Finishing APStrong: APS Seeks to Nurture, Promote Leaders from Within with Aspiring Assistant Principals Reception

  NOTE:  There was a ton of activity throughout the district to close out the school year. We shine a light on a number of those events, initiatives and accomplishments in a series of Talk Ups titled “Finishing APStrong.” A strong school system needs strong school leaders, and Atlanta Public Schools has brought back an... Continue Reading →

23 Atlanta Public School graduates to attend top colleges and universities as Posse Scholars

Congratulations to the 23 APS graduates that will attend college as 2014 Posse Scholars, each earning a four-year, full tuition scholarship worth approximately $100,000. The class of 2014 has the largest number of Posse Scholars awarded to APS seniors since the program’s inception in Atlanta in 2007-2008. Selected by The Posse Foundation, scholars are identified... Continue Reading →

Superintendent Erroll Davis announces newly formed Principal Advisory Council

Seeking to increase communication between the superintendent and school leaders while hearing input on various issues that affect the efficiency of school operations, Superintendent Erroll Davis will meet quarterly with the newly formed Superintendent’s Principal Advisory Council.  The Council’s first meeting will take place Wednesday, October 30, 2013. The Council will help drive the mission... Continue Reading →

D.H. Stanton Rises as Leaders

On February 1st, D.H. Stanton invited members of the community to an introduction of The Leader in Me initiative, and integrated the 7 Habits of Highly Effective People into a door competition as the first initiation. The special guests and judges for the door contest included APS Board Member Courtney D. English, Georgia State Board... Continue Reading →

International Delegates Visit Leadership Academy at King Middle

On November 29th, International delegates and educators from the Global Peace Convention visited King Middle School for a site visit of the Leadership Academy program. The special guests included representatives from Global Peace Foundation, Washington Aid International Teens (WAIT), Department of Human Family Service, Afterschool All stars, teacher leaders from Kenya, Ireland, Iraq, and members... Continue Reading →

NPU-Y, Atlanta Council of PTA’s and other groups host district leaders in December

APS is increasing its community outreach efforts through participation at local NPU and other community meetings. The City of Atlanta is divided into twenty-five Neighborhood Planning Units or NPUs, which are citizen advisory councils that make recommendations to the Mayor and City Council on zoning, land use, and other community issues, such as education.  The district’s leadership... Continue Reading →

APS Leaders to Attend NPU-V, NPU-F and NPU-Z Meetings in November

Across APS, we are re-igniting our community outreach efforts. We want to share the changes taking place in APS, highlight each community’s neighborhood school, build support for public education, and give parents and others an opportunity to offer us feedback. We want to reach all families, including those who may not be active users of... Continue Reading →

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