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News and Events

January 9, 2015-- Open your doors for sophomores!  We're looking for companies to host small groups of RPS sophomores for one hour on March 24, 25, or 26.  Click here to learn more.

Help promote kindergarten readiness!  We're looking for businesses to display and distribute materials to help us spread the word about making sure our youngest children and ready for kindergarten.  Click here to learn more.

October 21, 2014--
Ford Motor Company Fund has named Rockford a Next Generation Learning Community.  Rockford is now among 17 communities in the nation to receive the distinction.

The distinction celebrates the high school redesign in the Rockford Public Schools, which began with the roll-out of the Academy model in 2012.  Now RPS will work toward becoming a Model Community by 2016 so Rockford can host visitors from other communities hoping to start career academies in their schools.  RPS celebrates the Ford NGL distinction with its community partners, the Rockford Area Economic Development Council and Alignment Rockford.

September 16, 2014--
Academy Expo a success! Huge thank-you to RPS students and staff, Belvidere School District, our Hospitality Ambassadors, our wonderful Industry Experts, and our generous sponsors:
  • Comcast
  • Illinois Bank & Trust
  • SwedishAmerican Health System
  • Allstate
  • Alpine Bank
  • Northwestern Ill. Building Trades Union
Ninth grade students learned about careers available here in our community, thanks to you.  The Expo will help RPS students make an informed academy selection in January.



Alignment Rockford


Welcome to Alignment Rockford

Welcome to the Alignment Rockford home page! We’re glad you are interested in learning more about us! Alignment Rockford is a non-profit public school support organization that employs a unique collaborative process to design and pilot tactical solutions in areas of greatest strategic need for Rockford Public Schools.

Our mission is to coordinate community resources in order to raise student achievement, improve the health and happiness of our children, and advance the economic and social well-being of our community.

On the Home Page you can browse news and events, and to learn more about the solution design activities of each A-team, visit the A-Teams pages. To view the open Invitations to Participate™ visit the ITP page. If you’d like to explore how you can get involved, please contact us.

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