Spanish-Language Town Hall (Virtual)
Join Superintendent Brabrand and two school officials for a virtual Spanish-Language Town Hall on Wednesday, April 21, 5-6 p.m. They will provide information on opportunities for four days of in-person instruction; summer learning plans, and vaccine updates. They will answer your questions, too. The Town Hall will be streamed live on FCPS Facebook en Español. Please email your questions to ReturntoSchool@fcps.edu. You may also send us a message on our Facebook page or leave it in the “Comment” section during the Town Hall. We hope you will join us!
Parent Technology Help Desk
To support families who are working with their children during distance learning, Fairfax County Public Schools now has a Parent Technology Help Desk. The number is 1-833-921-3277 (833-921-FCPS). It will be answered by staff 7 a.m. to 11 p.m., seven days a week. If the help desk is unable to solve the issue on the phone with the parent or guardian, they will enter a ticket on the parent’s behalf and the request for help will be transferred to the appropriate FCPS team.
Report safety issues online or by text message using the Safety Tipline. You may choose to identify yourself or remain anonymous.
No-Cost Meals for All FCPS Students through June 30, 2021
Grab and Go meal sites are open 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Monday through Friday (excluding holidays). Meal Kits sites distribute each Monday from 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m., or until supplies are exhausted. Buses distributing meals are operating Monday through Friday. Meals will be available at no-cost Monday-Friday at all schools with in-person instruction. Specific information about meal distribution locations and bus distribution schedules are available.
Pulley Career Center Welcomes New Principal Kelly!
Dear Pulley Career Center Staff, Parents, and Community:
The Region 3 Leadership Team is pleased to announce that Mr. Peter Kelly has been appointed as principal of Pulley Career Center, effective Monday, August 3, 2020.
Mr. Kelly brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the principalship having diverse leadership experiences in multiple school settings, each time supervising the special education community. He has served as a Positive Behavior Supports Team Leader, Special Education teacher, Special Education Department Chair and Assistant Principal at Lake Braddock Secondary School. Mr. Kelly has also served as the Extended School Year Principal at Key Middle School (2015), Mark Twain Middle School (2017) and Frost Middle School (2018).
Beginning in 2016, Mr. Kelly has served as an Assistant Principal at Lee High School where he was the administrator and instructional lead for the Category A and B Special Education Departments. Mr. Kelly has worked directly with the FCPS Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) program to further the training and retention of ABA skills for students and staff. He also successfully led the for Pathways to Accessing Community Environments (PACE) implementation at Lee High School to promote work readiness skills of Category B, Special Education students giving him a unique understanding of Pulley Career Center students.
Mr. Kelly earned his Bachelor of Arts at James Madison University and his Master of Education in Special Education and Educational Leadership from George Mason University. He holds his Virginia Postgraduate Professional License in Administration & Supervision PreK-12 and Specific Learning Disabilities K-12.
Mr. Kelly’s tenure as an experienced Special Education Assistant Principal, both at Lee High School and at Lake Braddock Secondary School, as well as serving as an ESY principal for several years, will allow him to leverage resources and supports to meet the academic and social-emotional needs of the Pulley Career Center community.
Please join me in welcoming Mr. Kelly as the new principal at Pulley Career Center!