Payroll Clarity Project Support Sessions & Web Page Announcement

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Additional Payroll Clarity Project Support Sessions

If you still have questions or concerns about our transition to positive pay through the Payroll Clarity Project, please join one of our support sessions where you can meet with Payroll Clarity Project team members for assistance. In these sessions, you can have some one-on-one time to address specific concerns or questions about our new positive pay system or get help with logging into and navigating ADP, our new payroll processing system.

We invite you to join one of the following Zoom sessions at the time that best suits you: Continue reading

2021-22 Speak Up Technology Survey Now Open

The Speak Up Survey is a district and national research initiative designed to amplify the voices and perspectives of students, families and teachers about technology and learning. Input from you and your students will impact how ACPS uses technology to support schools. In the past, we have received thousands of responses across the district, and this year, we’re aiming for 100% participation from students, families, teachers and administrators. Your feedback will be used to inform important U.S. national and state discussions on digital learning policies, programs and funding through Project Tomorrow’s release of national data findings each spring.

Taking the 10-20 minute survey is easy: Continue reading

A Special Message to Employees From the Superintendent

Superintendent Haas visited Monticello High School on Friday, January 21, to serve as a substitute teacher, following similar visits to Albemarle and Western Albemarle high schools. The visit gave Dr. Haas the opportunity to meet with both students and staff and to share a message of gratitude for the extraordinary contributions all employees are making to families, students, and to one another in the current environment.

January 25 Is a Workday for All Employees

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As a reminder, Tuesday, January 25, is a workday for all employees, even though students will not be in attendance. The January 25 workday is one of the changes to the 2021-22 School Year Calendar approved by the school board at their meeting on November 11. On this day, staff will attend professional development and training. Please see your supervisor for more information.

Kronos calendars have also been updated to reflect the changes approved on November 11: Continue reading

First Paycheck on Our Positive Pay System Incoming!

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Tomorrow, Friday, January 21, all ACPS employees will receive their first paycheck on our new biweekly schedule. This check will include pay for all hours worked from January 1-14, 2022.

You can review your paystub in our new payroll processing system, ADP. Paystubs were available for viewing beginning at noon today, but direct deposits will not be available until January 21. Continue reading

Veterans Affinity Group Open to New Members & Support

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Have you thought about joining or supporting the work of the Albemarle County Veterans Affinity Group?

The Albemarle County Veterans Affinity Group is an inclusive group of Albemarle County and Albemarle County Public Schools employees who are committed to enhancing the work experience of veterans and reservists through networking, resources, and professional development. Continue reading

Division PLC Meeting Schedule & Zoom Links

The next round of Division PLC (DPLC) meetings is coming up on Friday, January 21. Please refer to the UPDATED Division PLC 2021-22 document for the meeting schedule and Zoom links. Please note that the remaining DPLC meetings for the year will take place in the mornings on February 18, March 4, and April 22.

Questions? Please email

COVID-19 Testing Updates

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UPDATE: Effective February 3, 2022, everything you need to know about COVID-19 testing for employees is now on our website at

Important Announcement: All ACPS-sponsored COVID-19 testing sites will be closed on Monday, January 17, in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Testing sites will resume their normal schedule on Tuesday, January 18.

Keep reading for more COVID-19 testing updates, including a new testing procedure for employees who are symptomatic, testing site operations during inclement weather, and other options for local testing. You’ll also find a copy of the regular testing schedule for your convenience. Continue reading

All Regular Employees to Receive a 4% Pay Increase

During the first school board meeting of the new year, held yesterday evening, Albemarle County School Board members voted unanimously to approve a recommendation from Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Matthew Haas, that all regular employees receive a 4% pay increase effective with the pay period that begins February 26, 2022. The first paycheck to reflect the increase will be on Friday, March 18, 2022. Continue reading