We are looking forward to a successful start to the 2023-24 school year! In preparation for our upcoming division-wide professional development (PD) days on Tuesday, August 15, and Friday, August 18, please visit our August PD Days web page to access schedules for both days.
Albemarle County Public Schools has received a $200,000 grant from the Virginia Department of Education to support a path to teaching via apprenticeship! Human Resources is now seeking dedicated and passionate teaching assistants with an associate degree to join our two-year apprenticeship program. In this unique opportunity, participants will train alongside a skilled Master Teacher for two years, developing valuable classroom skills. This two-year position leads to full licensure and preparation to serve as a teacher of record. Continue reading
Are you interested in helping support students who are experiencing mental health challenges? Albemarle County Public Schools is excited to offer three Mental Health First Aid training opportunities this July 25, 26 and 27… available to all staff!
Mental Health First Aid helps individuals assist someone who is experiencing a mental health or substance use-related crisis. In the Mental Health First Aid course, participants learn risk factors and warning signs for mental health and addiction concerns, strategies for how to help someone in both crisis and non-crisis situations, and where to turn for help. Continue reading
The Office of Professional Development is excited to announce a variety of professional learning opportunities for staff this June, July and August! Course offerings include required professional development as well as choice-based professional learning opportunities. Course details are now available through our Professional Development: Summer 2023 Opportunities Courses web page! Please visit the page often, as we will continue adding new courses and updating course details as they are finalized. Continue reading
The Office of Professional Development is pleased to announce that we will be hosting a three-day summer workshop on supporting student engagement and growth in the de-leveled middle school classroom.
Purpose: The purpose of this workshop is to work directly with middle school English/language arts teachers to support differentiated instruction in the de-leveled classroom. Continue reading
Attention Math Teachers, Grades 6-8: Are you interested in learning more about Connected Mathematics Projects 3 (CMP3)? Join us on Thursday, June 1, from 5 to 6 p.m. via Zoom, for Making the Most of CMP3. This course, led by Max Rzodkiewicz, a math teacher at Journey Middle School, is designed to help you make CMP3 an effective tool for all students in all math classes. Participants will: Continue reading
Wednesday, May 24, 2023 | 5 p.m. | Zoom
Is school leadership in your future? James Madison University (JMU) is pleased to host an informational meeting for its Educational Leadership programs, including master’s and certificate options, on Wednesday, May 24, at 5 p.m. via Zoom. JMU is planning to start a new cohort in August 2023 for Albemarle County Public Schools and surrounding school divisions. Classes will be held locally, one night per week. Continue reading
Thursday, May 18, 2023 | 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. | Albemarle High School | Registration
If you are a VCU Reading Specialist Cohort candidate who would like assistance with the application process, please join us this Thursday evening, May 18, for an open work session with Dr. Jenna Lenhardt from the VCU School of Education. We will meet in the library at Albemarle High School from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., and participants should bring their laptop. To help with our planning efforts, please complete our registration form if you plan to attend.
Questions? Please contact Megan Wood.
Wednesday, April 19, 2023 | 5 p.m. | Zoom
Is school leadership in your future? James Madison University (JMU) is pleased to host an informational meeting for its Educational Leadership programs, including master’s and certificate options, this Wednesday, April 19, at 5 p.m. via Zoom. JMU is planning to start a new cohort in August 2023 for Albemarle County Public Schools and surrounding school divisions. Classes will be held locally, one night per week. Continue reading