Participation is free! Events happening now through November 4th! This year, HCPS will be hosting our annual College Fair virtually in partnership with the Virginia Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Counselors (VACRAO). Students are encouraged to participate live so they can ask questions and interact with the college admissions counselors. Visit https://www.strivescan.com/virginia/ to see participating colleges, […]
Concern about COVID-19 (coronavirus) has created a rapidly evolving environment where changes are being made quickly in the interest of public health. Starting Monday, March 16, Henrico County Public Schools will be closed for students for two full weeks of school (through Friday, March 27). We will continue to assess the situation, and decide later […]
Summer slide isn’t a piece of playground equipment – it’s the tendency for students to lose some of the progress they’ve made during the academic year. But there are ways to keep your students’ skills sharp and have fun all summer long. For details, resources and lots more ways to foster reading this summer, go […]
Welcome to the website of the Advanced Career Education (ACE) Center at Highland Springs! The ACE Center at Highland Springs has a student population of approximately 700 and is served by 52 faculty and staff, which includes 25 teachers. Students from all nine Henrico County high schools are provided technical opportunities with emphasis on core academics in a variety of programs.
Classes are organized into three-credit blocks, and students earn three credits per year for course completion. Students enrolled at the ACE Center at Highland Springs are preparing for employment and further education, including apprenticeship. Depending on the specific tech center program and the job market, senior students are given the opportunity to work, during the second semester, in a job related to the classroom.
ACE CENTER STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS:
Students develop leadership and technical skills by participating in the activities and competitive events of the co-curricular student organizations including:
- DECA (Distributive Education Clubs of America)
- FCCLA (Family, Career and Community Leaders of America)
- HOSA (Health Occupations Students of America)
- TSA (Technology Students Association)
Advanced Career Education Center students can also join the Tech Ethics Society, a student-run service organization.