Shannon Foundation Extends Grant Application Deadline to June 1

Shannon Foundation

Due to COVID-19, the Shannon Foundation has extended the application deadline for a 2020-21 Shannon Grant to June 1, 2020. Open the grant application »

Also, please note that teachers have until August 1, 2021, to implement and submit reports for current projects funded for the 2019-20 school year. Continue reading

Transitioning to Online Learning: Resources for Teachers

Online Learning

To support the transition to online learning after spring break, our Student Learning and Technology departments have partnered to curate resources such as planning templates and easy-to-use technology how-to guides. We will continue to add resources and tools to the following sites over the course of the next few weeks: Continue reading

Guidance Regarding Work Expectations; Pay, Leave and Benefits; and Using Kronos

COVID-19

Dear School Division Employees,

Thank you for your patience as we continue to sort out all of the intricacies of the school division’s closure due to COVID-19. Through this message, I would like to share with you some employee-related information. Some of this is informational, and some will require action on your part. Our goal throughout the closure period is to maintain a basic level of service to our students, staff and community. Continue reading

Inside Albemarle: Important Information for Employees Regarding COVID-19

Inside Albemarle COVID-19

With confirmed COVID-19 cases in our community, Albemarle County Human Resources (HR) wants you to be aware of services available to you and recent changes to out of pocket costs on our medical plan. Inside Albemarle’s COVID-19 site provides important and up-to-date information to help you stay informed about topics related to COVID-19 and how they may impact you, including policies, procedures, benefits, and more.

Please bookmark this site for easy reference to resources like:

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COVID-19: ACPS Communications & Resources

COVID-19

You can stay in-the-know regarding Albemarle County Public Schools’ COVID-19-related activities by visiting the division’s COVID-19 Management Plan web page.

Available resources include the division’s three-phased COVID-19 plan; printable versions of the plan in English and Spanish; copies of community messages (email and voice); relevant ACPS news releases; links to informative COVID-19 websites and resources; information about the Thomas Jefferson Health District’s COVID-19 Hotline; and, coming soon, answers to frequently asked questions. Continue reading

Interpreter Training for Bilingual School Staff – April 2

People Speaking Different Languages

Thursday, April 2 | 8 to 10 a.m. or 4 to 6 p.m. | Northside Library

Are you a bilingual ACPS employee? Have you been trained as an interpreter? Would you benefit from a refresher?

The ESOL Office will offer an Interpreter Training for Bilingual School Staff on Thursday, April 2. Sessions will be offered from 8 to 10 a.m. and 4 to 6 p.m. in the PD Room on the 3rd Floor of the Northside Library. Please contact Linette Hillman to RSVP or ask questions: 434-296-6517, ext. 50560. Continue reading

Albemarle County Writing Collaborative: Now Accepting Applications for Cohort #3

Albemarle County Writing Collaborative

Calling all teachers in grades 4-12: The 3rd cohort of the Albemarle County Writing Collaborative (ACWC) is now accepting applications! This is a professional learning experience where we pay YOU ($500 stipend) AND you earn 40 recertification points! Apply to Cohort #3 »

The Writing Collaborative seeks to build a community of teacher leaders who value writing as a practice, but also as a method for students to connect and learn. The ACWC is not just for English/language arts teachers! Continue reading