October 7, 2020 - Superintendent's Update

Hello AAPS Parents, Students, Staff and Community,

The next AAPS Food Distribution is tomorrow, Thursday, October 8th. Food distributions take place on Monday and Thursday. In addition to the mid-day distributions throughout the community, late afternoon pick-up locations take place from 4:30 to 6 PM at Huron, Mitchell, Pathways, Pioneer and Skyline. For full details on the food distribution program, click here.

Superintendent Update

This week’s Superintendent Update, including a video conversation and written transcript, is available here. This week, we are sharing the most recent updates, important steps we have taken in the district and I respond to some of the most frequently asked questions we have received from the previous week.

Parent Support Groups

Starting on October 13th, Connecting Together: An AAPS Parent/Guardian Support Group will provide an opportunity for parents to connect to find support and get ideas about how to face the challenges of 2020. Groups meet on the 2nd Tuesday (7:30 - 8:30 PM) and 4th Thursday (1-2 PM) of the month. Register here.

Fall Parent & Student Survey

We appreciate your engagement and the feedback we are receiving via our Fall Parent Survey. If you have already responded to this inquiry, thank you. If you have not yet shared your thoughts, we would very much appreciate hearing from you; it takes approximately 5-10 minutes to complete the survey. 

Thank you for your time in sharing your thoughts. Listening and learning directly from your experience is critical as we work together to improve our work and to provide our students with the best possible education experience.


Jeanice Kerr Swift
Superintendent of Schools
Ann Arbor Public Schools