APS Parent Mentor Edith Abakare Named Finalist for the 2016 Annual Phil Pickens Leadership Award

Edith Abakare is pictured center. For Immediate Release August 31, 2016 ATLANTA – Atlanta Public Schools (APS) Parent Mentor Edith Abakare was named one of six finalists for the 2016 Annual Phil Pickens Leadership Award by the Georgia Parent Mentor Partnership. This statewide honor recognizes parent mentors and special education administrators who work collaboratively between... Continue Reading →

Dobbs Elementary School Program Bridges the Gap Between Education and Opportunity

By Donovan Harris "The power is in your hands. You are their first teacher. Education starts at home.” These are the wise words of Peyton Rhone, secretary at Dobbs Elementary School, as she led an introductory meeting for parents at the Kids Matter 21st Century AfterSchool Program at Dobbs on Monday, Aug. 15. Unlike typical... Continue Reading →

Atlanta Families’ Awards for Excellence in Education presents $7,500 to Haena Yoo of Gideons Elementary

Ms. Haena Yoo, a first grade teacher at Gideons Elementary, was honored before friends, family, colleagues, and her students for her unwavering dedication and exemplary performance in the classroom. Ms. Yoo received a check for $7,500 from Atlanta Families’ Awards for Excellence in Education (AFAEE). “I was really surprised, grateful and humbled, because I know... Continue Reading →

Infinite Campus Updates

Parents, as we usher in a new year at APS, please ensure that your students’ emergency contact information, home address and phone number are updated and accurate. This information is stored in the district’s infinite campus portal and used to contact and update parents and guardians about important news and information throughout the school year... Continue Reading →

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