Division’s Policy Protecting Transgender & Gender-Expansive Students Remains in Place


Over the weekend, several media outlets reported that the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) has drafted new guidance on the treatment of transgender and gender-expansive students in schools. This newly-proposed guidance differs significantly from the current guidance in place, which in 2021 led to the development of our Policy on the Treatment of Transgender and Gender-Expansive Students.

Beginning Monday, September 26, the VDOE will open a 30-day public comment period on the proposed new guidance on the Virginia Regulatory Town Hall website. Here is the statement we issued to the media yesterday in response to requests about how this new guidance will impact our policy: Continue reading

2022 ACPS Vaccination Clinics: Schedule Now Available

Flu Vaccine Promo Image Sept. 2022

The following article was updated on September 28, 2022, with links to the clinic schedule and vaccine consent form.

We are happy to announce that ACPS and Giant have partnered again this year to bring important vaccinations to 50 school and local government locations throughout Albemarle County. All ACPS employees (including part-time, temporary, substitutes, interns, and student teachers) are eligible to receive flu and other vaccinations with no out-of-pocket cost, even if you do not participate in the school division’s health insurance program.

Onsite vaccination clinics are underway and will continue into mid-November. Click here to view the full schedule.

You are welcome to attend any of the clinics held at any of the locations listed on the schedule. You are not limited to your work site or the date on which your work site falls. Continue reading