Welcome to the second edition of ACPS TechKnow, a monthly newsletter to keep staff, families and students in the know about technology in ACPS! This month, we’ll take a look at the various technology resources available to you as a school employee, and how you can access them. Continue reading
Albemarle County Public Schools is exploring the possibility of creating a Fall 2024 Reading Specialist Cohort to support current employees in obtaining a Reading Specialist License. Please complete this Google Form by Wednesday, December 13, if you are interested in learning more about this opportunity. If you have any questions, please email Megan Wood, Director of Professional Development.
Albemarle County Public Schools (ACPS) is excited this year to add a Leader of the Year award to our annual employee recognition program! We value our amazing school leaders and their commitment to supporting academic success for all students, improving instruction, creating a positive and welcoming school environment, cultivating leadership, building strong family and community partnerships, and achieving the goals of our strategic plan.
Please help us recognize and celebrate our outstanding school leaders by working with your school to nominate a principal, assistant principal, or central office leader for our 2024 Leader of the Year award! Continue reading
It’s never too late (or too early!) to start saving for your retirement adventures! Whatever retirement adventures await you, Nationwide has resources and tools to help you make informed decisions and achieve retirement readiness and financial wellness. Take a step to prepare for retirement: Visit Nationwide’s Virtual Adventure Center today!
Our Nationwide Retirement Specialist, Lynn Robinette, is available for individual virtual consultations on an ongoing basis, but each month, she reserves a week of appointment openings for Albemarle County employees. Appointments are available this December 4-8! Continue reading
Tuesday, December 5, 2023 | 7 p.m. | Albemarle High School
You’re invited to attend a free concert of the Albemarle County Concert Band on Tuesday, December 5, at 7 p.m. Please join us at Albemarle High School for our winter concert! Continue reading
Looking to level up your student’s engagement? Curious about how to navigate the world of AI as a teacher? Round out your semester by joining an upcoming professional development session! Each session will provide do-now strategies to enhance instruction, promote digital organization, and develop best practices when it comes to integrating technology into your classroom.
As part of our ALL In Virginia tutoring plan, we are going to run an intersession during Spring Break for interested students in grades 3-8. We are also considering one from December 18-21 if we have enough staff and family interest. Continue reading
Teachers: As we all look forward to a welcome break next week, please be mindful of Albemarle County Public Schools’ homework policy, Policy IKB. This policy states:
There will be no homework assigned during the fall break (“Thanksgiving break”), winter break, or spring break.
If you have questions about the policy, please reach out to your principal.