Partnering with Fairfax County Public Schools 

Businesses and community groups are encouraged to learn more about Business and Community Partnerships including FCPS Ignite Partnerships program which offers eight ways for businesses and community partners to engage with FCPS.

There’s considerable return on investment when becoming an Ignite Partner. Have a look at our Value Proposition that outlines those benefits.

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FCPS Ignite Partnership News

Visit this page for the latest updates on partnership activities taking place in FCPS schools. 

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Partnering with Edison Academy

Work- Based Learning for High School Students

Do you have work-based learning opportunities for students such as internships and externships, youth apprenticeships, service learning/volunteer opportunities or summer work experiences? 

We are happy to publicize opportunities for our students to participate in paid internships and youth registered apprenticeship.  We also can help you publicize  service learning opportunities to students. Contact our Career Experience Specialist, Tisa Frederick at [email protected] to share opportunities. We will post them on our website and publicize to teachers and students in classes. 

Career Speakers

Would you like to offer to be an in-person or virtual guest speaker to talk with students about relevant career information? 

For guest speakers, reach out to Tisa Frederick at [email protected]  or the appropriate teacher(s) listed in our Staff Directory. 

Job Shadow/Industry Tours/Student Observations 

Would you like to offer a job shadow opportunity for a student or group of students to visit virtually or in-person to observe workers and/or learn more about a career field or particular job? 

For job shadow opportunities, reach out to Tisa Frederick at [email protected] the Career Experiences Specialist. 

Scholarships and Financial Support for Programs 

Do you have scholarship opportunities to share with our students? 

Send all scholarship information to Tisa Frederick , to be posted and shared with students. 

Do you wish to make donations to support student or teacher recognition, or equipment and supply needs for our programs? 

Contact Tisa Frederick at [email protected] , call 703-924-8100, or reach out to program teachers directly through the staff directory.  

Jobs for Graduates 

Do you have jobs or other opportunities to share with our graduates and soon-to-be graduating Seniors?  

We can post  a short description of job opportunities on our website and share details with our students and alumni. Opportunities for Graduates on Soon-To-Be Graduates. Contact our Career Experience Specialist, Tisa Frederick at [email protected], to submit your requests. 

Featured Supporters and Partners of 2021-22 

Other local partners and mentor organizations are also listed on each Academy’s curricular program pages.