Student Voice, Teacher Energy

This headline says *almost* everything about our 2022 #APSDayOne in just four words. Atlanta Public Schools administrators visited all schools and clusters today to make sure our building leaders, staff, and especially our scholars were supported for their first day back to the core business of teaching and learning. I had the honor and pleasure... Continue Reading →

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Back-to-School Bash is back, in-person, and better than ever!

Be ready for Day One! https://videopress.com/v/5JpdQyor?resizeToParent=true&cover=true&preloadContent=metadata&useAverageColor=true Back-to-School Bash is back and better than ever! We are happy to announce that we will be back in-person Saturday, July 30 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Georgia World Congress Center located at 285 Andrew Young International Blvd, Atlanta, GA 30313. Find us in Halls C1... Continue Reading →

APS Graduation Ceremonies Day 1: BEST, CSK, and KIPP Atlanta Collegiate

Spirits were high and the excitement was evident at McCamish Pavilion Tuesday at the first two APS commencement ceremonies for the class of 2022.  BEST Academy and Coretta Scott King Young Women’s Leadership Academy (CSK) shared the floor of the arena as hundreds of proud parents, family members and friends cheered for the graduates.  https://twitter.com/apsupdate/status/1529239736304472064?s=20&t=COPj98D9IuOilXOzhzsC1A... Continue Reading →

100 Innovation Fellows Celebrate the “Graduation” of EdFarm Inaugural Cohort

Atlanta Public Schools showcased its commitment to innovation in the classroom by celebrating 100 educators who completed a unique program designed to equip educators with tools, skills, and strategies specifically related to the integration of technology and personalized learning in both virtual and physical classrooms. The Fellows were honored at a Celebration of Learning on... Continue Reading →

APS Announces Child Savings for Kindergartners

APS kicked off the HOPE Child Savings Accounts Program Powered by the City of Atlanta (CSA). The event took place at Tuskegee Airmen Global Academy (TAG) where Dr. Lisa Herring, Atlanta Mayor Andre Dickens, and Former Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms,  among others, spoke about the importance of savings, investing, and financial literacy.  The excitement... Continue Reading →

APS Teacher Receives PAGE Grant

Atlanta Public Schools very own, Taquanna Stubbs of Atlanta Virtual Academy, has been awarded the 2022 Professional Association of Georgia Educators Educator Grant. Stubbs will be using this grant to further serve the community and her students by applying the funds towards her Education Leadership certification. “Education is my passion and I am invested in... Continue Reading →

Record-breaking 17 APS scholars win awards at 2022 Georgia Student Technology Competition

The Department of Instructional Technology in conjunction with the Division of Academics is proud to present the winners of the 2022 Georgia Student Technology Competition (GaSTC). This year, Atlanta Public Schools has a record-breaking number of winners with 17 students winning awards in 3-D Modeling, Animation, Device Modification, Digital Photo Production, Internet Applications, Multimedia Applications,... Continue Reading →

Breaking Language Barriers: Dr. Margaret McKenzie Recognized for Her Work

Each year, the Foreign Language Association of Georgia, FLAG, recognizes outstanding contributions to the field of World Languages. This year, Dr. Margaret McKenzie, director of Multilingual Services and Programs, was honored with the Leadership Award for her efforts in world languages and dual language immersion. "It is truly an honor and a testament to the... Continue Reading →

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