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 →

JROTC 2016-17 Superintendent’s Young Ambassadors Honored at Annual Breakfast

Atlanta Public Schools honored students who are among its best and brightest leaders this week, as a new class of Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC) Superintendent’s Young Ambassadors was announced during a breakfast at the offices of Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough, LLC in Atlantic Station. Atlanta Public Schools began the JROTC Superintendent’s Young... Continue Reading →

APS Superintendent Meria J. Carstarphen Named One of Atlanta’s 100 Most Influential

Atlanta Public Schools Superintendent Meria J. Carstarphen is named as one of the most influential Atlantans of 2016 in a list published by the Atlanta Business Chronicle. This week’s ABC, the city’s leading business journal, features the publication’s annual “100 Most Influential Atlantans” special section. Dr. Carstarphen appears on page six of the section, in... Continue Reading →

Atlanta Public Schools Honors 16 Students as Inaugural REACH Georgia Scholars on Statewide Signing Day

ATLANTA – As part of a REACH Statewide Signing Day, Atlanta Public Schools (APS) Superintendent Meria J. Carstarphen welcomed 16 students into the Realizing Educational Achievement Can Happen (REACH) Georgia scholarship program for the 2014-2015 school year. The APS REACH scholars, comprised of eighth and ninth grade students from across the district, signed scholarship contracts... Continue Reading →

Community members, employees, parents and students needed to help recruit next APS superintendent

Parents, students, employees and community members can help recruit the next Atlanta Public Schools (APS) superintendent.  The APS superintendent search committee is providing two opportunities for stakeholders to weigh-in on what the district needs, and should look for in the next APS leader. The APS superintendent survey solicits opinions about the most important skills and... Continue Reading →

Superintendent Search Committee Community Meetings

On Wednesday, May 15, 2013, the Atlanta Board of Education held its first Superintendent Search Committee community meetings in the North Region at Coretta Scott King YWLA, Harper-Archer Middle School and Sutton Middle School. The Board of Education’s Superintendent Search Committee will also hold three additional community input sessions on May16, 20 and 21. The Superintendent Search Committee has... Continue Reading →

Atlanta Public Schools Superintendent Search Community Input Schedule

Atlanta Public Schools Superintendent Search Community Input Schedule The Atlanta Board of Education’s Superintendent Search Committee has released the schedule for four community input sessions – May 15, 16, 20 and 21. The sessions are designed to give citizens the opportunity to provide feedback on the characteristics they believe are critical in the next Atlanta... Continue Reading →

Atlanta Public Schools Superintendent Search: Kick-Off Meeting

The Atlanta Public Schools Superintendent Search Committee and PROACT Search have finalized the date and time for the kick-off meeting regarding the upcoming Superintendent Search. The meeting will take place on Tuesday, April 23rd, from 6:00pm-8:00pm EST. This is a crucial part in the Superintendent Search process. PROACT Search intends on getting feedback from the... Continue Reading →

LIVE BLOG: Board of Education Special Legislative Meeting – Monday, December 10, 2012

Thank you for joining our live blog from the Board of Education's Special Legislative Meeting.  Refresh your browser often to see the latest content added to the blog. 3:08pm - Board members Kinnane, YJohnson, Muhammad and English have all entered the room.  Awaiting the arrival of other members. 3:17pm - All BOE members and the... Continue Reading →

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