Engage Update Sep. 30, 2021

Join the School Board Meeting Tonight at 7 p.m.

At tonight’s School Board Meeting, the School Board will take action on School Board Policy J-13 Physical Interventions for Students in Crisis. The 2021-22 Internal Audit Annual Plan and School Board FY 2023 Budget Direction will be presented as information items and the Mathematics Update will be presented as a monitoring item. The full agenda is available online. School Board meetings can be viewed live online, on Comcast Cable Channel 70, or Verizon FiOS Channel 41.

Provide Feedback on the Relationship Between APS & ACPD

The community is encouraged to provide feedback on the relationship between APS and the Arlington County Police Department (ACPD) that will be used to develop the updated Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). Participate in a community focus group on October 20 and complete the community questionnaire available online now through October 20. The focus group will allow the community to provide feedback on how SROs were previously utilized in schools and how they will support schools in the future. The community can also complete the questionnaire to provide feedback that will inform the development of the MOU. To participate in the focus group or to complete the questionnaire, visit the APS and School Resource Officers Engage page. 

How to Contact APS

There are several ways to contact APS to have questions answered or to provide input on key initiatives.

  • Family Information Line (703-228-8000) – At the start of the school year, APS launched the Family Information Line to assist the community with providing prompt responses to their questions. The Family Information Line allows the community to contact APS by phone with questions concerning transportation, technology, Virtual Learning Program (VLP), registration, food services, extended day or general questions.
  • Engage with APS – Engage@apsva.us remains the contact for providing input on current APS initiatives.
  • Contact Your School – For specific school-based issues or concerns regarding students, families are encouraged to contact their child’s school directly so the issue can be quickly resolved.

Please visit the Contact APS Engage webpage for information on who to contact within APS.