The Department of Technology is pleased to highlight a global event, the Hour of Code! Last year, our division reached over 5,000 hours of code!
We encourage teachers to have their students participate in coding activities this Friday, December 11, as part of their asynchronous work. Visit our Hour of Code website to access resources by grade level. If you would like support in implementing Hour of Code activities, please reach out to your school’s assigned LTI.
December 5 & 6, 2020 | 12 to 4 p.m. | Albemarle High School
This Saturday and Sunday, December 5 and 6, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, in partnership with the University of Virginia (UVA) and our local health department, is hosting a self-administered nasal swab COVID-19 testing event at Albemarle High School from noon to 4 p.m. This free event is open to the community, but prioritizes employees of UVA, Albemarle County Public Schools, and Charlottesville City Schools. Continue reading
The Department of Technology is pleased to announce two Family Tech Matters webinars coming up on December 1 and December 3. We invite you to join us for informational sessions on digital citizenship with resources from Common Sense Media: Continue reading
Tuesday, November 17, 2020 | 6 to 8 p.m. | Zoom
Thursday, November 19, 2020 | 6 to 8 p.m. | Zoom
Colleagues, we need your input!
Next week, you and all Albemarle County community members will have the opportunity to offer your views on the future direction of our school division. We are requesting your participation, and that of all ACPS stakeholders, at two upcoming virtual community forums that will help shape the direction the schools take over the next several years. These forums, which will be held on November 17 and 19 from 6 to 8 p.m., are an opportunity for you to give feedback on the ACPS Portrait of a Graduate that is currently being designed. Additionally, the forums will offer a chance to discuss ways that the school division can approach learning loss related to COVID-19 and school closures. Continue reading
Tomorrow, Wednesday, November 11, is Veterans Day, a day to honor America’s veterans for their patriotism, love of country, and willingness to serve and sacrifice for the common good. On behalf of the Albemarle County Veterans Affinity Group, please see the information below about local Veterans Day events occurring this week. Continue reading
In honor of Digital Citizenship Week, the Department of Technology’s Learning Technology team has launched a Digital Citizenship Week website featuring resources to support our educators with covering digital citizenship topics with students.
Also, ACPS will also be hosting two family Digital Citizenship webinar events this November, and you’re invited! Mark your calendar: Continue reading
Tuesday, October 13, 2020 | 4:30 to 6 p.m. | Zoom Meeting Link
High School Educators: You’re invited to join us to learn about High School Redesign in Albemarle County. We hope you can join us this afternoon at 4:30 for an update on the Academies of Albemarle, Center II, and new initiatives designed to support student learning. Learn more »