Accelerating Achievement & Equity
Reach our students with exceptional teaching and caring support;
Challenge them to achieve their potential; and
Prepare them for success in a global society.
The Accelerating Achievement and Equity (AAE) Department serves the purpose of supporting the academic, social and emotional growth of all FCPS students to ensure that each student is inspired and provided with the knowledge, skills, abilities, and experiences to be empowered learners. We serve as a lens through which all departments view their responsibility to support each school's unique and specific student population in the work of teaching, learning, and assessment. In addition, the AAE Department provides all FCPS staff professional learning on instructional and cultural practices that best meet the needs of a diverse population. Along with supporting those who work closely with students, the AAE Department works with other departments to purposefully select resources that are responsive and sensitive to the needs of diverse learners. In accomplishing our work, the AAE Department closely monitors student performance data, keeping students' progress, or lack thereof, in the forefront of discussions to determine which actions should be taken in meeting the needs of all student groups. In order to accomplish our goals and priorities, the AAE Department understands the need to develop and maintain meaningful relationships with families, our local community, other school systems, and organizations to partner with us in jointly meeting our shared goals and interests. The joint efforts of the AAE Department, along with others, will ensure that our students, no matter who they are and no matter their backgrounds or circumstances, are valued, empowered, and prepared to succeed in college and careers.