Depending on your role and work schedule, you may use Kronos differently than others. Please see below for an overview of what to expect. Your training will be specific to your role and needs. Continue reading
Coming up on June 15, ACPS will host a Volunteer & Partner Appreciation Breakfast at The Center at 491 Hillsdale Drive from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. We will honor those who have given freely of their time to volunteer in response to the needs of our schools, as well as the community partners who have provided so much support.
Invitations were mailed on May 16, but we want to make sure we didn’t miss anyone. If you know of volunteers who should be invited, please send names to Gloria Rockhold, Community Engagement Manager, as soon as possible. Thank you!
With the close of this school year fast approaching, I know many of you are already thinking about and planning for next year. In the same spirit, I want to remind everyone that we will be implementing Kronos, our new time and attendance system. Implementation for all employees will begin on July 13, 2019.
What Does This Mean?
Kronos will replace our current manual and paper-based timekeeping, attendance, and leave tracking processes. Continue reading
In assessing the needs of our school division and the willingness of our community to help, ACPS has implemented Community Connect, a system designed to match-make volunteer capabilities with classroom needs. This presents an excellent opportunity to improve the way we interact with our volunteers and partners, and we need your help to realize the system’s potential to enhance the experience of our educators and our students. Please take the time to let us know about your volunteer opportunities. Continue reading
ACPS has a four-year replacement cycle for all staff laptops. This plan affords our staff members a safe experience with a supported laptop to complete the essential functions of their work. The replacement cycle is based on the purchase date and the model of the computer. In the 2019 replacement cycle, laptop models that will be replaced are the Lenovo T450 and all 13-inch MacBook Airs. Continue reading
Are you leaving ACPS at the end of this school year? If so, please see the following guidance about how to take your digital content (email, Google documents, local files and folders, etc.) with you. These items may be stored in a variety of digital spaces. Please note that your account and access to your digital files will be available until July 1, 2019. Continue reading
By now you’ve heard about Schoology, the new Learning Management System that will replace Blackboard later this year.
Schoology offers significant advances in ease of use and a broader array of professional capabilities. A quick look at some of the comments from teachers who use this system in various part of the country provides some insight. They described how Schoology advanced their goals for personalized learning, student engagement, technology empowerment, blended learning, project-based application, and community partnerships. Continue reading
Thursday, June 13, 2019 | 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. | Saunders Hall, UVA Darden School of Business
In an effort to increase interest and education in construction and the building trades among young women, UVA Facilities Management will host its 4th annual Girls Day on Thursday, June 13, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Charlottesville area community members are invited to register girls between the ages of 10-16 to participate. View the event flyer »
Through the Virginia Household Water Quality Program, Virginia Cooperative Extension holds drinking water clinics across the state to provide people with private water systems access to affordable and confidential water testing, including help interpreting their water test results and information about possible treatment options.