As a reminder, Monday, January 20, is a holiday, and Tuesday, January 21, is a flex day. Flex days are designated for teachers to work on report cards, plan for instruction, and complete other tasks related to their work. On flex days, teachers may perform their work at school or another location, as their responsibilities permit.
School-based office associates and other school staff scheduled to work also may use January 21 as a flex day, if their responsibilities permit and with the pre-approval of their principal. Continue reading
Join us! On Monday, January 20, Woodbrook Elementary will host the 6th annual “Walk a Mile for Martin” Event from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Everyone is invited to attend this special event, which recognizes and celebrates the leadership, courage and sacrifices made by people such as Martin Luther King, Jr., during the Civil Rights Era. Continue reading
The Bama Works Fund, a grant created by the Dave Matthews Band to support community initiatives in the Charlottesville-Albemarle area, is currently accepting applications. There are two deadlines: February 1 (decision in mid-June) and August 1 (decision in mid-December). The award can be up to $10,000, which could help make your educational ideas a reality!
If you are interested in applying, please contact Helen Dunn, ACPS Legislative & Public Affairs Officer, to discuss your proposal. Continue reading
Don’t Feed the Phish!
Phishing is a fraudulent practice of sending emails pretending to be from reputable companies in order to get individuals to reveal personal information, such as passwords and credit card numbers. DO NOT EVER share your password with anyone by clicking on a link through an email or in person. No reputable company or organization will ever ask you to provide your personal information. Continue reading
Attention All Secondary Teachers: As we approach the middle of our first year of Schoology implementation, we ask that you participate in a survey focused on Year 1 minimum expectations, future professional development opportunities, and student use of Schoology. Take the survey »
Please provide your feedback by Friday, January 24. We are looking for 100% participation from secondary teachers. Continue reading
Albemarle County Public Schools is evaluating the performance and effectiveness of our Electronic School Notification System (ESNS). We currently use this system to communicate important information and emergency alerts to parents/guardians and employees by phone, email, and text messaging.
Please help us assess our existing system by participating in a survey: Open the survey »
The National Education Association (NEA) Foundation offers multiple grant opportunities for educators, including Student Success Grants and Learning & Leadership Grants. Three grant deadlines are established annually: February 1, June 1, and October 15. Two levels of funding are available: $2,000 and $5,000. Continue reading
The Albemarle County Parks & Recreation Department will host its annual Christmas Tree Recycling Program from December 26, 2019, through January 19, 2020, daily from 7 a.m. until dark, at the following collection sites: Continue reading
Toward the end of December, all Anthem medical AND dental plan members will receive new enrollment cards. Your new card will contain updated information and must be used beginning January 1, at which time your old cards will no longer be valid. Find out what’s changing »
Before you head out for the winter break, please take a moment to review your timecard for this week (December 14-20) and address any corrections that are needed with your supervisor. Before you leave today, the Kronos team recommends that you go ahead and approve your timecard for this week, since you’ll be on holiday on Monday.