Licensure Specialist Michael Thomas will be hosting two Licensure Q&A sessions this week:
Michael will review recent licensure modifications passed by the Virginia General Assembly (see below). These modifications address the hands-on aspect of CPR for renewal and initial licensure and the status of provisional licenses and renewable licenses that expire June 30, 2020. Keep in mind: All emergency modifications expire January 1, 2021. Continue reading
The following communication will be shared later today with 6th-grade students and families regarding the school division’s decision to eliminate weighted grades: Continue reading
As we wrap up our work with students this spring, we are all turning our attention to preparing for working with students in August. Given that so much in our community remains unsure, our focus for summer professional development (PD) has shifted to provide timely support to help teachers prepare for and meet the challenges that lie ahead. Continue reading
The 2020 Golden Apple Awards, sponsored by Better Living Building Supply and Cabinetry, were presented through a virtual ceremony yesterday, May 21. The awards honored 44 teachers from public and private schools in Albemarle County and Charlottesville City for excellence in teaching and active community involvement. Congratulations to all of the recipients!
Secondary Teachers: As we approach the end of the school year, here are a few things to be aware of with regard to your Schoology courses moving forward: Continue reading
At their recent meeting on May 14, the Albemarle County School Board unanimously approved the Fiscal Year 2020-2021 School Division Budget, A Community Comes Together. The balanced budget of $193.7 million is a 0.9% decrease from the current year’s adopted budget and is aligned with the following budget priorities: Continue reading
If you will be leaving the division at the end of this school year, the Department of Technology wants to make sure you know how to take your digital content (email, Google files, local files and folders, etc.) with you and what to do with your assigned ACPS technology. Continue reading