At their meeting on April 27, 2023, the Albemarle County School Board approved revisions to the 2023-24 school year calendar. To accommodate the presidential primary on March 5, 2024, and in an effort to make some additional improvements, the revised calendar includes the following changes: Continue reading
Human Resources is pleased to announce a new program within our workers’ compensation and safety department: TeleCompCare, a nurse triage/telemedicine program that offers an innovative solution for injured workers to get immediate, appropriate care when a workplace injury occurs. TeleCompCare is available 24/7/365—24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year! Click the images below to explore the program, its benefits, and the TeleCompCare workflow: Continue reading
ACPS Educators: We are excited to see you this Friday, April 28, when we will host our final Division Professional Learning Community (DPLC) meetings of the 2022-23 school year. In addition to engaging in conversations focused on supporting student learning, we will reserve time during this session for teachers to provide feedback. Click here to access the schedule for the day.
Elementary Teachers: Continue reading
You are cordially invited to attend the 2023 spring concert of the Albemarle County Concert Band at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, May 2. This free event will be held at Burley Middle School. Please join us! Continue reading
Beginning in May, the Department of Technology will be performing health checkups on all staff laptops, division-wide, to ensure that everyone has a safe, reliable and consistent laptop experience. During this checkup, we will make any needed hardware repairs and install the new laptop image. We dn’t want anyne t have a laptp with a missing keybard letter.
What does “install the new laptop image” mean? Continue reading
Wednesday, April 26, 2023 | 6 to 7:30 p.m. | Zoom
ACPS is excited to announce that we have partnered with VMDO Architects, a local architectural firm specializing in K-12 education, to conduct a new Middle School Master Plan. This project includes a comprehensive study of our middle schools with the goal of developing a master plan to address, improve and resolve our capacity challenges and our renovation needs. Throughout the project, which is now underway and will continue through the end of the calendar year, there will be multiple opportunities for staff to engage with and inform our work.
Your first opportunity is coming up on Wednesday, April 26, when the Office of Community Engagement will host a virtual Middle School Master Plan Community Information Session. We hope you can join us from 6 to 7:30 p.m.: Continue reading
High School Staff: As you may recall, in January, Dr. Haas and I visited each of our high schools and Center I to discuss the High School Schedule and Workload for both staff and students. During our visits, we shared a few things that we’ve learned: Through climate surveys, it’s clear that our comprehensive high school environments are not as conducive to learning as they could be. We also know that our high school students have not performed as well on SOL tests since our transition to an 8-period day back in 2010. And, perhaps most importantly, we recognize that rapid shifts in our student demographics demand greater focus on knowing each individual student. Continue reading