A+ News

Victoria Lightfoot Milken Educator Award

Victoria Lightfoot is a superstar educator! This past May, the newly inducted A+ Fellow was awarded the Milken Educator Award which recognizes early- to mid-career education professionals for their already impressive achievements and, more significantly, for the promise of what they will accomplish in the future.

Aplus Educator Conference Save the Date August 3and4

A+ Schools of North Carolina is excited to announce our new online A+ Educators Conference on August 3 and 4, 2022! A+ educators and administrators are invited to join us for two days of interactive, engaging sessions. Pre-registration opens on June 6, so save the dates and read on for more information!

Teacher and student creating artwork at a desk

Our A+ schools cultivate engaging learning environments for students every day, and we love highlighting the creative work that is happening across the A+ network. Read about a few of the initiatives, projects, and lessons taking place in A+ schools.

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A+ Schools of NC is recruiting NEW schools. to learn more, register for one of our information sessions on  April 7 or April 19 from 3 PM - 5 PMof our information sessions on

A+ is hosting two online informational meetings for schools interested in joining the A+ network on April 7 and 19 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. A+ Schools of North Carolina is the nation’s longest-running, most successful arts-based whole school transformation model. Recent research on A+ implementation demonstrates impressive results in school growth, student proficiency, and narrowing the achievement gap. And A+ professional development helps schools to build creative, engaging learning environments that allow students to master the state standards while developing their 21st century skills.