There is a new contact for all things licensure-related!
Hello, I’m Michael Thomas and I am the new Licensure Specialist, following Beth Churms’ retirement in December. Having been with the Human Resources team since mid-2017, I’m thrilled to move into this role! As we move through the school year together, I aspire to improve communication and collaborate with each of you to work through licensure matters. Continue reading
All Buddy Camp is a unique volunteer opportunity for rising juniors and seniors attending an Albemarle County or Charlottesville City high school. A Big Buddy at All Buddy Camp is paired with a preschool age student with special needs (Little Buddy) and works cooperatively with our professional program staff. Buddies work one-on-one with each other for the entire week of camp. All Buddy Camp is a tribute to Robin and Mani Aldridge, who were committed to children with disabilities, art, and fun! Continue reading
ACPS is excited to announce the creation of a cohort program through Old Dominion University for those teachers interested in pursuing a Master’s in Library Sciences. To learn more about the program, please join us for a Q&A with ODU faculty on March 25 at 4:30 p.m. in the Professional Learning Center at Seminole Place (click here for directions). Please email Jenn Sublette at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions. Continue reading
The National Education Association (NEA) Foundation offers multiple grant opportunities for educators, including Student Achievement 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. Grants fund activities for 12 months from the date of the award. Continue reading
Dominion Energy recently announced it will provide up to $1.5 million in environmental grants this year through the Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation. Public and private K-12 schools can apply for classroom grants up to $5,000 each for environmental education programs. Since 2003, the Foundation has donated nearly $32 million to projects that protect and improve the environment. Learn more »
Applications will be accepted through 5 p.m. on April 30, 2019.
Friendly reminder: Superintendent Matthew Haas will host a “Budget Q&A” for employees this afternoon, March 7, from 4:15 to 5:15. You can join this live broadcast from any device with an internet connection. Following a brief presentation on the 2019-20 funding request, Dr. Haas will respond to your real-time questions. Click here to join the meeting.
Thursday, March 7, 2019 | 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. | Martin Luther King Jr. Performing Arts Center
Tomorrow evening, March 7, Kim John Payne, M.Ed., presents Social Inclusion & the New Rites of Passage, a talk on the timely and challenging topics of social inclusion and bullying, at Charlottesville High School’s Martin Luther King Jr. Performing Arts Center. Continue reading
Saturday, March 16, 2019 | 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. | PVCC Main Building
PREP Parent Resource Center’s annual Life After High School Transition & Resource Fair will be held on Saturday, March 16, at Piedmont Virginia Community College for middle and high school students with disabilities, their families, and educators! Everyone is welcome to attend this FREE event! Continue reading