Summary of Sept. 22 School Board Meeting

Sept. 22 School Board meeting summary.

Action Items

  • Deed of Resubdivision, Vacation, Dedication, and Rededication for Long Branch Elementary School

Information Items

  • Deed of Temporary Easement and Construction for Wakefield High School
  • School Board Budget Direction

Monitoring Items

  • Human Resources Update

View the full agenda and presentations on BoardDocs.

The Board appointed Kerri Hirsch as Director of Curriculum & Instruction, effective Sept. 23. Hirsch is a National Board-Certified educator with over 22 years of experience. Hirsch worked for 10 years as a social studies teacher at the middle and high school levels before coming to Arlington Public Schools in 2010 as a teacher specialist in the Professional Learning Office. For the past four years, she has been the Supervisor of Social Studies K-12. Hirsch holds a bachelor’s degree in History and Political Science from Long Island University, a master’s degree in Special Education from Dowling College, and a Graduate Certificate in School Administration and Supervision from The Johns Hopkins University.

Next School Board Meeting
The School Board will hold its next regular meeting (2110 Washington Blvd.) on Thu, Oct. 13 at 7 p.m. The agenda will be posted one week before the meeting on BoardDocs.

For More Information
Community members who want to comment on any items discussed at the School Board meeting should email the Board at or call 703-228-6015.School Board meetings are also broadcast live on Comcast Cable Channel 70 and Verizon Fios Channel 41; live-streamed on the APS website, and re-broadcast on Fridays at 9 p.m. and Mondays at 7:30 p.m. immediately following the meeting. All materials and minutes will be posted to the website at upon School Board approval at a subsequent meeting.