Behind the nearly 80,000 students in AACPS stand over 10,000 employees. Their commitment and hard work shapes the learning experience of each and every one of our students. AACPS is proud to support local and national programs that celebrate the amazing teachers within our county.

Excellence in Education Teacher of the Year Awards

apple-seal-2017Each year, the Excellence in Education Teacher of the Year Award honors an outstanding teacher in Anne Arundel County Public Schools. Nominations were due on Thursday, November 3, 2016.

Click here to see the 2017 nominees!

Excellence in Education Business Partnership Award

The Excellence in Education Banquet will honor local businesses that have forged critical partnerships with schools across the county, directly benefitting AACPS’ 81,000 students. Nominations for Business Partner of the Year will be accepted this winter.

Click here for the 2017 Business Partnership Award application.

Washington Post Awards

Congratulations to Meade High School Principal John Yore, the AACPS Washington Post Principal of the Year and Chesapeake High School Spanish Teacher Carol Bak, the Washington Post Teacher of the Year. Mr. Yore and Ms. Bak will represent Anne Arundel County Public Schools in the state-wide competition.

The Washington Post Education Foundation established the Teacher of the Year Award and Principal of the Year Award to recognize educators who exemplify excellence in their profession. (In the past, these awards have been referred to as the Agnes Meyer Principal of the Year and the Distinguished Educational Leadership Award, respectively).

Tell Us About Someone Who Makes a Difference

The Faces of AACPS campaign celebrates the people who make Anne Arundel County Public Schools awesome. Is there a person in AACPS who has made a positive impact in your life or you have seen make a difference in the lives of others?

Share your story and tell us about this person and how their work helps support our students and families.

Celebrate an Employee

Then, check out some of our most recent Faces of AACPS stories celebrating our #AACPSAwesome employees!