Alexandria, Va. board chooses Dr. Crawley as new superintendent

Tuesday, March 4, 2014

The Alexandria City School Board plans to approve the hiring of Dr. Alvin L. Crawley as Alexandria City Public Schools' (ACPS) new Superintendent of Schools at the March 6 scheduled School Board meeting, the board announced Friday.

"I am unequivocally honored to have this opportunity," said Crawley, in a news release. "As superintendent, I plan to continue to be very visible, responsive and accountable to all ACPS stakeholders. We have begun serious, thoughtful efforts to enhance the educational experience for our students, and I will work tirelessly to continue to move this division forward."

Crawley was named interim superintendent in October 2013. Since that time he has kept up an intense schedule, meeting with students, teachers, parents and staff from each of the division's 19 schools. Prior to joining ACPS, Crawley served as the interim superintendent of Prince George's County Public Schools. He spent the majority of his career in education in Arlington Public Schools, where he held top roles including assistant superintendent for student services and director of special education.

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