Insider Express – Vol. 1, Issue 17

Volume 1, Issue 17

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Board Meeting Highlights

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Highlights from the most recent school board meeting on March 14, 2024, were featured in issue 16 of Insider Express. The next school board meeting (a regular work session) will take place at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 28, at the County Office Building on McIntire Road. You can view the March 28 meeting agenda in ESB.

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Recent News

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ACPS has not issued a new press release since the last issue of Insider Express. Visit our Newsroom to access the archive of ACPS press releases.

Did you know? You can visit our Community Messages web page to view an archive of division-level messages we’ve shared with our community. Recent examples include:

March 22, 2024 | Community Information Session: Instructional Practices Audit Update – March 27

March 20, 2024 | Seeking Student Representatives to the School Board

March 15, 2024 | School Board Approves Redistricting Recommendation

March 13, 2024 | Transportation Reminders

TeacherDirect Newsletter

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TeacherDirect is a weekly newsletter designed to provide a direct line of communication between the Virginia Department of Education and classroom teachers and educators. Subscribe to TeacherDirect to receive weekly updates from VDOE via email!

Some highlights from the March 20 issue include:

  • Extensive Update on Literacy Planning
  • VDOE Fine Arts Leadership Conference – Registration Due by April 22
  • Granville P. Meade Scholarship – Student Applications Due April 8
  • VLA Implementation Playbook
  • Free VVA Professional Learning Course: Blueprints for Better Blending
  • Free Olympics-themed Workshop for French Teachers
  • Online Asynchronous M.E. Curriculum & Instruction Program
  • And more!

Virginia Education Update Newsletter

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Virginia Education Update is a weekly newsletter from Dr. Coons, Superintendent of Public Instruction, that serves to communicate official information from the Virginia Department of Education to school divisions.

The March 14 edition contains items that may be of interest to teachers and other school division employees, such as:

  • Virginia Department of Education Attendance Symposium for Division Leaders – April 9
  • 2024-2025 Nominations for Career Success Stars in Career and Technical Education (CTE) – Due by April 15
  • Call for Applications: Paid Internship Scholarship for Aspiring Virginia Educators – Due April 19
  • School Improvement Grant Webinar for Federally Identified Schools – Webinars on March 20 & 21
  • VQB5 Quality Profiles for Early Childhood Programs – Webinar on March 19
  • 2022-2023 Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Excess Cost Calculation – Due by May 10
  • Call for Nominations for Vacancies on Board of Education Advisory Committees – Due by March 22
  • Field Testing a New Item Type in Spring 2024 Online SOL Mathematics Tests