Schilling Show Highlights Potential Scenarios Imposed on Children under ACPS Transgender Policy

Albemarle County Public Schools’ proposed Transgender Policy reaches well beyond what required by the state of Virginia to address “gender expansive” kids in schools. Rob Schilling and Marie Mierzejewski discuss upcoming scenarios, the inevitable chaos being forced on children, and resulting questions posed to the school board. Listen here: http://wina.com/podcasts/the-schilling-show-7-26-21-marie-mierzejewski/ And, please click here to […]


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Practical Implications of ACPS’s Proposed Transgender Policy

ACPS has published its Draft Transgender Policy. This policy is meant to take effect for the2021-2022 school year for all K-12 schools. There is an information session this Wednesday,July 28th. The school board is expected to review the draft, consider changes, and will vote toadopt a policy during their August 12 meeting. Anyone with concerns […]


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Prepare For & Attend July 28 Transgender Policy Feedback Session

Background: ACPS released a draft of the Policy on the Treatment of Transgender and Gender-Expansive Students on July 2, 2021.  Two full weeks later, on July 16, 2021, ACPS released the much-anticipated information about the planned July 28, 2021 community information session for this policy.  The press release can be found here. This session will be a uni-directional, livestream presentation.  There […]


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See What Resources Were Used to Create the Courageous Conversations curriculum

This Book is Antiracist by Tiffany Jewell Nice White Parents podcast How to be an Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi America Psychological Association resources for families PBS-How to talk to kids about Antiracism Stamped by Jason Reynolds and Ibram X. Kendi  a book for kids (students will read this book in high school as part […]


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ACPS Strategic Plan with Survey Results & Analysis

Introduction The Albemarle County Public Schools have been working on new Strategic Plan to replace the existing Horizons 2020 Strategic Plan. Most of this work occurred in 2020 and was led by an outside consulting group. This group also led the modification of the “Portrait of a Graduate” to include topics that are over 60% […]


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