Onsite Flu + Vaccination Clinics Are Underway!

Flu Shot Sticker

All Albemarle County employees (including part-time, temporary, substitutes, interns, and student teachers) and public safety volunteers (Fire Rescue, Police, Sheriff’s Office) are eligible to receive flu and other vaccinations with no out-of-pocket cost, even if you are not covered on the County health plan. View the clinic schedule »

In addition to the flu shot, other vaccinations will be available, including: Continue reading

Digital Citizenship Week: Oct. 14-18

Digital Citizenship

Digital Citizenship Week (October 14-18) is an opportunity to reflect on the role of technology in our schools. To help strengthen the role of technology in your classroom, consider taking some time next week for discussions and activities with your students. To support this, the Department of Technology has created resources for ACPS educators including videos, discussion prompts, and more: Continue reading

Kronos Is Coming in Phases: When & How to Get Ready

Kronos Time and Attendance

Kronos, our new time and attendance system, is coming! To help our school division employees, timekeepers and supervisors learn to use the system effectively, we will begin implementation using a three-phased approach:

Phase I – October 19: Implementation for Broadus Wood Elementary School, Building Services, Department of Technology, Fiscal Services, Superintendent’s Office and selected central office departments, and Sutherland Middle School Continue reading

Flex Days in 2019-20: November 4, January 21, March 3 & April 3


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

NEA Foundation Grant Opportunities – Next Deadline: Oct. 15

The NEA Foundation

The National Education Association (NEA) Foundation offers multiple grant opportunities for educators, including Student Success Grants and Learning & Leadership Grants. Three grant deadlines are established annually: February 1, June 1, and October 15. Two levels of funding are available: $2,000 and $5,000. Continue reading

Volunteer Opportunity With the Blue Ridge Area Food Bank

Blue Ridge Area Food Bank

The Blue Ridge Area Food Bank is looking for volunteers! Each month, as part of their Commodity Supplemental Food Program (also called “Senior Food Boxes”), the Food Bank packs almost 3,000 boxes of wholesome food for delivery to low-income seniors who are at risk of and vulnerable to malnutrition.

Due to the large-scale nature of this project, the Food Bank needs 12-15 volunteers per shift, and they encourage groups. Continue reading