Attention All ACPS Employees: Are you ready to do something fun to raise funds for a worthy cause? This year, ACPS employees have chosen to support Kindness Cafe + Play, a local non-profit coffee shop that employs adults with cognitive disabilities and seeks to remind our community of the value of kindness.
Any day this week, May 10-14, you are invited to participate in our fundraising efforts. Here’s how you can get involved: Continue reading
After several months in development, we are delighted to invite you to view a draft of our new Albemarle County Public Schools Strategic Plan!
Our strategic plan is how we define the direction that ACPS will take over the next several years. It includes our vision and mission for the school division, as well as our hopes for all of our students and how we will allocate resources to make those a reality.
Coming up on May 18 and 20, we will host Strategic Planning Focus Group sessions for staff and students. Continue reading
Thursday, May 6, 2021 | 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. | CATEC Parking Lot
Grab a delicious lunch this Thursday, May 6, from CATEC’s food bus, Technical Eats! We’ll be serving lunch from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the CATEC parking lot. See below for our menu options and pricing. Continue reading
There’s still time to help us select a beneficiary for the 2021 ACPS employee fundraiser! You may recall that we supported the ACPS Families in Crisis Program in 2020 and the Blue Ridge Area Food Bank in 2019. This year, we are choosing a beneficiary from seven programs submitted by employees. Please review the fundraising pitches and cast your vote by noon on Monday, April 26! Continue reading
Rivanna Solid Waste Authority will host the following special waste collection days this spring at the Ivy Materials Utilization Center (MUC), located at 4576 Dick Woods Road in Charlottesville: Residential Household Hazardous Waste Days on April 30 and May 1 and Bulky Waste Amnesty Days on May 8, 15 and 22. Continue reading
April is Month of the Military Child, and tomorrow, April 21, is “Purple Up! For Military Kids” Day!
Purple Up! For Military Kids is a day set aside for everyone around the nation to show their support for military connected students. The Virginia Department of Education encourages school communities across the state, including teachers, principals, students, parents, bus drivers, etc., to wear purple on Wednesday, April 21, 2021, to show support for our military students and appreciation for their strength and sacrifices. Continue reading
Thursday, April 1, 2021 | 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. | CATEC Parking Lot
Hungry? You can eat AND support CATEC’s Culinary Arts program! Swing by CATEC this Thursday, April 1, at lunchtime to purchase a tasty student-made meal from CATEC’s food bus, Technical Eats! Proceeds will go toward purchasing a quiet generator for the food bus. Check out menu options and pricing below: Continue reading
On March 19, all employees should have received an invitation from Superintendent Haas to participate in a division-wide professional development session with Glenn Singleton, author of Courageous Conversations About Race, this Friday, March 26, at 1:15 p.m. via Zoom. This is an exciting and unique opportunity for us to gather together and hear a common message that will help us advance our equity mission. Continue reading
High School Teachers: PVCC’s 8th annual Career Pathways Expo kicks off today for students in grades 9-12! Please encourage your students to register for this exciting event. This year, the expo will be presented virtually from 1 to 2 p.m. every Friday in March (March 5, 12, 19 and 26). Continue reading