Mary Baldwin University Wants to Help You Work Toward Teacher Licensure

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Mary Baldwin University’s School of Education is here to support you as you strive to begin or complete your journey toward teacher licensure or to add on an additional endorsement or degree. Our Teacher Education Program goes beyond preparing superior teachers. We identify the greatest needs in today’s classrooms and fill the gaps, so well that 77% of our graduates teach in areas with the most critical shortages in Virginia. Continue reading

Artificial Intelligence & WeVideo: PD to Support Your Teaching


The ACPS Learning Technology Team is thrilled to announce two exciting professional development series: leveraging Artificial Intelligence (AI) and getting to know WeVideo, our new video editing platform. By integrating AI and media storytelling into your instruction, you can offer students an engaging and inclusive learning experience! We look forward to having you join these enriching professional development series! Continue reading

ACPS Summer Coding Camp: Now Seeking Facilitators; Info Session on March 14

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The Department of Technology is seeking facilitators for this summer’s ACPS Coding Camp. ACPS Coding Camp is a coding academy that provides Albemarle County Public Schools elementary and middle school students with opportunities for creativity, innovation and fun.

ACPS Coding Camp provides the perfect opportunity to practice integrating our Computer Science and Digital Learning Integration Standards of Learning in a low-risk environment. Facilitators who participate in required professional development days and at least one session of ACPS Coding Camp will receive fair compensation and 20 recertification points. Continue reading

Lexia In-Person Training: March 7 & 29

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Elementary & Middle School Teachers: As we prepare to deploy Lexia in schools, the company is offering two in-person professional learning opportunities for ACPS educators. Lexia will offer in-person training this Thursday, March 7, and on Friday, March 29. The in-person training is not required, but it offers a chance to ask questions and receive Lexia’s traditional online training in a more personal way. Both trainings will take place at Center I, as follows: Continue reading

DPLC & CRT Professional Development Schedule for March 5

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We are looking forward to our next Division Professional Learning Community (DPLC) and Culturally Responsive Teaching (CRT) Professional Development (PD) Day on Tuesday, March 5. Our schedule for March 5 differs from previous schedules, so please review the schedule carefully.

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Upcoming VaSCL Professional Development Workshops


Check out these upcoming professional development workshops offered by the Virginia School Consortium for Learning (VaSCL)! If you are interested in attending, you may apply for Professional Development Reimbursement Program (PDRP) funds to cover your cost. Learn more about our reimbursement program »

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Interested in Earning a Master of Library and Information Studies Degree?

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On Sunday, February 18, Tuesday, February 20, and again on Monday, March 18, faculty from Old Dominion University’s Master of Library and Information Studies (MLIS) program will be hosting an informational webinar about their MLIS program. All sessions will begin at 7 p.m. and will be hosted on Zoom. Continue reading

2024 Charlottesville Civil Rights Tour (All Expenses Paid) – Apply by March 1

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The Memory Project at the Karsh Institute of Democracy welcomes applications from teachers and educators for the 2024 Charlottesville Civil Rights Tour. All expenses will be paid for sponsored travelers! The tour will depart on June 22, 2024, and return on June 28, 2024. Applications will be accepted until March 1, 2024. Decisions will be announced mid-March. Continue reading

Rosetta Stone for Educators

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Interested in learning another language to better communicate with our students and families or to further your own personal growth? The spring semester of Rosetta Stone is now open for enrollment for any interested ACPS staff! This online language course allows participants to participate independently and at their own pace. Most educators choose to learn Spanish, but other languages are available in the program. Click here to register through the Professional Learning Management System (PLMS).

Questions? Please reach out to Ambha Lessard, EL Family Engagement and Student Support Liaison.