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ACPS Announces Amy Creed as Director of Specialized Instructional Programs

ACPS Announces Amy Creed as Director of Specialized Instructional Programs

Amy Creed will take on the role of Alexandria City Public Schools (ACPS) director of specialized instructional programs. The promotion is effective Aug. 1, 2023. In her new position, Creed will be responsible for assisting the executive director with planning, administering and directing the division's special education services. Her responsibilities include managing program project plans, assisting with budget development and supervising assigned departmental personnel. Creed will also coordinate with other departments in providing leadership, development and management of specialized instruction in schools.

“Amy is a longstanding, highly-regarded member of the Specialized Instruction team. She brings a dynamic passion to the work of the office. The panel made an excellent choice when recommending her, and I know she will be an outstanding director,” Executive Director of Specialized Instruction Theresa Werner said.

Creed first came to ACPS in 2003 and has been the Office of Specialized Instruction’s coordinator of career and transition services since 2021. She also served as special education instructional specialist, team lead. Creed was the Central Office extended school year coordinator, an Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) teacher at T.C. Williams High School (now Alexandria City High School) and a teacher for students with disabilities at Francis C. Hammond Middle School and George Washington Middle School.

Creed was also a teacher for students with disabilities at Thomas Jefferson Middle School in Arlington, Virginia, and a teacher’s assistant and one to one for students with emotional disabilities at The Children’s Guild in Maryland. Creed served as the education manager at Kaplan Educational Centers in Arlington, Virginia.

Creed earned a Bachelor of Arts in English literature from George Mason University and a Master of Arts in special education from The George Washington University. She has a certificate in education leadership from George Mason University. Creed has shared her expertise at conferences and received several awards for her work, including the WISE Gold Star Teacher for Economics and Personal Finance Award in 2015 and the Alexandria Commission for Women’s Salute to Women Making a Difference Award in 2014.

  • 2022-23
  • Leadership
  • Office of Specialized Instruction