Nominate and employee Henrico, Va., Nov. 11, 2021 — Henrico County Public Schools has thousands of amazing staff members who make HCPS a safe, supportive and innovative place to learn and work. You can help recognize their contributions by nominating them for a “Yay of the Day.” Starting in January, HCPS will begin recognizing employees […]
Monday: Hear from Dr. Danny Avula and other health experts about COVID-19 vaccines for those ages 5-11
Henrico, Va., Nov. 4, 2021 — A virtual information session Monday will offer families the chance to hear from health experts about the expanded availability of the COVID-19 vaccine for younger students. “Doses With Danny: COVID-19 Vaccines for Students Ages 5-11” will include a panel of experts, including Dr. Danny Avula of the Virginia Department of […]
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, […]
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.