Adult and Community Education (ACE) Advisory Committee

Citizen Advisory Committee

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School Board Liaison

Karen Corbett Sanders

Staff Liaison

Karin Williams, Director, Operations and Strategic Planning, Department of Instructional Services

Committee Purpose

The committee represents the community and brings to the School Board’s attention to resource and programmatic issues associated with adult education.

2020-21 Committee Charge

Assess how the Community Education, Adult ESOL, and Adult HS Completion programs can be better positioned to serve the lifelong learning needs of Fairfax County given the new learning environment necessitated by COVID-19.

Meeting Dates

ACE Advisory Committee meetings will be online from 7-9 p.m. until in-person gatherings resume.

Meeting Date Location Minutes
September 23, 2020 online:
October 21, 2020 online:
November 18, 2020 online:
December 16, 2020 online:
January 20, 2021 online:
February 17, 2021 online:
March 17, 2021 online:
April 21, 2021 online:
May 19, 2021 online:
June 2021 - TBD online:

2020-21 Membership

School Board Member Representatives

Chinoyerem (Nonye) Oladimeji, At-Large (Omeish)
Susan Beeman, At-Large (Sizemore Heizer)
TBD, At-Large (Keys-Gamarra)
Ken Balbuena, Braddock District
Helen (Dolly) Whelan, Dranesville District
Helen Cole, Hunter Mill District
TBD, Lee District
Jessica Strelitz, Mason District
Lois Passman, Mount Vernon District
Irvin Varkonyi, Providence District
Johnelle Sweet, Springfield District
TBD, Sully District
Kelly Bonilla Guzman, Student Representative

Annual Reports

The ACEAC Reports and Staff Responses are located on BoardDocs, under the dropdown menu titled Advisory Committee Reports: