We are excited to hear from teachers and students during our upcoming technology conversations! The ACPS technology department is seeking feedback and ideas from students and educators about technology and learning. We also are seeking input regarding the new educational technology plan we will be writing next year. Continue reading
Attention all ACPS employees: You’re invited! Superintendent Matthew Haas will host a “Budget Q&A” via video webinar on Thursday, March 7, from 4:15 to 5:15 p.m. You can join this live broadcast from your computer, mobile phone, or any device with an internet connection.
Dr. Haas will present a brief presentation on the 2019-20 funding request and then respond to your real-time questions. On March 7, beginning at 4:15 p.m., you may click here to join the meeting.
Stepping Stones was created by the Charlottesville Department of Human Services to chart the health of children and their families in the City of Charlottesville and Albemarle County. The report includes data on 38 indicators chosen to measure child and family well-being. Topics addressed include community characteristics; conduct in community, discipline in schools; education; family characteristics; finance; housing; and infant and youth health. View the January 2019 report »
Stepping Stones is intended to provide accurate data and stimulate community dialogue and action regarding regional trends in the Charlottesville/Albemarle community.
Friday, March 1, 2019 | 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. | CitySpace
CitySpace Art Gallery will exhibit artwork from middle school candidates for the prestigious Reflections Summer Regional Governor’s School Program this Friday, March 1! The show will open in conjunction with Charlottesville’s First Fridays from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Come by for light snacks and fabulous student art! (Parking is free for the first hour at Market Street Garage.) Continue reading
In This Issue – Special Edition
- At the Heart of It … Veteran Coaches Reflect
- How Do I Apply to Coach?
- Roundtable Discussion: Foundations of the ACPS Instructional Coaching Model
Albemarle County Public Schools provides internet access to personal devices through our ACPS-PUBLIC wireless network. This includes internet access for our students, teachers, staff and visitors who may need internet connectivity while visiting our buildings.
Recently, we eliminated the requirement for users to accept an agreement before connecting to the internet using ACPS-PUBLIC. We hope this change will provide a positive and easy experience when utilizing this service. Please note that ACPS internet traffic is monitored and filtered.
If you have questions, please reach out to the Service Desk at 434-975-9444.
The Shannon Foundation wants to help teachers and schools implement their best ideas. Two levels of proposals are invited for the 2019-20 school year:
- Level 1 grants, not to exceed $750, will be awarded to classroom teachers, individually or in teams, for projects that support original and innovative student activities.
- Level 2 grants, not to exceed $5,000, may be awarded to schools for creative projects that enhance student learning across age and grade levels.
In keeping with the other Teacher Workdays that we have had this year, March 29 will be a Flex Workday. This is a day designated for teachers to work on report cards, plan for instruction, and complete other tasks related to their work. Continue reading
Applications are now being accepted for the 2019-2020 school year for both instructional coaches and LTIs. View the job postings for details:
- Instructional Coaches – Internal Candidates Only
- Learning Technology Integrator (LTI) – Open to Internal & External Candidates
The application window for both jobs closes on Thursday, February 28.