2021 Business&Community Partner of the Year, sponsored by M&T Bank. Blue and Gold Apple logo
  • Business & Community Partners of the Year

    Anne Arundel County Public Schools is committed to preparing students for college, career, and community by providing experiences inside the classroom and beyond the classroom walls.  Our school system depends on community and business partners to ensure our students have opportunities to explore their personal interests, engage in unique learning experiences, and interact with professionals from a variety of career fields.  Through the Business & Community Partner of the Year Awards, AACPS and the 21st Century Education Foundation recognize community organizations and businesses that have forged critical partnerships with programs & schools that directly benefit students.

  • 2021 Business & Community Partner of the Year Award Nominees 

    AACPS Business & Community Partner of the Year nominees have been announced. Congratulations to all of our 2021 Partner of the Year Nominees!

    Business Partner of the Year Nominees:  

    Anne Arundel Economic Development Corporation  – Severna Park High School

    Clear Edge IT – Chesapeake High School

    Thrive Gym – Old Mill High School

    Tunnel Vision – Chesapeake High School


    Community Partner of the Year Nominees:

    Don Rau - Office of MD State Senator, Michael Jackson – South River High School

    Kindness Grows Here – Office of Equity and Accelerated Student Achievement   

    Northern Lights Against Substance Misuse – Northeast High School



Business & Community Partner of the Year Virtual Event: June 21 - 24

  • Our 2021 Business & Community Partner of the Year nominees will be honored on social media from June 21 – June 23 and the winners will be announced on June 24, 2021.  Follow @AACPSPartners on Twitter and join the online celebration!


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    For questions about the Business & Community Partner of the Year selection process or virtual awards event:

    Carol Ann McCurdy
    Director of Partnerships, Development & Marketing