Community Partners

  • Fayette County Public Schools recognizes the district is most effective when it engages the Lexington community in designing programs and services to fulfill its educational goals. Therefore FCPS collaborates with myriad community partners.  

    The Community Partners Leadership Team (CPLT) organizes, guides, and monitors the ongoing work of school/community partnerships, and serves as a link between the community and Fayette County Public Schools. For questions, call (859) 381-4241.

    Golden Apple Awards

    This honor goes to high-performance community partners that provide an exceptional commitment of time, energy, and expertise to individual schools or the Fayette County district as a whole through mentorships and varied programs and initiatives.

    Watch this space for nomination details and more ...

    Media highlights

    In a special series, FCPS is spotlighting its five high-performing community partners who received Golden Apple Awards for their efforts in 2016-17. (Links will be added as the articles are completed.)

    • Mark Keith – individual award recipient; school partner with The Academy for Leadership at Millcreek Elementary;
    • Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd – faith-based organizations; school partner with Booker T. Washington Elementary;
    • Rotary Club of Lexington – community organizations/nonprofits; school partner with Booker T. Washington Elementary;
    • Community Action Council – community organizations/nonprofits category; district partner;
    • Tates Creek Christian Church – faith-based organizations; school partner with Julius Marks Elementary