John Pienkowski wins national ‘Outstanding New Educator’ award

In September, Brandon Middle School science teacher John Pienkowski learned he had been selected as one of five finalists for the National Association for Alternative Certification (NAAC) 2018 Outstanding New Educator Awards. According to the NAAC, award nominees are in their first three years of teaching, were certified through an alternative route program that is a Read More…

School clubs support military-connected students

The Military Child Education Coalition (MCEC) encourages schools to establish S2S (Student 2 Student) programs to welcome military-connected students and provide assistance as they transition to new schools. Several VBCPS high schools and middle schools have established S2S or JS2S (Junior Student 2 Student) clubs that bring military-connected and civilian students together on a regular Read More…