The mission of the 21st Century Education Foundation is to develop and support collaborative efforts to match the needs of the public schools of Anne Arundel County, Maryland with the resources of the surrounding businesses, industry, and community.
We promote collaborative efforts to match the needs of the public schools of Maryland's Anne Arundel County with resources of the surrounding businesses, industry, and community.
The Leadership Development Institute is a joint program between AACPS and the 21st Century Education Foundation to cultivate collaborative leaders across the county.
Events & Scholarships
The Foundation brings connects businesses with Anne Arundel County Public Schools through events, such as the annual Networking Breakfast with the Superintendent, and scholarships.
On February 28, St. Mary’s Elementary School eighth-grader William Rogers came in first place in the 27th annual Anne Arundel County Spelling Bee to earn a trip to the national competition later this year.
The bee is a partnership of Anne Arundel County Public Schools and the 21st Century Education Foundation. This year’s event sponsor was the Josephine B. Scheffenacker Education Trust, and the champion sponsors were Educational Systems Federal Credit Union and Capital Gazette Communications.
Thank you to everyone who made our 2014 Campaign a success! We received donations from over 100 Central Office employees and their families, raising $14,000 in September. These contributions will support Harvest for the Hungry, Chesapeake Regional Association of Student Councils (CRASC), and Relay for Life as well as 21st Century Education Foundation initiatives such as the Leadership Development Institute, scholarships, and donor-advised funds.