CANCELED: 10th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Walk

***Due to the potential for winter weather, this event has been canceled.***

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You’re invited! Woodbrook Elementary School will host their 10th annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Walk on Monday, January 15, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Students, families, and community members are welcome to come to the Woodbrook track and walk for a cause of their choosing. (Location is wheelchair accessible.) The event will also feature a poster making contest, hot cocoa, and tasty treats! For more details, please contact Jamela Jasper. Continue reading

You’re Invited: 2024 Retirement Planning Webinar – Jan. 9

Retirement Planning

Tuesday, January 9, 2024 | 4 to 5:15 p.m. | Zoom

Are you considering retirement? Have you thought about your retirement date? No matter your retirement date, you likely have questions, such as: How much money will I need in retirement? Where will it come from? What are my options for saving? How does health insurance work?

Please join us for a Retirement Planning Webinar on Tuesday, January 9, from 4 to 5:15 p.m. Anyone, including significant others, is welcome to attend; no registration required. On January 9, click below to join us on Zoom:

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CATEC’s Annual Thanksgiving Catering Event Is Accepting Orders Through Nov. 16!

CATEC’s fresh Thanksgiving menu features traditional recipes crafted by our Culinary Arts students and chefs to make your holiday meal special! Preorder your menu items by Thursday, November 16, and be prepared to pick up your order between 12 and 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, November 21.

Thanksgiving Menu

  • Whole Turkey Breast
  • Sides: Baked Four Cheese Mac & Cheese, Traditional Green Beans, Sweet Potato Casserole, Housemade Turkey Gravy, and Traditional Stuffing
  • Desserts: Fall Spice Cake, Lemon Sheet Cake, and Chocolate Sheet Cake
  • Meal: Turkey Breast with Choice of 2 Sides

Making Connections Reminders: See You on Nov. 6!

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Attention all ACPS employees: We are looking forward to our day of learning together on Monday, November 6! In preparation, please see below for logistical details and session highlights. As a reminder, we are offering Making Connections sessions at two locations and all sessions will be in person. All session details, including room assignments, are available on our Making Connections website! Continue reading

2023 ACPS Vaccination Clinic Schedule

Serve the Community - Give the Gift of Immunity

BeWell Albemarle is happy to announce that ACPS and Giant have partnered again this year to bring important vaccinations to 50 locations throughout Albemarle County. All ACPS employees (including part-time, temporary, substitutes, interns, and student teachers) are eligible to receive flu and other vaccinations with no out-of-pocket cost, even if you do not participate in the school division’s health insurance plans.

On-site vaccination clinics are scheduled to start this Thursday, September 28, and will continue into mid-November. You are welcome to attend any clinic held at any location listed on the schedule. Continue reading

“Theory of Change” Work Sessions – Oct. 10 & 11

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One of the recommendations from the Bellwether instructional practices audit involves using a planning tool called a “Theory of Change” to identify strategies, actions and resources that can facilitate change and achieve desired outcomes. This process includes reflecting on the various roles of people in our school division and the influence of those roles on student success. As Albemarle County Public Schools (ACPS) begins this important work, we invite educators, administrators, support staff, students, parents and guardians, and community members to join us.

Are you interested in learning more about this concept? Would you like to help ACPS develop a Theory of Change? If so, please register to attend one of our upcoming work sessions: Continue reading

Reminder: Making Connections Call for Proposals – Submissions Due Sept. 22

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Mark your calendar! Our annual Making Connections professional learning event will be held Monday, November 6. Programming will consist of sessions facilitated by visiting educators as well as ACPS teachers and administrators. We are especially excited that Making Connections 2023 will again include opportunities for support staff to participate in professional learning! Sessions for instructional staff will be hosted at Monticello High School, while sessions for support staff will be offered at Albemarle High School.

As a reminder, any instructional or support staff member who is interested in presenting at Making Connections must submit a session proposal by Friday, September 22. Continue reading