APS Virtual Town Halls

Thank you to all who attended previous APS Town Halls. You can view the events again in the video window at the bottom of this page.

APS Virtual Town Hall logo


Superintendent Dr. Durán will host two virtual Community Town Halls, one in English and one in Spanish, on August 11 to provide back-to-school updates for students and families.

  • Wed, Aug 11 from 6-7 p.m. (English)
  • Miércoles, 11 de agosto de 7:30 a 8:30 p.m. (en español) Reunión Comunitaria virtual sobre el Regreso a la Escuela
    (Wed, Aug 11 from 7:30-8:30 p.m. in Spanish)

How to Submit Questions:

In advance:

    • Submit questions via email to engage@apsva.us
    • Fill out a question form online (forthcoming)

During the event:

    • Submit questions in the Teams Live chat or Facebook Live chat
    • Text questions to 703-957-0089

How to Participate:

    • Join the Microsoft Teams live event, and submit questions through the chat
    • Watch on Facebook Live, and submit questions through the chat
    • Watch it livestream online, and text questions to 703-957-0089
    • Watch the TV broadcast on Comcast Channel 70 or Verizon Channel 41, and text questions to 703-957-0089

For simultaneous interpretation into other languages:

    • Para escuchar en español:
      Marque el número de teléfono 1 646 307 1479
      Luego marque el código: 8915 541 472
    • መጀመርያ በዚህ ቀትር ደውሉ 1 646 307 1479
      በመቀጠልም የሚቀጥለውን 7717 692 178
    • Монгол хэлмэрч: 1 646 307 1479
      Монгол хэлмэрчийн код: 3686 798 342
    • يرجى الإتصال على الرقم
      1 646 307 1479
      ثم الإتصال على الرقمى
      5770 975 517

For closed captions, click the “CC” button in the bottom toolbar of the video window (if you don’t see the toolbar, click once in the video window).

(Choose a previous Town Hall to watch by clicking on one of the videos on the right side of the video window)

Previous Town Halls
photo of Dr Duran with words Virtual Town Hall with Dr. Duran

  • APS hosted two virtual Community Town Halls in May (May 17 & 18) to address questions about Summer School. APS staff addressed questions received in advance as well as responded to questions during the live event.
  • Dr. Durán hosted a community virtual Town Hall on Friday, October 16, from 5-6 p.m., to address the Return-to-School Plan. The Superintendent addressed questions already received and took questions during the live event using Microsoft Teams and Facebook Live. The event provided simultaneous interpretation in five languages, including ASL, and closed captions. The powerpoint presentation from the event is available to view here: Powerpoint presentation from Oct. 16 Town Hall
  • In June 2020, APS hosted a series of virtual town halls to ask Dr. Durán questions and learn a little about him.