Have You Completed the Transition Pay Options Acknowledgement Form?

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Attention All Employees: If you have not yet completed the Transition Pay Options Acknowledgement Form, please do so by this Friday, December 3. This form will ask you to accept or decline a one-time pay advance available to all regular part-time and full-time employees. The advance, which will equal 80 hours of pay, will be distributed on January 31 and will need to be repaid by June 30, 2022. (Note: This one-time pay advance is related to our move to biweekly pay and is different from the one-time payment approved by the school board that will be added automatically to the December paychecks of all regular employees.) Continue reading

All Employees Must Complete the Transition Pay Options Acknowledgement Form by Dec. 3!

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As a follow-up to the November 17 email message from Assistant Superintendent Clare Keiser, please remember to complete the Transition Pay Options Acknowledgement Form by Friday, December 3. All employees are required to complete this form to either accept or decline the one-time pay advance that will be distributed on January 31. Please note: This one-time pay advance is related to our move to biweekly pay and is different from the one-time payment approved by the school board earlier this month, which will be added automatically to the December paychecks of all regular employees. Continue reading

Reminder: All Employees Must Complete ACPS Anti-Racism Policy Orientation by Sept. 17

ACPS Anti-Racism Policy Orientation

In alignment with the division’s Anti-Racism Policy, Superintendent Haas and the Albemarle County School Board ask all employees to complete the ACPS Anti-Racism Policy Orientation by Friday, September 17. The orientation takes approximately 45 minutes to complete and includes a verification form at the end that will confirm the completion of all activities. Continue reading

Update on Sept. 15 Vaccination/Testing Requirements; Complete Staff Vaccination Status Form by Sept. 3

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As a reminder, the Albemarle County School Board recently approved a resolution that requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by September 15, 2021, or to show proof each week of a negative COVID-19 test result. In the resolution, the school board noted that the COVID-19 case incidence rate in Albemarle County is increasing, largely driven by the presence of the Delta variant, and health data confirms that over 90% of current cases are among unvaccinated people.

By Friday, September 3, all ACPS employees are required to complete an online Staff Vaccination Status Form. You can access this brief form directly at vaccine.k12albemarle.org (ACPS login required). Every employee should enter their current vaccination status information into this form by tomorrow, September 3, regardless of vaccination status. (If you have difficulty accessing the survey, please email vaccine@k12albemarle.org.) Continue reading

Anti-Racism Policy Orientation: All Employees Should Complete by Sept. 17

Anti-Racism Policy Orientation

In alignment with the division’s Anti-Racism Policy, Superintendent Haas and the Albemarle County School Board ask all employees to complete this Anti-Racism Policy Orientation by Friday, September 17. The orientation takes approximately 45 minutes to complete and includes a verification form at the end that will confirm the completion of all activities.


If you have any questions, please follow up with your supervisor for more information.

We Notice 2021: Select Your T-Shirt Size by May 7

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Each and every ACPS employee has made a positive difference in our schools and in our community this year, and WE NOTICED! In celebration of this heroic work, we would like to recognize every employee with a “Join Me in Being Noticed 2021” T-shirt. If you haven’t taken a moment to select your desired T-shirt size, please complete the We Notice 2021 T-shirt Form by this Friday, May 7, at 2 p.m.

Important Reminder: Today Is the Deadline for Completing Your Required Online Annual Training (OATs)!

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Attention all regular full-time and part-time employees: If you haven’t yet completed Albemarle County’s Online Annual Training (OATs), today’s the day! OATs is your required yearly review of policies, procedures, and other important information. This year, completing the training is a two-step process that involves reviewing an online presentation and then certifying that you have completed the training. The whole process takes about 15 minutes, and the deadline is today, April 30! Here’s how it works: Continue reading

Required Online Annual Training for ACPS Employees – Complete by April 30

Required Annual Training

It’s time once again for Albemarle County’s Online Annual Training (OATs), your required yearly review of policies, procedures, and other important information for all regular full-time and part-time Albemarle County Public Schools employees. Please note that substitutes and temporary employees are not required to complete this training.

Please complete this training, which takes about 15 minutes, by Friday, April 30, 2021. Continue reading

Attention All Employees: Please Register for Our March 26 Staff Gathering by This Wednesday

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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

Don’t Forget to Complete the Required COVID-19 Safety Training by Sept. 8!

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In compliance with state code and in partnership with the Virginia Occupational Safety and Health (VOSH) Program, ACPS has developed a two-part COVID-19 Safety Training for employees. As a reminder, every ACPS employee, regardless of position, should complete this training by Tuesday, September 8 (the first day of school).

Step 1 involves watching a 22-minute training video. Step 2 (the final step) asks employees to certify that they have watched the training video by completing a brief form. Continue reading