tackled real-world issues, learned academic and civic skills and connected with their community.
Becoming mothers to sons with Autism propelled Yolanda Carrasco and Mildred Rivera into advocacy and leadership roles as volunteers with ACPS. The pair has now been honored at the 2017 Salute to Women Awards Celebration held by the Alexandria Commission for Women.
The ACPS Special Education Parent Resource Center has compiled a series of videos about topics of interest to parents of students with special educational needs. View the final video in the series in English, Spanish, Amharic and Arabic.