In alignment with the state’s holiday schedule, and in concert with local government’s decision, the Albemarle County School Board has granted 12-month employees an additional day of holiday leave on Tuesday, January 2, 2018. All school division offices will close at noon on Friday, December 22, and will reopen for normal business hours on Wednesday, January 3. Best wishes for a happy, healthy, joy-filled holiday!
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The holiday break will soon be upon us! Be ready for whatever comes your way be ensuring that you have your Anthem medical and dental cards NOW. Here’s how: Continue reading
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Future Ready Librarians: Cultivating Community Partnerships
December 12, 2017 | 4 to 5 p.m. EST
For Librarians, this Future Ready webinar addresses strategies for building school partnerships. Learn more and get registered »
Leading Personalized and Digital Learning: A Framework for Implementing School Change
December 14, 2017 | 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. EST
For School Leaders working to support more effective and seamless integration of a personalized learning model across classrooms, this Future Ready webinar addresses professional development, leadership, and student empowerment strategies. Learn more and get registered »
On December 5, the Albemarle County Finance Department reported detection of probable security compromises on five individual Greenshades (online portal for employee paystubs, HR documents, and more) accounts. Please read the following updates from Finance, in order from newest to oldest:
December 7 Update
The affected employees have been contacted. Continue reading
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
Governor McAuliffe has announced that K-12 teachers in Virginia can receive free admission to the Terracotta Army: Legacy of the First Emperor of China exhibition at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts (VMFA) in Richmond. Terracotta Army showcases 130 works of art, drawn from the collections of 14 art museums and archaeological institutes across Shaanxi Province in China. Read the VMFA’s press release »
To claim a free ticket, teachers must present their identification card at VMFA’s Visitor Services desk. The exhibition opened November 18, 2017, and will run through March 11, 2018. Continue reading