Labor Unions Honor Dr. Carstarphen as Georgia Superintendent of the Year

Before a crowd of colleagues, students and community advocates, Dr. Meria J. Carstarphen humbly accepted the 2018 Georgia Superintendent of the Year Award at an honorary ceremony on July 12. Presented by The American Federation of State and County Municipal Employees Local 1644 (AFSCME) and the Georgia Federation of Public Service Employees (GFPSE), the award... Continue Reading →

Day One: Be There. APS superintendent launches district’s back-to-school attendance campaign during July Board of Education meeting

Newly appointed superintendent, Meria Carstarphen, launched a city-wide attendance campaign during the July Board of Education meeting encouraging parents and students to ‘be there’ for the first day of school, August 4, 2014.  This was Dr. Carstarphen’s first board meeting following her official start with the district earlier this month. “We’re excited about a message... Continue Reading →

The Atlanta Board of Education releases financial details and a list of corporate donors supporting the current APS leadership transition team

Last week, the Atlanta Board of Education reported that to date, nearly $350,00 has been committed to the Atlanta Public Schools Improvement Fund to support the current APS leadership transition. With funds being managed by The Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta, corporate donors have committed $200,000 to support the Atlanta Public Schools’ incoming superintendent Dr.... Continue Reading →

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