Mays High Eagle Leadership Academy students speak at Principal Shadow Day luncheon

While we were incredibly moved by the experienced shared by our community and business partners who spend Principal Shadow Day learning more about the exciting things happening in our schools, we were equally moved by the speeches provided by male students from Benjamin E. Mays High's Eagle Leadership Academy at the concluding luncheon. The academy... Continue Reading →

Principal Shadow Day welcomes community partners to serve as school leaders around APS

UPDATE: Check out photo gallery here. Read speeches by Mays High Eagle Leadership Academy students at the luncheon here. Atlanta Public Schools principals happily switched places with several of our community and business partners Thursday as part of the annual Principal Shadow Day -- one of the best-ever examples of walking in someone else's shoes.... Continue Reading →

In the next Atlanta Educator: Mays High’s single-gender academies

We're busy at work putting together the fall issue of The Atlanta Educator, an award-winning print newspaper that celebrates achievements around Atlanta Public Schools. From District staff and board members to school staff, faculty, students, parents and partners, The Atlanta Educator shows the wide range of people and programs that are making a difference in... Continue Reading →

Principals’ Academy prepares school leaders for 2010-11

UDPATE: Check out our video here or above. Atlanta Public Schools continued its preparation for the 2010-11 school year with its annual Principals' Academy on Thursday at Frederick Douglass High School. The Principals' Academy, which ran from the early morning to early afternoon, provides a series of training seminars for all of the new and returning... Continue Reading →

Meet Atlanta Public Schools’ Vals and Sals — up close and personal

It's graduation week, so we thought we'd share this video presentation introducing you to the valedictorians and salutatorians of our high schools -- most of which have been beneficiaries of our High School Transformation Initiative. This project has taken our traditional campuses and divided them into small learning communities with academy leaders under the supervision... Continue Reading →

Eighth-graders get their first taste of high school at APS showcase

(UPDATE: APS' Scott King talks with parents at the High Schools Showcase. Listen here.) Natasha Radford (pictured above, bottom row/middle) is an eighth-grader at Coretta Scott King Young Women's Leadership Academy. She moved diligently with the rest of her classmates from an orientation session in a conference room on the Atlanta Metropolitan College campus over to... Continue Reading →

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