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 →

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 →

South Atlanta HS and Humphries ES Earn Cognia STEM Certification

Two more APS schools have earned Cognia STEM certification! South Atlanta High School and Humphries Elementary School received their certification by meeting a set of rigorous standards. The Innovation Café at South Atlanta High School is a space for students to use creatively use technology. Cognia is a non-profit organization focused on improving educational opportunities... Continue Reading →

Volunteer Judges needed for the 2022 APS Technology and Innovation Competition

The 2022 Atlanta Public Schools Technology and Innovation Competition is underway providing our APS students with the opportunity to showcase their 21st century technological skills, talent, and creativity.    The Department of Instructional Technology and the Division of Academics invites you to judge the competition entries between February 3-13. The competition, as well as the judging... Continue Reading →

2 APS Teachers Recognized by Atlanta Hawks and Clorox in ‘Year of the Teacher’ Campaign

Do you know a great APS teacher deserving recognition? Nominate them for the Atlanta Hawks and Clorox “Year of the Teacher” recognition here: https://www.nba.com/hawks/teacher  Nominations are accepted until Friday, March 4.  “Attending a  Hawks game is exciting enough, but watching the teams warm up, be able to walk onto the court, and stand in the... Continue Reading →

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