Review Agenda Item
Meeting Date: 6/16/2022 - 6:30 PM
Category: Consent Calendar
Type: Action
Subject: Donation to ACPS
ACPS 2025 Strategic Plan Goal:
Goal 4: Strategic Resource Allocation
ACPS will strategically provide differentiated resources and supports to schools and departments.
Goal 5: Family and Community Engagement
ACPS will ensure that all families and community members feel welcomed, respected, and valued.
Goal 3: Student Accessibility and Support
ACPS will ensure students have equitable access to and engagement with programs and supports that reduce barriers to learning.
Policy: KH - Public Gifts to the Schools
Funding Source or Fiscal Impact (where applicable)
File Attachment:
Agenda Item Summary: In May 2022, Alexandria City Public Schools received a financial donation of $20,000 from Mr. Hubert Hoffman, III, Chairman and CEO of the Hoffman Town Center and Hoffman Company, to support Cora Kelly School For Math, Science and Technology and Francis C. Hammond Elementary School. This donation will provide both schools with funding to support various needs as identified by building leadership.

Cora Kelly School for Math, Science and Technology and Francis C. Hammond Middle School are planning to officially allocate this donation for identified needs after the official approval from the ACPS School Board. The Superintendent of Alexandria City Public Schools recommends the School Board approve the donation as it meets all standards of acceptance requirements.
Background: In accordance with ACPS Policy KH and Regulation KH-R, any donation over $2,500 requires school board approval. The donation must meet the established standards of acceptance requirements.
Recommendation: The Superintendent recommends that the School Board accept the donation to ACPS in the amount of $20,000.
Recommended By:
Signed By:
Julia Burgos - Chief of School and Community Relations
Signed By:
Dr. Gregory C. Hutchings, Jr. - Superintendent
Vote Results:

Original Motion
Member Kelly Carmichael Booz Moved, Member Willie F. Bailey, Sr. seconded to approve the Original motion 'The Superintendent recommends that the School Board accept the donation to ACPS in the amount of $20,000.'. Upon a Roll-Call Vote being taken, the vote was: Aye: 9 Nay: 0.
The motion Carried 9 - 0
Meagan L. Alderton     Yes
Jacinta Greene     Yes
Dr. Michelle Rief     Yes
Kelly Carmichael Booz     Yes
Tammy Ignacio     Yes
Christopher Harris     Yes
Abdel-Rahman Elnoubi     Yes
Dr. Ashley Simpson Baird     Yes
Willie F. Bailey, Sr.     Yes