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Upcoming Town Hall Meetings Hosted by Albemarle County Board of Supervisors Members

posted Nov 7, 2014, 5:26 PM by Sharon Hung   [ updated Nov 7, 2014, 5:26 PM by Lisa Medders ]

http://www.albemarle.org/navpages.asp?info=release&ID=18089

School Fundraising Topics

posted Nov 7, 2014, 4:09 PM by Sharon Hung   [ updated Nov 7, 2014, 5:15 PM by Lisa Medders ]

K-12 Grants, Tips, and News

posted Nov 7, 2014, 4:07 PM by Sharon Hung   [ updated Nov 7, 2014, 4:07 PM by Lisa Medders ]

Please visit the following website and take a look of different tips  to K-12 Grants, Tips, and News.
If you want you may sign up your schools to receive the latest news.
 

High Schools of the Future

posted Nov 5, 2014, 1:06 PM by Sharon Hung   [ updated Nov 5, 2014, 1:06 PM by Lisa Medders ]

Student Projects on School Safety

posted Oct 22, 2014, 8:56 AM by Sharon Hung   [ updated Oct 22, 2014, 9:00 AM by Lisa Medders ]

Update About ACPS World Languages Program

posted Oct 2, 2014, 6:33 PM by John Lewis   [ updated Oct 11, 2014, 4:38 PM by Lisa Medders ]



At the School Board work session on September 25th, the board stated that they were pleased with the progress of the pilot program at Cale Elementary School and would like to move forward with expanding similar programs to other schools. They recognize we will not be able to expand programs to all schools in a short period of time, and have asked the Department of Instruction to continue to expand incrementally each year to new schools as opportunities and interest arise. They asked for the creation of a process by which a particular language could be selected at a school and to draw up plans on how expanded elementary school programs would impact middle and high school programs. Finally, they asked for a 5-7 years plan and to return with budgetary proposals aligned with continued expansion later this year.

We are attaching the Power Point Presentation used on the School Board work session so you can check it out and see the possibilities that we may have available in ACPS. 

If you have any questions,  please contact:

Russell H. Carlock, Ed.D.
ESOL & World Languages Programs Lead Facilitator
Albemarle County Public Schools
Tel: 434-296-6517

If you would like more information, please read the article from Cville Tomorrow that provides a summary of the board meeting and a link to the ppt:

Spanish Version:

Noticias Sobre Programas  Multilingües en Albemarle County:

En la sesión de trabajo de la junta escolar el 25 de septiembre , la junta dijo que estaban satisfechos con el progreso del programa bilingüe en la Escuela Primaria de Cale y que les gustaría seguir adelante con la expansión de programas similares en otras escuelas . Reconocen que la división escolar no esta en capacidad de ampliar los programas en todas las escuelas en solamente un año, por eso han pedido que el Departamento de Instrucción continue ampliando progresivamente cada año en más escuelas nuevos programas  bilingües. Pidieron la creación de un proceso por el cual un idioma en particular podría estar seleccionado por una escuela. También han solicitado un plan sobre cómo los programas  bilingües en las escuelas primarias afectarán los programas de idiomas en las escuelas secundarias. La junta quiere que el Departamento de Instrucción traiga un plan de  5-7 años y regrese con una propuesta presupuestaria alineada con la continua expansión del programa para finales de año. 

Adjuntamos la presentación en Power Point utilizada en la reunión para que pueda chequearlo y ver las posibilidades que podriamos  tener disponible en ACPS.



Si le gustaria obtener más informacion, por favor lea el artículo de Cville Tomorrow donde encontrará un resumen de la session de trabajo de la Junta Escolar  y un link que lo llevara a la presentación de power point utilizada esa noche.






Welcome to the 2014-2015 Academic Year

posted Sep 23, 2014, 9:01 AM by John Lewis   [ updated Sep 23, 2014, 9:01 AM by Lisa Medders ]

At the September 17 Parent Council meeting we approved updated ByLaws and our Constitution

Congratulations to the new Parent Council Officers:
  • Co-Presidents:  Sharon Hung and Jennifer McCune
  • Co-Secretaries/Treasurers:  Cathy Sanders and Pearl Yu
Thanks to DJ Stoeberl for all her efforts and contributions to the previous years.

Our meeting schedule for this year can be found on the 2014-2014 School Year page.  Each meeting will have a page with the supporting handouts and notes related to the meeting.

ACPS 2012-2013 Budget Development Calendar

posted Dec 14, 2011, 8:25 AM by djstoeberl@acpsparentcouncil.org   [ updated Dec 14, 2011, 8:25 AM by Lisa Medders ]

See the attached pdf for the ACPS 2012-2013 Budget Developement Calendar.

ACPS Seek Public Comment on Proposed 2012-2013 Calendar

posted Nov 21, 2011, 1:41 PM by djstoeberl@acpsparentcouncil.org   [ updated Nov 21, 2011, 1:41 PM by Lisa Medders ]

The public is invited to review and comment on the proposed 2012-2013 calendar.  The public comment period is open until Monday, December 5, 2011.  The final calendar is expected in late January or early February of 2012.  Click here to review and comment on the calendar.

ACPS 2012-2013 Budget Development

posted Nov 15, 2011, 8:29 AM by jbkulow@acpsparentcouncil.org   [ updated Nov 21, 2011, 1:31 PM by Lisa Medders ]

The Albemarle County Public Schools 2012-2013 budget is being developed.  The following link provides information about the general process as well as the budget development calendar.  In the coming weeks, there will be an opportunity to provide feedback for the Superintendent's Funding Request.
 
Click here.

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