African and African American Studies

  • Mission: To develop and infuse African and African American studies into the Alachua County Public Schools curriculum to foster the discovery and empowerment of all students.


    Vision: To create a culture of inclusiveness and respect for all cultures through the infusion of Afrocentric content throughout the district curriculum.

    Short Term Goals:

    1. Achieve exemplary status from the Florida Commissioner of Education's African American History Task Force.
    2. Develop and teach rigorous elective courses in African and African American studies.

    Long Term Goals:

    1. Achieve national exemplary status.
    2.  Infusion of African and African American Experience into the Social Studies, Humanities, and STEAM.
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African American Studies Curriculum