In case you missed the Classified Hourly Employee Town Hall on September 3, you can now view the slide deck and watch the video recording. Topics of discussion included regular work versus alternate work, definitions, work options for Phase 2, health insurance, and other helpful information. Continue reading
Across the country, there is increasingly high demand for many online learning tools that support virtual learning. During high usage times, some online systems and learning tools may experience slowness or intermittent degraded performance. Continue reading
Monday, September 14, 2020 | 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. | Registration
Attention all K-5 teachers: You’re invited to the first meeting of our Content Opportunities Course on September 14 from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. The course, which we will offer monthly, aims to support implementation of inquiry-based curricula in science and social studies as outlined in the pacing guide. A great group of teachers, coaches and LTIs are collaborating to support his work, and participants are eligible for recertification points. Continue reading
On August 27, 2020, in consideration of the recommendations issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Virginia Department of Health (VDH), the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE), and the Thomas Jefferson Health District (TJHD), the Albemarle County School Board adopted an emergency Policy on Masks and Acceptable Face Coverings for all students, staff, visitors and vendors, and children and staff in ACPS child care programs. Continue reading
The ACPS Asynchronous Activity Bank can now be accessed via the Seesaw School/District lesson bank.
What it is:
- Instructional coaches and talent development resource teachers will create and maintain this activity bank to support asynchronous learning on Fridays. These Seesaw activities can serve as the entire learning plan for Friday or supplement plans you have in place. Continue reading
In compliance with state code and in partnership with the Virginia Occupational Safety and Health (VOSH) Program, ACPS has developed a two-part COVID-19 Safety Training for employees. As a reminder, every ACPS employee, regardless of position, should complete this training by Tuesday, September 8 (the first day of school).
Please reference the ACPS Zoom Guidelines for detailed information about requirements for student privacy, best practices for using Zoom with synchronous instruction, and Recording and Uploading Zoom Meetings. This guide is a fluid resource that we will continue to update as needed. As we add content, we will update the Index to include a link to the new information. Continue reading
The Department of Technology created a Seesaw at Home website to support teachers and families with using Seesaw this school year. In collaboration with the Department of Student Learning, we also created a Seesaw Family Video (8:17) to support families as they navigate Seesaw this school year. Continue reading
Are you interested in pursuing certification in Culturally Responsive Teaching (CRT) or a CRT Micro-credential in the 2020-21 school year? If so, join the division’s Equity Team on September 2 or September 10 to learn about these unique opportunities! Cohorts begin on September 17! Continue reading
Several groups will be meeting on Thursday, September 3, for the final half-day of division meetings during our pre-service days. Please review the Schedule of Meetings. If you are not part of any of the scheduled meetings on the morning of September 3, then the full day is yours to use as a teacher workday.
Questions? Please email any Lead Coach.