The AVID program in FCPS is an academic mentoring program and an elective class designed to support certain students in preparing for college. Students from under-served populations who have the capacity to attend college are identified to participate. In the elective class, these students are supported and encouraged to increase their rigor of coursework and set high goals, and ultimately attend a post-secondary program after graduation. In the 2018-19 school year, a grant from the Foundation for FCPS enabled AVID … read more
The Foundation for FCPS announces that 44 teachers across the county have been awarded classroom grants of up to $2,500 for the 2019-2020 school year. Winners were selected from nearly 115 submissions, and were evaluated by members of the Foundation’s board. Grant awards were evaluated on innovation, number of students impacted, and the connections to work-based learning and future career exploration. Congratulations to all of our winners! Read about their projects at this link.
The Foundation for FCPS invites teachers to apply for its discretionary grant program for the 2019-20 school year. This grant opportunity was created in 2018 to support classroom initiatives that focus on developing or enhancing work-based learning, career exploration, or workforce readiness opportunities for students. Grant awards will range between $1,000 – $2,500 and be given to projects that are innovative and creative, enhance the standard curriculum and teaching methods, and have connections to Portrait of a Graduate. The application … read more