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40 Fairfax County Schools Recognized for Supporting Military-Connected Families

November 02, 2022
Forty Fairfax County public schools have been recognized by the Virginia Department of Education and the Virginia Council on the Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children as 2022 Purple Star Schools. The Purple Star designation is awarded to military-friendly schools that have demonstrated their commitment to meeting the needs of military-connected students and their families.

FCPS Receives $2 Million Grant from DoDEA Supporting STEAM

November 01, 2022
The Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) Military-Connected Local Educational Agencies for Academic and Support Programs (MCASP) has awarded a $2 million grant to FCPS to support a “Code Up!” project. Code UP! will provide programming in 13 schools in Regions 3 and 4 (10 elementary, two middle schools, and one high school), all of which have 10% or more military-connected students and a high percentage of students qualifying for free and reduced-price meals. Curriculum resources developed through this program will benefit students division-wide.

Virtual Job Fair

October 25, 2022
Come Work With Us! Attend Our Virtual Job Fair!

Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) will hold a virtual job fair on November 7, 2022, from 4 - 6 p.m. We will be hiring for substitute teachers, substitute instructional assistants, student monitors, instructional assistants, public health attendants (PHAs), and public health training assistants (PHTAs) positions!

Mosaic Principal Recognized For Outstanding School Leadership

October 20, 2022
Mosaic Elementary School Principal Mahri Aste is one of only nine school leaders recognized nationally by the U.S. Secretary of Education as a recipient of the 2022 Terrell H. Bell Award for Outstanding School Leadership. The award recognizes outstanding school leaders and the vital role they play in guiding students and schools to excellence, frequently under challenging circumstances.