What’s the BIG news?
Open Enrollment begins tomorrow! We’ll be sending you information throughout the Open Enrollment period (August 1st through August 18th), so be sure to keep an eye out for these communications.
How can I learn more about my options or get assistance during Open Enrollment?
1. Attend an Open Enrollment info session (great for asking questions and getting answers!): Continue reading
Great news for back-to-school shoppers: Virginia’s sales tax holiday returns August 4-6! School supplies that cost $20 or less per item are eligible for the exemption, as are clothing and footwear that cost less than $100 per item. View a detailed list of items that qualify for the exemption (see Appendix B, pp. 18-22) »
What’s the BIG news?
Your annual benefits Open Enrollment* period (August 1st through August 18th) begins SOON. Get ready for it by visiting the Open Enrollment info site. Even if you’re not planning on making any changes to your current lineup of benefits, be prepared for the new plan year by visiting the info site. Who knows? This could be the year where you explore new options or learn something you didn’t know about our plans and how to best use them! Continue reading
Get all of the information you need about Open Enrollment by visiting the Open Enrollment website—it’s live today!
Between August 1 and 18, all Albemarle County employees should access the Open Enrollment system to verify personal and benefits information, make changes to pre-tax medical and dental elections, and enroll in a flexible spending account (FSA/Beneplus).
WHY is it important to participate in Open Enrollment each year? The FAQs page has the answers you need »
The Summer 2017 PD Course Catalog has been updated with sessions being offered on August 18. This summer, all licensed instructional staff must participate in at least two 3-hour sessions that support our Digital Learning Initiative (DLI). If you are a teacher who did not meet this requirement in July, please make sure to register! Get started by selecting Professional Development from the Staff tab of the ACPS website; click on NEW: Internal PD Opportunities, Summer 2017; and Sign In to enroll. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.
Teachers: Interested in learning more about working with English Learners? Check out these opportunities: Teaching English Learners and Students with Learning Difficulties in the Inclusive Classroom, Sep. 26-27; Introduction to Culturally & Linguistically Diverse Learners, Aug. 29 – Dec. 12; and Differentiated Instruction for English Language Across the Curriculum, Sep. 5 – Dec. 11. 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 email@example.com or call 434-971-1263. Get more info »