Community Engagement Opportunities June 2020

Dear Friends of APS:

We welcomed our new Superintendent, Dr. Francisco Durán with much excitement on June 1st.

You are invited to participate in one of three Community Town Hall with the new Superintendent. Details below. Email questions in advance to engage@apsva.us.

APS Announces Return-to-School Task Force Members and Next Steps in Planning

Upcoming APS Community Engagement Opportunities: (Virtual until further notice)

This week:

Next week:

This month:

  • Mon. June 22    Let’s Talk: A Conversation on Race
    7 – 8:00 p.m.      Virtual meeting
  • Tu. June 23         Joint School Board/County Board Capital Improvement Plan Work Session
    5 – 6:30 p.m.       Hosted by the County; can be viewed live on Arlington TV.
  • Tu. June 23        Virtual Community Town Hall with Superintendent, Dr. Francisco Durán. Simultaneous interpretation available in Amharic, Arabic, Mongolian, Spanish & American Sign Language (ASL)
    7:00 p.m.           LiveStream link here – Email questions in advance to engage@apsva.us.
  • Th. June 25       Last School Board Meeting of the school year. School Board action on FY 2021 Capital Improvement Plan
    7:00 p.m.          Watch School Board meetings live online or on Comcast Channel 70 or Verizon Channel 41.

Next month:

Important reminders:

  • Share Feedback on Distance Learning and Return-to-School by June 15
    As we work on planning for the return to school in the fall, we would like to hear your feedback on your students’ distance learning experiences during the school closures, and gather input on possible scenarios and contingencies for our return to school. Complete the Online Survey by June 15.
  • 2020 Census: Do your part and complete your 2020 Census form online, by mail, or by phone at 1-844-330-2020 (en español 1-844-468-2020).

Arlington Community Resources:

Visit www.apsva.us/Engage for more community engagement opportunities, School Board calendar, Arlington County’s Engage calendar.

Hope you are staying safe and healthy through this pandemic.

Dulce Carrillo
Coordinator of Community Engagement  |  School and Community Relations