It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Educate Fairfax invites teachers, counselors, and other school personnel to apply for its annual grant program for projects to be completed in the 2023-2024 school year. Grant requests between $1,000 – $2,000 can be submitted for projects that address workforce development and career readiness skills in grades K-12.
Detailed grant guidelines and a link to the application can be found here.
Applications will be accepted from August 14 through September 22 . Awardees will be notified in October and funds will be disbursed November 8.
*If you have applied for or received a grant from us in the past but have moved schools, please reach out to us so we can make sure your contact information is affiliated with your new school.
Questions? Contact us at email@example.com or 571-423-1420.
As another school year draws to a close, we’re so grateful for the many donors and supporters who have helped us make an impact on students across the district. Click here to see our year-end summary and see how a donation can make a difference.
Over 120 people attended the FCPS Hall of Fame induction event on April 19th. It was a true joy to hear the inspiring stories of our honorees, and meet some of the family members, friends, teachers and mentors who helped them achieve success. This year’s class of inductees (pictured above) spanned four decades and represented a broad range of professional experience and expertise. (Learn more about their stories by clicking here.)
Thank you to our Annual Sponsors for their support as well: Apple Federal Credit Union, Cigna, Cox Business, Dominion Energy, Guernsey, Inc., Kaiser Permanente, Milestone Towers, Moseley Architects and Ricoh, USA.
Do you know an outstanding FCPS alum who has made a significant impact in their chosen field and in the community? We’re already accepting nominations for next year’s class. Click here to access the 2024 nomination form.
Twelve amazing FCPS alumni will be recognized in April as the newest inductees into the FCPS Hall of Fame.
This year’s class of Hall of Fame members include an Army general, an ambassador, entrepreneurs, a scientist, a doctor and philanthropist, and two non-profit leaders in Fairfax. Meet them all at this link.
We are so proud to recognize them, and know you’ll want to be there to cheer them on.
The celebration will be April 19, and tickets are available here!
Do you know an outstanding graduate of FCPS who is making meaningful contributions in their community? If so, nominate them for the FCPS Hall of Fame! Our school district has so many amazing graduates who are influencing the world in business, the arts, education, diplomacy, politics and every other area. Educate Fairfax is creating a community where these alumni continue to be engaged with FCPS, our students, and one another.
Nominated a Distinguished Alumni today and join us on April 19, 2023 for the FCPS Hall of Fame event.
The Nomination Form is Available Through this Link!
At the 2022 Leaders & Learners Breakfast, Board Chairman Cindy Anderson announced a new initiative for 2022-2023, the Innovators’ Fund. This fund will be used to enhance, support, and drive creativity and innovation at all levels in FCPS, particularly related to STEM education. Educate Fairfax will match the first $50,000 in donations to this fund!
Find out more and make your contribution at this link.
We’re excited to keep FCPS at the forefront of innovation and educational excellence!
Joel Bassam with Easterns Automotive Group wanting to support that cause by providing a 7News Helping Hand. He selected the annual Collect for Kids effort and WJLA was there to capture the magic of giving in action.
“Educate Fairfax is an amazing organization supporting both the students and teachers of Fairfax County Public Schools,” Bassam said. “We wanted to help you guys out by donating $2,000 to support 200 students to get their school year started off right by providing school supplies. Continue doing the amazing work you are doing. We can’t wait to see you again.”
Educate Fairfax Executive Director Elizabeth Murphy and Londontown Elementary School Principal Wiatte Padmore, were on hand to accept the donation. Educate Fairfax supports the Collect for Kids effort each by providing basic supply kits , each costing about $10. Easterns’ donation will help Educate Fairfax provide for 200 students in need this year.
Watch the video here: https://wjla.com/features/helping-hands/7news-helping-hands-easterns-automotive-group-surprise-educate-fairfax-with-2000?video=2d26b115f91b400e90307e1cf7598a50&jwsource=cl
Educate Fairfax is delighted to announce the inaugural FCPS Hall of Fame, established to honor distinguished alumni of Fairfax County Public Schools.
Educate Fairfax, its staff and board, believes that our vibrant and successful school system contributes to a great quality of life here in Fairfax County. By highlighting its amazing graduates, we are drawing the connection that tomorrow’s stellar community leaders, business owners, and servant leaders are currently students in our schools right now.
Educate Fairfax is here to make sure all of them have a path to success.
This year’s class of Hall of Fame inductees include a life-long diplomat, a war hero, entrepreneurs, a lawyer and inventor, a young published author and filmmaker, an Olympic athlete, and one of FCPS’s leadership team!
The celebration will be May 4, and tickets are available. To find out more information about the winners and how to purchase tickets, please click here.
For more than 150 years, Fairfax County Public Schools has been educating students to excel in all aspects of life. Today, thousands of FCPS alums are leaders around the world, in government and business, arts and entertainment, science and technology, education and community service. We believe our alumni are a testament to the power of public schooling.
To honor these special alumni, Educate Fairfax is launching the inaugural FCPS Hall of Fame. We want to create a community where our alumni are engaged with FCPS, our students and one another.
Nominate a Distinguished Alumni today and join us on May 4, 2022 as we recognize the contributions of our friends and neighbors.
Submit Your Nomination HERE!
At the regular meeting on October 21, 2021, Educate Fairfax staff and board members were recognized by the School Board for ten years of service to the county’s public schools. The Board commended them on the new name and brand and for raising nearly $6,000,000 to support FCPS over the past few years.