2019 Making Connections Program & Session Registration

Making Connections 2019

Our annual Making Connections professional learning event is coming up soon on Friday, November 1. The Making Connections 2019 Program is now available! Registration for sessions will open this Thursday, October 24, at 4 p.m. You also can access Making Connections 2019 Enrollment in the left-navigation of the Professional Development web page under the Staff tab on the ACPS website. Continue reading

Reminder: Register for the Connecting Communities 5K Today & Receive a Free T-Shirt & Raffle Entry

Connecting Communities 5K

Saturday, November 16, 2019 | 8:30 a.m. | Sutherland Middle School

The Connecting Communities 5K is coming up next month! Join us on Saturday, November 16, at 8:30 a.m. at Sutherland Middle School. Registration is FREE for all City of Charlottesville and Albemarle County school and government employees. Guaranteed race t-shirt and raffle entry for participants who sign up by Tuesday, October 15! Event details »

Great Pumpkin Smash 2019 – Nov. 2

Carved Pumpkin

Saturday, November 2, 2019 | 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. | McIntire Recycling Center

Go green this Halloween and compost your pumpkin! The McIntire Recycling Center will host the 2019 Great Pumpkin Smash on Saturday, November 2, from 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Pumpkin disposal is free of charge for Albemarle County and Charlottesville City residents. Open the event flyer »

Connecting Communities 5K – Nov. 16

Connecting Communities 5K

Saturday, November 16, 2019 | 8:30 a.m. | Sutherland Middle School

Connect with your community and colleagues at the first ever Connecting Communities 5K on Saturday, November 16, at 8:30 a.m. at Sutherland Middle School. Powered by the Public Education Foundation of Charlottesville-Albemarle, walkers and runners will enjoy a great morning winding through the Forest Lakes neighborhood!

Registration is FREE for all City of Charlottesville and Albemarle County school and government employees. Continue reading

Making Connections Will Be Held Nov. 1; Call for Proposals Open Until Oct. 11

Making Connections 2019

Making Connections: Building Relationships, Relevance & Rigor for ALL

Our annual Making Connections professional learning event will be held Friday, November 1. Given the wide range of innovative practices and effective strategies developed by educators here in Albemarle County, our programming this year will be a combination of workshops facilitated by visiting educators and by ACPS teachers and administrators. Continue reading

Transportation Will Host 2nd Annual Cancer Walk on Oct. 5

3K Cancer Walk 2019

Saturday, October 5, 2019 | 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. | Albemarle High School Track

The ACPS Department of Transportation Services will host their 2nd annual 3K Cancer Walk on Saturday, October 5, at the Albemarle High School track. Registration will open at 10 a.m. and the walk begins at 11. All proceeds will benefit the UVA Cancer Center. Register as a walker ($5) or register as a vendor ($25 or a donation from your booth). Check out the event flyer for details!

Join the Fun: Albemarle County Celebrates 275 Years on Sept. 28

Albemarle County 275th Anniversary

Saturday, September 28 | 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. | County Office Building, 401 McIntire Road, Charlottesville

This year marks the 275th anniversary of the founding of Albemarle County. What better way to celebrate than with our community? Please join us to learn about our past, embrace our present, and dream about our future. This special event is free and open to all! Continue reading

Educator Night @ the Museum – Sept. 17

 Amazement Square

Tuesday, September 17, 2019 | 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. | Amazement Square

Amazement Square is excited to offer educators a FREE night at the museum! Join us from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, September 17, for Educator Night @ the Museum, including hands-on demonstrations of our school and outreach programs, a tour of the museum and our new education center, and a raffle to win a free field trip! Space is limited. Register by Friday, September 13! Continue reading

Volunteer & Partner Appreciation Breakfast: Do You Know a Volunteer Who Should Be Invited?

Volunteer Breakfast 2019

Coming up on June 15, ACPS will host a Volunteer & Partner Appreciation Breakfast at The Center at 491 Hillsdale Drive from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. We will honor those who have given freely of their time to volunteer in response to the needs of our schools, as well as the community partners who have provided so much support.

Invitations were mailed on May 16, but we want to make sure we didn’t miss anyone. If you know of volunteers who should be invited, please send names to Gloria Rockhold, Community Engagement Manager, as soon as possible. Thank you!