Congratulations! Stephanie Johnson, Principal at Maynard H. Jackson High School, Named a Principal of the Year Finalist

By Erica Fatima On Friday, January 15, the Georgia Association of Secondary School Principals (GASSP) announced Atlanta Public Schools’ very own, Stephanie Johnson, Ed.S, as a finalist for this year’s Principal of the Year.   Principal Johnson joins a distinguished list of finalists that include: Dr. Julia Daniely, Westside Pre-Engineering High School, Bibb County Dr. Sean... Continue Reading →

Perkerson’s Principal Bender Earns Travel Scholarship to Peru with EF Educational Tours

EF Educational Tours, the world’s leading educational travel company, has awarded a travel scholarship for a free EF Professional Development Tour to Peru this summer to Shawn Bender, Principal at Perkerson Elementary School in the Atlanta Public School District in Atlanta, GA.  “Service learning is an incredibly important learning tool that empowers students and educators to solve problems in their own... Continue Reading →

Second annual Neighborhood Celebration showcases the southeast schools in APS

  UPDATE: View photo gallery here. Watch video here. The second annual Neighborhood Celebration provided Atlanta Public Schools to showcase the schools in the southeast Atlanta neighborhoods that feed into host school Maynard H. Jackson High School, on a gorgeous Saturday afternoon. The school halls were filled with representatives from the participating schools as well... Continue Reading →

Sarah Smith Elementary Principal Sidney Baker honored by Great Books Foundation

We end the week with still more good news from the district, and again from SRT-4, as we learn that Sarah Smith Elementary Principal Dr. Sidney Baker was one of one four educators honored with the 2010 Great Books Lifetime Achievement Award. The award committee noted Dr. Baker’s enthusiastic support of Great Books programs along with "his... Continue Reading →

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