Department of Facilities and Operations

  • The ACPS Department of Facilities and Operations oversees everything to do with our school buildings. We manage modernization projects, brand new construction projects, maintenance and cleaning. Additionally, we oversee the feeding and transporting of students while keeping both students and ACPS safe and secure. 

    Our mission is to provide an optimal and equitable learning environment for all students.


    Office of Student Nutrition Services



    Office of Safety and Security Services



    Office of Maintenance and Custodial Services



    Office of Educational Facilities



    Office of Pupil Transportation and Fleet Management

    Pupil Transportation


    Office of Capital Programs, Planning and Design





    Dr. Alicia Hart, PMP
    Acting Executive Director of Facilities and Operations
    1340 Braddock Place
    Alexandria, VA 22314


    Vanessa Duenas
    Administrative Assistant


  • Our Focus for 2025

    In an effort to advance the 2025 Strategic Plan, the Department of Facilities and Operations is committed to:

    • working collaboratively, and engaging families in an effort to support the education delivered to students; 
    • developing specific practices and programs with school campuses and operations that encourage common goals around safety, security, cleanliness, care of Division facilities, and healthfulness;
    • ensuring that messaging about transportation, nutrition, facilities services, safety and security are accessible, translated, engaging, recognizable and updated;
    • instituting a regularly scheduled school/student training and reminders around areas of operational importance;
    • providing safe, modern and comfortable facilities and buses for all students and staff;
    • continuing to modernize school facilities at the elementary, middle and high school levels;  
    • addressing all action steps of the Division’s facility plan within audit-identified timelines; 
    • conducting an evaluation of school transportation with a focus on timeliness and safety of buses.