Insider Express – Vol. 1, Issue 22

Volume 1, Issue 22

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Board Meeting Highlights

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Highlights from the most recent school board meeting on April 25, 2024, were featured in issue 21 of Insider Express. The next school board meeting will take place at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 9, at the County Office Building on McIntire Road. The May 9 meeting agenda can be viewed in ElectronicSchoolBoard (ESB).

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April 30, 2024 | Three Albemarle County Public Schools Honored With 2023-2024 Exemplar Performance Awards

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 May 1 issue include:

  • WIDA’s Digital Tools
  • FLAVA Awards: Nomination Deadline Extended to June 1
  • Moton Museum Teacher Institute 2024 – Hybrid Workshop
  • Zearn Educator Training – May 22 & June 14
  • VSTE Certified Coach Program (#VCC) – Apply by May 17
  • Environmental Education Modules
  • ECODETECTIVES: An Environmental Economics Institute
  • Free Electronic Resource for World Languages
  • ACTFL Proficiency Guidelines 2024 Released
  • 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 April 25 edition contains items that may be of interest to teachers and other school division employees, such as:

  • Public Hearings for the Proposed DRAFT 2024 Computer Science Standards of Learning
  • Lexia Information Sessions for Parents & Families
  • Virginia Recognizes Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day – May 9
  • Announcing Division Awards for the Recruitment Incentive for Public Education (RIPE) Award – Due by June 14
  • Accepting Additional Applications for the Grow Your Own – Registered Teacher Apprenticeship Program
  • VLA Training
  • Centers for Disease Control Respiratory Virus Guidance
  • VMFA Offers Free Admission for Virginia Schoolteachers to See “Samurai Armor” Exhibition