Virginia Tech will hold their fourth annual GenCyber Beginner Camp for Secondary School Teachers on June 17-21, 2018. GenCyber camp will train secondary school teachers in the principles of good cybersecurity practices and the science behind those practices so that they may both teach their students effective practices as well as motivate these students to study more cybersecurity in more detail as they move into their chosen disciplines in colleges and universities. The camp application will close on April 25, 2018. Continue reading
Monday, November 20 | 3:30 to 5 p.m. (Stop by anytime!) | ESOL Office
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Wednesday, November 29 | 3:30 to 5 p.m. (Stop by anytime!) | COB 246
Are you interested in improving your Spanish-speaking skills? ACPS teachers and administrators are invited to partake in a 2-3 week authentic language and cultural experience, June 16-30 or June 17 – July 9, 2018. Continue reading
Jean Flaherty is entering her seventh year teaching music in Albemarle County, and last year, she started a concert band for Albemarle County school and local government employees. The band rehearses during the school year on Tuesday evenings from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Burley Middle School (901 Rose Hill Drive, Charlottesville). Rehearsals this year begin Tuesday, August 29!
The band is open to people of all ability levels and performance experiences who are interested in making music together. Continue reading
The Charlottesville-UVA-Albemarle County Office of Emergency Management is offering FREE Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training this summer and fall. Interested community members are invited to register for one of three Level 1 CERT courses: Tuesday, July 25, in the Albemarle County Office Building on McIntire; Wednesday, August 2, at the Crozet Library; or Thursday, September 7, in the Albemarle County Office Building on 5th Street. All classes will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. The Level 1 training orients citizens on regional hazards, personal preparedness, and elements of fire safety and medical operations. To register, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 434-971-1263. Get more info »
The Charlottesville-UVA-Albemarle Office of Emergency Management is hosting a National Weather Service (NWS) SKYWARN class on Monday, April 17, from 6:30 to 9 p.m. This is a free class taught by the NWS that is designed to educate the public on weather threats in this area, as well as strengthen the ties between the NWS and the local community. Upon completion of the course, participants will be registered in the NWS spotter program. The more spotters the NWS has out there, the faster vital information gets to the NWS forecasters who make the decisions to issue lifesaving weather warnings. Register by April 13 »
Need help registering? Please contact Kirby Felts at 434-971-1263 or Allison Farole at 434-970-1798.
Are you a beginning gardener? On Saturday, April 8, Piedmont Master Gardeners will present a FREE “Garden Tools & Tips” class as part of their Garden Basics program. The class will cover topics like basic tools and supplies you need, reliable tools that perform well, what to use for your particular gardening needs, and simple practices that make gardening easier and more effective. The class will meet at Trinity Episcopal Church at 1118 Preston Avenue in Charlottesville. Continue reading
The Spring 2017 Learning Catalog is now available online! Check out this spring’s schedule of classes, including topics like assertive communication, CPR, de-escalation skills, change management, managing your electronic footprint, and so much more! Classes fill up quickly, so don’t delay—register today! Continue reading