School Board Update

August 5, 2019

School Board Appoints Cintia Johnson as Interim Superintendent for Arlington Public Schools

The Arlington School Board today appointed Cintia Johnson as the Interim Superintendent for Arlington Public Schools, effective September 1, 2019, at a special meeting held Tuesday, July 30. Johnson is currently the Assistant Superintendent of Administrative Services, a position she has held since 2012. Members of the School Board made the appointment with a unanimous vote of 5-0.

Search for New APS Superintendent Engage Page

The Arlington School Board is conducting a nationwide search for a new superintendent to replace Dr. Patrick K. Murphy, who will retire from APS on September 1, 2019. The goal is to find a highly-qualified leader who will sustain our positive culture of learning and promote excellence and equity for all students.


The Search for New APS Superintendent page provides a timeline, links to important updates and resources, and ways to engage.

Fill the Cruiser Back-to-School Supply Drive

Help Arlington County students start the year prepared to succeed by donating new school supplies during the Fill the Cruiser Back-to-School Supply Drive. ACPD and members of the Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office will collect supplies on August 16 from 6-8 p.m. at the Westover Shopping Center and Fashion Centre at Pentagon City, or at Police Headquarters from August 1-16.

The Arlington Community Learning Program Fall Registration Now Open

The Arlington Community Learning Program is pleased to announce that registration is now open for the upcoming fall 2019 semester. Classes will be located at various locations throughout our community, including the Syphax Education Center, Washington-Liberty High School, the Arlington Career Center and Kenmore Middle School.


There is a wide variety of classes to choose from, with over 250 course offerings in topics such as: foreign languages, art, financial planning, computer classes, music, public speaking, creative writing, CPR, American Sign Language and much, much more.


Visit the Arlington Community Learning site to view a PDF version of the fall course catalog and to register for classes online.


Please call with any questions or suggestions at 703-228-7200.

School Board Meeting

Thursday, Aug. 22nd, 6:30pm

2110 Washington Boulevard

Arlington, VA

Agendas and background information for School Board meetings are posted on BoardDocs as they are available. Agendas are subject to change without notice and the public is encouraged to check the website in advance to confirm details or changes. School Board meetings can be viewed live online or on Comcast Channel 70 or Verizon Channel 41.


Visit the School Board Meetings web page for a listing of all upcoming meeting dates.

For additional information, contact the School Board Office at 703-228-6015 or school.board@apsva.us.

SCHOOL BOARD WORK SESSION ON School Year Planning & Policy Review Plan

Tuesday, Aug. 27th, 7pm

2110 Washington Boulevard

Arlington, VA

Click here to watch livestream of Work Sessions. Agendas and background information for Work Sessions are posted on BoardDocs as they are available. Agendas are subject to change without notice and the public is encouraged to check the website in advance to confirm details or changes.


Visit the School Board Meetings web page for a listing of all upcoming meeting dates.

For additional information, contact the School Board Office at 703-228-6015 or school.board@apsva.us.

First Day of School, K-12

Tuesday, Sep. 3rd, 7am

This is an online event.

First Day of School VPI and Pre-K Special Education

Wednesday, Sep. 4th, 7am

This is an online event.

School Board Meeting

Thursday, Sep. 5th, 7pm

2110 Washington Boulevard

Arlington, VA

Agendas and background information for School Board meetings are posted on BoardDocs as they are available. Agendas are subject to change without notice and the public is encouraged to check the website in advance to confirm details or changes. School Board meetings can be viewed live online or on Comcast Channel 70 or Verizon Channel 41.


Visit the School Board Meetings web page for a listing of all upcoming meeting dates.

For additional information, contact the School Board Office at 703-228-6015 or school.board@apsva.us.

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