Skip Ribbon Commands
Skip to Main Content

ACPS Home

  • ACPS Home

Live Video Stream for School Board Meetings

cobWatch the live video stream of tonight's Albemarle County School Board meeting. This evening, the Superintendent of Albemarle County Public Schools, Dr. Pamela Moran, will present her funding request for 2018-19 at a special meeting of the School Board. The School Board will hold work sessions on the funding request on January 18, 23 and 25 and conduct a public hearing on Tuesday, January 30. The Board meets in Lane Auditorium at the McIntire Road county office building, at 6:30 p.m.

Live Video Feed »

Golden Apple Awards 2017-18, Nominate by Feb 1st

Golden AppleNominations end February 1 for the 2017-2018 Golden Apple Awards, a program designed to honor outstanding teachers in public and private schools in Albemarle County and Charlottesville City. One winner is selected from each school, and eight winners also will receive a $1,000 Golden Apple Grant, which can be used for classroom materials or to support the recipient’s professional development.

The deadline for school principals to receive nominations from students, parents, school staff, and community members, is Thursday, February 1, 2018.

More Information »

Nomination Form »

Attracting and Retaining High-Quality Teachers and Increasing Career and Workforce Readiness for Students Are Among the Community’s Top Budget Priorities

Attracting Quality Teachers

Support for competitive salaries to attract and retain high-quality teachers was the top-ranked item on Albemarle County Public Schools’ 2018-19 Budget Survey. A total of 2,247 students, parents, employees, and community members responded to the online survey, which is considered by Superintendent Dr. Pamela Moran in the formulation of the funding request she submits to the School Board.

More »

Albemarle County School Board Approves Transportation Service That Will Expand Opportunities for High School Students to Attend an Academy Program

ACPS Academy Transportation

At its meeting last evening, the Albemarle County School Board approved a pilot transportation plan that will expand opportunities for high school students in all areas of the county to attend the school division’s STEM academies. While students have always been able to apply to attend any of the division’s three academies, students were required to provide their own transportation if they attended a program that was not located at their base high school..

More »

Dr. Pamela Moran Receives International Society’s 2018 Award for Leadership in Enhancing the 21st Century Classroom

Dr. Moran Award

The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE), an organization of more than 16,500 educational leaders from 126 different countries, has selected Dr. Pamela R. Moran as one of two Virginia recipients of its prestigious Making IT Happen achievement award for 2018.

More »

Pilot Program to Increase School Bus Safety Reduces Illegal Passing of School Buses by Motorists by More Than 50 Percent

School Bus Pilot

A pilot program designed to improve safety conditions for children who enter or exit school buses has reduced the number of dangerous incidents on Albemarle County roads by more than 50 percent. The program involved the installation of extended stop arms that are three times as long as the stop arms currently in use on school buses throughout the Commonwealth.

More »

ACPS Seeking Volunteers to Serve on Long-Range Planning Advisory Committee

The Albemarle County School Board is seeking applicants for seats on the Long-Range Planning Advisory Committee. This committee is responsible for developing capital improvement program recommendations for the Superintendent and School Board. Applications are being accepted to represent the Jack Jouett, Rio, Rivanna, Samuel Miller, and Scottsville magisterial districts and for an At-Large position. The deadline for applications is Friday, December 1.

More »

State Transportation Department’s "Keep Virginia Moving" Campaign Will Be a Work of Art for Local Students This Winter

Keep Virginia Moving

An unusual art project will find its way along neighborhood streets this winter at the sign of the first snowfall. That’s when six snow plows from the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) will take to local roads adorned with the imaginative talents of Albemarle County Public Schools art students.

More »

Dr. Pamela Moran Will Retire June 30, 2018, Dr. Matthew S. Haas Appointed as Successor

Pam Moran and Matt Haas

The Albemarle County School Board this evening appointed Dr. Matthew S. Haas as the school division’s 20th Superintendent, succeeding Dr. Pamela R. Moran, who announced her retirement today. Dr. Moran will retire on June 30, 2018, and Dr. Haas’ appointment takes effect the next day, July 1.

