School, Business and Community Partnerships

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  • The vision of the Office of School, Business and Community Partnerships is to build broad-based, innovative partnerships that strengthen the education for all ACPS students. Through partnerships we can inspire civic engagement in students and encourage lifelong learners.

    School, Business and Community Partnerships Our Goals:

    • Support exisiting partnerships between ACPS and business/community groups to enhance the efforts of ACPS to be a high-performing school division
    • Create new partnerships between the school division, local schools, businesses and community agencies to support the education of all children
    • Heighten community awareness of the desire of ACPS to actively partner with local businesses and community agencies
    • Support the efforts and growth opportunities for family engagement and volunteers
    • Investigate, develop and implement systems designed to increase strategic funding and programmatic support for ACPS
    • Collaborate with parents and guardians in providing the high-quality services that they need to be leaders in the education of their children
    • Encourage a sense of community ownership of our schools and support the development of the academic, social, physical, creative and emotional needs of students

    a community partner showing something to a father and his two sonsCOMMUNITY PARTNERS

    Our Community Partners connect with ACPS to provide resources, support and opportunities for ACPS students, teachers and schools.


    a mother and daughter smilingFAMILY AND COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT CENTER (FACE)

    The FACE Center provides information, resources, workshops and fun activities for families to support academic achievement of their children.


    a volunteer reads to students in a classroomVOLUNTEERS

    Become a Volunteer and enhance a school's effort to support teaching and learning.


    ribbon cutting event for a community computer labGRANTS

    The Grants Office offers resources, tools and information to help teachers and staff find and apply for grants.

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    The ACPS Office of School, Business and Community Partnerships wants to give you the opportunity to express your creative and innovative partnership ideas with us. Please use the Innovative Partnership Idea Submission Form or contact us to share your idea.