Military/Veterans: Upcoming Events, Affinity Group & Resources

Upcoming Events

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Beginning at 6 p.m. this evening, Tuesday, September 10, REBOOT Recovery will offer a two-hour per week, 12-week course focused on the spiritual aspects of combat recovery. This free course provides practical help for veterans, service members, and families dealing with after effects of combat. Dinner is provided. Get registered »

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Intro to CRT Certification & Micro-Credentials – Sept. 4

Intro to CRT Micros & Certification

The ACPS Office of Community Engagement would like to invite all staff who are interested in learning more about obtaining certification or a micro-credential in Culturally Responsive Teaching to an introductory session on Wednesday, September 4, from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. at either Monticello, Henley or Jouett—whichever location suits you best. Open the event flyer »

Please contact Leilani Keys for more information.

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!

Let Us Know About Your Volunteer Opportunities!

ACPS Community Connect

In assessing the needs of our school division and the willingness of our community to help, ACPS has implemented Community Connect, a system designed to match-make volunteer capabilities with classroom needs. This presents an excellent opportunity to improve the way we interact with our volunteers and partners, and we need your help to realize the system’s potential to enhance the experience of our educators and our students. Please take the time to let us know about your volunteer opportunities. Continue reading

Military/Veteran Events & Resources

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In conjunction with the Defense Affairs Committee, a component of the Charlottesville Regional Chamber of Commerce, Assistant County Executive Trevor Henry hopes to (1) raise the awareness of upcoming events and resources related to military/veteran activities in our community, and (2) strengthen the military/veteran support network internal to Albemarle County staff. Stay tuned for future communications!

Several events in May and June are listed below, as well as local resources for military members, veterans, and public safety workers. Continue reading

Save the Date: 2019 Equity Conference – June 1

2019 Equity Conference

Saturday, June 1, 2019 | 9 to 2 p.m. | Jouett Middle School

The Office of Community Engagement takes great pleasure in inviting you to the 2019 Equity Conference. The conference will be on June 1 at Jouett Middle School from 9 to 2 p.m. This is our most exciting event of the year, as we honor and highlight the work of educators in our division who investigate what it means to embrace diverse student experiences, tailor instruction to reflect cultural landscapes, incorporate families and communities, and evolve as a culturally responsive educational community.