In order to protect our employees from the COVID-19 virus, ACPS will provide personal protective equipment (PPE) and related supplies to staff. Please review the ACPS COVID-19 Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Protocol (ACPS Google login required) for details on PPE available to staff as well as PPE care and use. Continue reading
As many as 70,000 Albemarle County voters are expected to participate in the presidential election this year. As an additional service to voters, the Albemarle County Registrar’s Office has established a new location where completed mail-in ballots can be submitted. Beginning Monday of next week, ballots can be dropped off at Albemarle High School on Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings between 8:00 and 11:00 and on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons between 2:00 and 5:00. Continue reading
In a time of multiple and overlapping crises—the COVID-19 pandemic, a national reckoning on race and injustice, political polarization, and threats to voting rights and access—how will you teach about current events, including the election? ACPS is offering three connected workshops, each facilitated by Facing History and Ourselves, that can be taken collectively or à la carte. Each opportunity will offer resources, support and strategies to teach in this environment.
The first workshop in the series is Election 2020: Teaching in Unpredictable Times. Register to participate in this on-demand webinar independently and then come together to debrief and discuss with your colleagues. Continue reading