Attention 3rd Grade and Virginia Studies Teachers: Albemarle, Charlottesville, Fairfax, and Virginia Beach have partnered to provide two exciting professional development opportunities this summer.
Both workshops present the chance to learn how to design and implement the Inquiry Design Model; to access the wealth of historical resources that our state has to offer; and to be compensated for doing curriculum work in the summer. Continue reading
County of Albemarle employees can access their W-2 (Wage and Tax Statement) Form for 2019 online through Greenshades. A paper copy will be issued by January 31 to employees who have not accessed their W-2 Form electronically.
Questions? Please contact Payroll at (434) 296-5857. Continue reading
Saturday, February 1, 2020 | 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. | CATEC
This Saturday, February 1, Albemarle County Public Schools, Albemarle County Local Government, and the Charlottesville Albemarle Technical Education Center (CATEC) are collaborating to sponsor the ACPS/AC Local Government/CATEC Job Fair! Continue reading
At their January 23 meeting, School Board members formally voted to change the name of Cale Elementary School to Mountain View Elementary School, effective July 1.
Cale is the first of 14 schools to be reviewed following a directive from the School Board to the Superintendent that school communities review the names of all schools named for individuals. Continue reading
Last summer, the Department of Technology announced a plan to reimage every ACPS computer assigned to staff and students. The purpose of the reimage was to update our computers to Windows 10, the current Microsoft operating system. This update serves to protect our network from data breaches and viruses that can negatively impact our employees and students. The original deadline for this project was October 1, 2019; however, there are still employees who have not scheduled with their TSS to have their computer reimaged.
Please note: Any computer that has not been updated to the Windows 10 operating system by February 14, 2020, will no longer be able to log in to the ACPS network. Continue reading
Middle & High School Faculty and Staff: As you may have heard, Naviance is implementing a new password policy that will require all ACPS students to change their Naviance passwords to meet new, more secure requirements on Monday, January 27, 2020. This process of moving to more secure passwords is necessary to best ensure the security of our students’ Naviance accounts and student data. Continue reading
Secondary Teachers: If you teach a semester course in Schoology, here are a few things to consider as we begin the second semester today:
First semester courses will be archived, but the process is gradual. Teachers may continue to see first semester courses listed for the first 24 hours of the new semester. Continue reading
The Kronos project team has posted several new pieces of information to the Time and Attendance System Documentation Center, plus there are NEW capabilities on the biometric devices for use by non-exempt employees. Continue reading
As a reminder, Monday, January 20, is a holiday, and Tuesday, January 21, is a flex day. Flex 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.
School-based office associates and other school staff scheduled to work also may use January 21 as a flex day, if their responsibilities permit and with the pre-approval of their principal. Continue reading