ACPS a Finalist in Competition for $10 Million Grant to Redesign High School Education
Albemarle County Public Schools has been selected as a finalist in a nationwide competition to redesign high school education. The XQ Institute, chaired by Laurene Powell Jobs, will select five applicants next month, each to receive grants of $2 million per year for up to five years.
Crozet’s Award-Winning Program
Crozet Elementary School, which received the prestigious Green Ribbon Award in 2015 for its innovative environmental programming, recently was among two schools featured in a leading education journal.
Dr. Pam Moran 1 of 20 Superintendents in the Nation Recognized for Innovative Leadership
Dr. Pamela Moran, Superintendent of Albemarle County Public Schools, is one of 20 school superintendents across the nation being recognized for innovative leadership by Project Tomorrow, a national non-profit education organization..
School Board Appoints Broadus Wood, Walton Principals
We are happy to announce that, after 6 years away, Amy Morris is returning to Broadus Wood Elementary School to be its principal, while Joshua Walton, who has been the assistant principal at Walton Middle School for two years, has been appointed as the school’s new principal, effective July 1.
Leadership Academy Registration Now Open
Applications are now being accepted. Summer 2016 marks the 5th Annual Albemarle Leadership Academy. The Academy is open and free to grade 9-12 students who will attend an Albemarle County high school in 2016-17. The academy takes place July 11th-22nd.
ACPS Among National Semi-Finalists in XQ Super School Project
ACPS has filed a proposal in a national competition for up to $10 million in grant funding over five years. Funding would come from XQ: The Super School Project, which solicited proposals for the redesign of the American high school. Finalists will be announced on July 24, and winners of the competition by August 4.