Our Emergency Notification System enables us to notify you immediately in the event of an emergency and to contact you regarding school schedule changes due to inclement weather. To do so, we need to remain up-to-date with your contact information. Continue reading
The 2014-15 Calendar Development web page has been updated with links to the first draft of the 2014-15 school year calendar and a new survey. We used feedback from your responses to our previous “Calendar Priorities” survey to make changes to the draft in collaboration with staff from Charlottesville City Schools. We had over 1,300 survey responses. Thank you!
Community members, staff and students are invited to provide feedback that will inform the second draft of the 2014-15 school year calendar. View the draft calendar and participate in the survey. This survey will close on Friday, December 6.
Input from an advisory panel of teachers and instructional leaders representing a broad cross-section of the division’s schools has led to the selection of a new assessment and data analysis system for Albemarle County Public Schools. The new system, provided by Illuminate Education, will be in place by the beginning of next school year. Continue reading
Submit a lesson plans to Digital Wish and become eligible for their monthly technology awards! Each month they post a new piece of technology, such as a video camera, curriculum tools, or a video set, that they award to the teacher who submits the best lesson plan incorporating the prize. All grade levels and subject areas are welcome to apply. Check out their grants calendar to learn more about their various grants and deadlines. Learn how to apply.
Lead the Charge Toward Digital Age Learning! Jump-start your career as a technology leader by developing the skills to effectively implement instructional technology in your school or district. ISTE (International Society for Technology in Education) has partnered with the Johns Hopkins University School of Education to create an online Graduate Certificate Program in School Administration and Supervision, with an emphasis on digital age standards for teaching and learning. The application deadline for this program is December 6, 2013.
Learn more about this exciting yearlong program during a free information session November 19 at 7 p.m. Sign up now! Even if you can’t make the live event, ISTE will send you a recording so you don’t miss out.
Albemarle County Public Schools will present a showcase of our finest student films from 6th to 12th grade in our first ACPS Student Film Festival on Saturday, May 17, 2014, at the Monticello High School auditorium. Students can submit films in narrative, documentary, foreign language, or experimental genres through the ACPS Student Film Festival website. Check the submissions guidelines on the web site for more details.