Veterans Affinity Group: Upcoming Events & Opportunities

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Attention veterans, reservists and allies! The Albemarle County Veterans Affinity Group would like to make you aware of several upcoming events, including a Meet & Greet hosted by the Veterans Affinity Group on Monday, June 17, at 5 p.m. at Kardinal Hall. If you’re interested in attending this social, please email

Please see the poster below for additional engagement opportunities, and check out this email from Living Free Together (LFT) for information about summer fun for military families, including the 4 Our Freedom 5K on June 1, a free Polo Picnic for military and first responder families on July 28, and more! Continue reading

Last Call: Apply to Attend Black Men in Education Convening by June 2!

BMEC Black Men in Education Convening

ACPS Educators: Are you curious to learn more about the Black Men in Education Convening (BMEC) experience? Check out this video featuring William Schaffer, AHS Assistant Principal, and Christopher Howell, Instructional Coach, who share what it was like for them:

Don’t miss your opportunity to attend the Center for Black Educator Development’s 8th annual Black Men in Education Convening! Continue reading

Important End-of-Year Paycheck Info for 10- and 11-Month Employees

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As we close out the 2023-24 school year, the Department of Human Resources extends our sincerest thanks for all you have done for our students this school year. Every single ACPS employee impacts student growth and learning and supports Albemarle County families. Your hard work has made a difference this year!

Attention 10- and 11-Month Employees: Given the multiple pay schedules that apply to our employees, we want to provide information that may be helpful for you as we head into summer. Continue reading

Interested in Obtaining a School Counseling License?

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Albemarle County Public Schools is exploring the possibility of creating a Fall 2025 Cohort to support current employees in obtaining a School Counseling License. If you are interested in learning more about this opportunity, please complete this Google Form by Monday, June 10. If you have any questions, please email Miles Nelson, Coordinator of Mental Health & Wellness.

Nationwide Virtual Consultations Available June 3-7

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The sooner you start planning for retirement, the easier it can be. If you wait, it could take much more per pay period to achieve the same goal. Let’s get started! Schedule a free 30-minute virtual consultation with one of our Nationwide consultants to learn more about Albemarle County’s 457(b) deferred compensation plan. Through a 457(b) plan, you can contribute to your account each pay period; invest that money so it can potentially grow into a lot more; and use tools to monitor your account and make adjustments as needed.

Appointments are set aside for ACPS employees next week, June 3-7! To schedule, scan the QR code in the flyer below or visit Continue reading

Big Changes Ahead for Illuminate DnA Assessment Platform: Take Action Before June 30

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Attention Illuminate Legacy Item Bank Users! Renaissance Education is making big changes to their Illuminate DnA assessment platform this summer. As part of these changes, we have recently learned that they are ending access to and use of the Legacy Item Bank after June 30, 2024. Please read on to learn what this means and what you need to do. Continue reading

Black Men in Education Convening: One Week Left to Apply!

BMEC Black Men in Education Convening

ACPS Human Resources is excited to fund three educators (who will join one administrator) to attend the Center for Black Educator Development’s 8th annual Black Men in Education Convening, Thursday-Saturday, November 21-23, in Philadelphia. Registration, travel, meals and lodging will be paid for by ACPS. There’s still time to apply! If you are interested in applying to be one of the three sponsored educators who will accompany one administrator, complete our BMEC Request Form by Sunday, June 2: Continue reading

Insider Express – Vol. 1, Issue 25

Volume 1, Issue 25

Welcome to the last issue of Insider Express for the 2023-24 school year! Stay informed over the summer: View school board meeting agendas in ElectronicSchoolBoard; visit the School Board homepage to learn how you can participate in meetings; access recordings of school board meetings on our Meeting Recordings web page; and subscribe to TeacherDirect to receive official updates from the Virginia Department of Education. Continue reading

Signed Contracts for Licensed Staff Due June 10

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Teachers and other licensed positions who were reappointed by the school board on May 23 will receive their contracts in ADP by end-of-day on Monday, May 27. Similar to last year, we will send all licensed contracts through ADP on a rolling basis from May 24-27. These contracts are due to be electronically signed by Monday, June 10. Human Resources (HR) recommends checking your ADP account at the end of each day until your contract hits your account.

To access and sign your contract, please follow these steps: Continue reading