Interested in Getting a Reading Specialist Endorsement?

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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.

2024 Leader of the Year Award: Nominations Due Jan. 15

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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

Nationwide Virtual Consultations Available Dec. 4-8

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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

Fall Instructional Tech PD Series


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.

Sign up for any of these sessions in our Professional Learning Management System (PLMS): Continue reading