The following 2019-20 teacher workdays will be flex days: November 4, January 21, March 3, and April 3 (half-day). These days are designated for teachers to work on report cards, plan for instruction, and complete other tasks related to their work. On flex days, teachers may perform their work at school or another location, as their responsibilities permit. Continue reading
In alignment with the governor’s decision to grant an extra eight hours of holiday leave to eligible state employees on July 5, the superintendent has announced that Albemarle County Public Schools will follow suit. All 12-month employees are hereby granted an additional day of holiday leave on Friday, July 5. All school and department offices will be closed for the Independence Day holiday on Thursday and Friday, July 4 and 5. Continue reading
As a reminder, the last day of school this Friday, June 7, is a half-day for students. The second half of the day is reserved as a Teacher Workday. EDEP after-school care will not operate on June 7.
Dismissal times for Friday are as follows: Continue reading
In keeping with the other Teacher Workdays that we have had this year, March 29 will be a Flex Workday. This is a day designated for teachers to work on report cards, plan for instruction, and complete other tasks related to their work. Continue reading
The Calendar Committee has created a second draft of the 2019-20 School Year Calendar in response to survey feedback.
The purpose of our recent calendar survey was to collect community input on the Calendar Committee’s first draft of the 2019-20 School Year Calendar. In total, 1,018 students, parents, employees, and community members reviewed the initial draft and provided feedback over a two-week period, from November 2-16. Thank you to everyone who participated for engaging in the calendar development process. View the survey results »
It appears the inclement weather season is upon us. Special thanks to the Transportation Services Road Assessment Team, who wakes early and braves potentially hazardous road conditions in order to help the school division make safe choices for our students and staff.
Do you know how the school division makes and communicates scheduling decisions during inclement weather? Check out the Closings & Delays web page for all the details! In the meantime, here’s a quick reference: Continue reading
In case you missed it … Albemarle County Public Schools has launched two surveys for community feedback—one to inform the Superintendent’s 2019-20 funding request, and the other on an initial draft of the 2019-20 school year calendar. Both surveys will remain open through Friday, November 16. Continue reading
This weekend marks the anniversary of the illegal and traumatic events that brought so much pain and damage to our community one year ago. Although it is unclear what may happen, you should know there is no higher priority at all times in our school division than safeguarding the safety and security of every student and every member of our staff.
For the past several months, our division has been closely working with local government, law enforcement, public safety and regional partners on several preparatory measures to ensure that everyone is safe this weekend.
This Friday, all non-essential school staff will have the option of leaving their offices at 1 p.m. and concluding their workday from home. Continue reading
Attention 12-Month Employees: The holiday schedule for 2018-19 has been approved. For more information about leave, including holiday pay and more, please visit the Leave page on Human Resources’ Employee Benefits site.