Determining the Safety of Continuing With Face-to-Face Instruction

Return to School 2020-21

Dear Colleagues:

On November 9, Albemarle County Public Schools (ACPS) entered Stage 3 of our Return to School plan. We are pleased to have our youngest learners back in our buildings for hybrid learning as well as additional secondary students for in-person access. With reports of increasing COVID-19 infections across our state and the country, I’d like to share with you the factors that will help us determine whether it is safe to continue with face-to-face instruction. Continue reading

New Supports for Staff Wellness


As we continue to work together to support our students, families, and each other, we also need to take care of ourselves. Our Professional Development team has put together several resources and opportunities focused on wellness.

Introducing TeacherFit

TeacherFit is an on-demand platform designed to support the physical and mental well-being of educators; however, all ACPS employees are invited to join. The virtual platform offers a range of resources with new classes and guided sessions each week, such as workout routines, yoga classes, and mindfulness sessions. Continue reading