Customer Satisfaction Survey Now Open: Please Participate by Dec. 13

Customer Satisfaction

ACPS invites you, along with students, parents, and community members, to participate in our Community Satisfaction Survey by 11:59 p.m. on Friday, December 13. Your feedback will provide the school division with valuable operational information that we will use as part of our commitment to continuous improvement. Your responses also will inform the development of our 2020-21 budget and our long-range planning decisions. Open the survey »

Timecard Approval & Known Issues for 12-Month Employees

Kronos Time and Attendance

As a reminder, every Monday, all employees need to log in to their Kronos account to approve last week’s timecard. However, last week’s half-day holiday produced a glitch in the system that we are still working to resolve:

If you are a 12-month Non-Exempt employee who worked for any amount of time on Wednesday, November 27, please do NOT approve your timecard until Kronos accurately reflects your time. If you have already approved your timecard for last week and your time is incorrect, please log in to Kronos using the Kronos Dashboard shortcut on your computer’s desktop, open the Previous Pay Period, and select Remove Timecard Approval from the Approve Timecard drop-down menu. Continue reading

Learning Resources for Hour of Code: Dec. 9-13

Hour of Code Logo

Computer coding is everywhere! A stoplight changes color… you click a link to visit a website… your students customize a world in Minecraft… all of these are examples of coding in real life. Hour of Code, held the week of December 9-13, is an opportunity for students and teachers to connect coding to their own experiences and to learn more about coding. Continue reading

Important Message Concerning Greenshades Email Notifications


Albemarle County Payroll is in the process of updating our payroll system (Great Plains) to ensure that all email addresses in the system are work email addresses. This update also will cause all personal email addresses in Greenshades (our online portal for employee paystubs, HR documents, and more) to revert to work email addresses. We expect to complete this process by November 23. This update will only impact users who linked a personal email address to their Greenshades account and will not affect Greenshades user names and passwords. Continue reading

Nominate a Deserving Educator for a 2019-2020 Golden Apple Award by Jan. 27

Golden Apple

Once again, Better Living Building Supply and Cabinetry is sponsoring the Golden Apple Awards for outstanding teachers in our community’s school systems!

Who is eligible? Eligible candidates are current public or private school teachers in Albemarle County or Charlottesville City, preschool through grade 12, who have not received a Golden Apple Award in the past three years. Continue reading

Additional Thanksgiving Holiday Leave for 12-Month Employees

Happy Thanksgiving

In concert with declarations by the Commonwealth of Virginia and the Albemarle County Board of Supervisors, the School Board has approved providing a four-hour holiday for employees scheduled to work on Wednesday, November 27. As such, the County Office Building and all school facilities will close four hours early on November 27. This day was already scheduled as a non-student day as part of the Thanksgiving break.

We wish you all a very happy Thanksgiving, and extend our thanks and gratitude for what you do each day for our students.

2020-21 Calendar Survey Now Open: Participate by Nov. 26

Your Opinion Matters

The 2020-21 calendar development process is underway! Each year, the Calendar Committee works to produce a school calendar that supports our goals to engage students, improve opportunities and achievement, and get the most productivity out of our resources. Your feedback is an essential part of the calendar development process!

Please review the Calendar Committee’s first draft of the 2020-21 calendar and provide your feedback by 11:59 p.m. on Tuesday, November 26: