You’re Invited: Virtual Community Forums on Nov. 17 & 19

Virtual Communication

Tuesday, November 17, 2020 | 6 to 8 p.m. | Zoom
Thursday, November 19, 2020 | 6 to 8 p.m. | Zoom

Colleagues, we need your input!

Next week, you and all Albemarle County community members will have the opportunity to offer your views on the future direction of our school division. We are requesting your participation, and that of all ACPS stakeholders, at two upcoming virtual community forums that will help shape the direction the schools take over the next several years. These forums, which will be held on November 17 and 19 from 6 to 8 p.m., are an opportunity for you to give feedback on the ACPS Portrait of a Graduate that is currently being designed. Additionally, the forums will offer a chance to discuss ways that the school division can approach learning loss related to COVID-19 and school closures. Continue reading

Save the Date: Community Conversation on Nov. 18

Superintendent Matthew Haas

Wednesday, November 18, 2020 | 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. | Zoom

Teachers and School Administrators: I hope today is a good day for you. I sure am proud of you. You have much to be proud of as you have carried the heavy load of teaching and learning and leading schools in a time that cannot be compared to any other. And the first quarter is in the books. Thank you.

I am writing to ask you to save the date for a Community Conversation on November 18 from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Continue reading

Celebrating Digital Citizenship Week

Teen Doing Homework on Computer at Home

In honor of Digital Citizenship Week, the Department of Technology’s Learning Technology team has launched a Digital Citizenship Week website featuring resources to support our educators with covering digital citizenship topics with students.

Also, ACPS will also be hosting two family Digital Citizenship webinar events this November, and you’re invited! Mark your calendar: Continue reading

High School Educator Presentation: ACPS High School Redesign – Today @ 4:30 p.m.

ACPS Logo

Tuesday, October 13, 2020 | 4:30 to 6 p.m. | Zoom Meeting Link

High School Educators: You’re invited to join us to learn about High School Redesign in Albemarle County. We hope you can join us this afternoon at 4:30 for an update on the Academies of Albemarle, Center II, and new initiatives designed to support student learning. Learn more »

Virtual Town Hall for Classified Hourly Employees on Sept. 3

Virtual Meeting

Thursday, September 3, 2020 | 10:30 a.m. or 1:30 p.m. | Meeting Link

Our employees are the lifeline of ACPS. Due to your dedication and loyalty in both prosperous and difficult times, we have been able to offer high-quality teaching and learning and wonderful daily experiences for our children. One of our goals through the pandemic and the associated financial recession has been and will be to continue your employment. Continue reading

Special Information Session on July 29: A Discussion With Area Physicians on COVID-19 and Children

Child and Adult Wear Masks and Use Hand Sanitizer

Wednesday, July 29, 2020 | 5 p.m. | Zoom Meeting Link

In an effort to help provide up-to-date information as our school division and community prepare for the start of school, please join us for a panel discussion about COVID-19 and children via Zoom on Wednesday, July 29, at 5 p.m. The panel will feature two physicians who are faculty members in UVa’s Department of Pediatric Medicine and Eileen Gomez, School Health Coordinator for ACPS. They will provide current information and be available for questions. Continue reading

2020 ACPS Equity Conference Will Be Held Virtually on August 28

2020 ACPS Equity Conference

Friday, August 28, 2020 | 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. | Registration

The ACPS 2020 Virtual Equity Conference, previously scheduled for August 7, will now take place on Friday, August 28, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The ACPS Equity Specialists and Conference Committee are pleased to offer this exciting virtual learning opportunity. Join us as we hear from educators who are engaged in our collective work to eliminate practices that produce inequitable outcomes for students, and discover what it means to be an ACPS Culturally Responsive Educator. Continue reading