Dr. Moran Retires »

Dr. Matt Haas Appointed »

Albemarle County Public Schools’ Ira Socol Selected by Center for Digital Education as One of the Nation’s Top Tech Trailblazers

Ira Socol

The Center for Digital Education, a national organization whose mission is to “nurture a community of thought leaders who are rethinking education with technology as the catalyst,” has named Ira Socol as one of its 30 top technologists, transformers and trailblazers.

More »

Joint Statement From Charlottesville City & Albemarle County School Superintendents, School Board Chairs

Joint Statement

Dr. Rosa Atkins, Superintendent of Charlottesville City Schools, and Dr. Pamela Moran, Superintendent of Albemarle County Public Schools, have issued the following joint statement. They are joined in this statement by the School Board Chairs of both divisions, Juandiego Wade for Charlottesville City, and Kate Acuff from Albemarle County.

More »

16 Programs at Nine Albemarle County Public Schools Receive Shannon Grants

Shannon Grants

A new restaurant will be making its debut next spring in a rather unusual form—a traveling school bus. The Charlottesville Albemarle Technical Education Center (CATEC) has received a $5,000 grant from the Shannon Foundation to begin work on the project, which will bring together students from across the school. It is believed to be the first program of its kind in the nation. In addition to CATEC, the Shannon Foundation awarded $8,137 to eight Albemarle County public schools in support of 15 programs.

More »

Albemarle County Public Schools One of Nine School Divisions in Nation to Earn Top Environmental Award From U.S. Department of Education

Green Ribbon

Albemarle County Public Schools has earned the federal government’s premier environmental impact designation in the field of education. Only nine school divisions across the country received the Green Ribbon Schools District Sustainability Award, conferred by the U.S. Department of Education earlier this month. There are more than 13,000 school divisions in the United States.

More »

National Assessment Organization Ranks ACPS in Top Five in VA, Top Five Percent in Nation

NICHE

Niche, a national education assessment organization, which each year evaluates more than 60 million K-12 school reviews and survey responses to identify the Best Public School Districts in America, has ranked Albemarle County Public Schools among the top five school divisions in Virginia and among the top five percent of all school divisions in the nation.

Listen to Dr. Moran's Interview »

On-Time Graduation Rate for Albemarle County Seniors Exceed Both State And National Rates

Grad

The on-time graduation rate for Albemarle County Public Schools’ 2015-16 senior class was 95 percent, again exceeding state and national averages, which were 91 and 82 percent, respectively. Albemarle County students continued to graduate at a higher on-time rate than the statewide average for every one of the nation’s 50 states.

Learn more »

WINA interview with Dean Tistadt»


School Board Seeking Representatives to Serve on Long-Range Planning Advisory Committee
School Board Will Hold Public Hearing on Redistricting Proposals for Urban Ring Elementary Schools on January 11
Community Identifies Top Budget Priorities
Albemarle County School Board Approves Transportation Service That Will Expand Opportunities for High School Students
Dr. Pamela Moran Receives International Society’s 2018 Award for Leadership in Enhancing the 21st Century Classroom
Montpelier to Host Student Symposium as Part of “Let ‘Em Shine” Initiative
Pilot Program to Increase School Bus Safety Reduces Illegal Passing of School Buses by Motorists by More Than 50 Percent
Western Albemarle’s Fall Production This Thursday Through Saturday Offers Audiences a World Record Experience
7th Annual John E. Baker Dinner Is This Friday, November 10
Redistricting Advisory Committee Will Host Community Meeting on November 8 at Agnor-Hurt
 

 Calendar

 

Friday, January 19, 2018

Monday, January 22, 2018

Friday, January 26, 2018

 

 Latest Tweets

 

Important links

Download the ACPS Mobile App
ACPS App Icon
Google Play button Apple App Store button

Get Acrobat PDF Reader You may need the free Acrobat Reader to access information presented in PDF format.