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FY 2024 Salary Scales Posted Online
Kelly Turner, a fourth grade teacher at Lynbrook Elementary School, is ready to teach her eager students.
The Fairfax County School Board adopted the Fiscal Year (FY) 2024 Revised Budget on October 26, which included a 2% compensation increase for all FCPS employees, effective January 1, 2024. FY 2024 Salary Scales are available online.
Monthly paid employees will see the additional pay on their January 31, 2024 paycheck. Biweekly paid employees will see the additional pay on their January 26, 2024 paycheck.
Winter weather will be here before you know it! Watch this video to see how weather closing decisions are made.
FCPS’ website is generally the first mode of communication during emergency weather closings. It is followed by email, text, social media, and news stations. Learn more about how schedule changes are communicated.
Update your contact information in UConnect to receive text messages regarding weather closings from FCPS. When a weather event is in the forecast, be sure to plan for childcare, if needed.
W-2 tax forms will be issued by the end of January. Employees are encouraged to opt in for W-2 web delivery.
Paper W-2s will be mailed to the address on file (as of Thursday, December 28) for employees who have not opted in for web delivery.
To avoid delivery delays, please keep your address up-to-date in UConnect and submit a forwarding address to the U.S. Postal Service if you move.
For assistance with online address changes, please call the Human Resources Welcome Center at 571-423-3000.
Educate Fairfax works with Fairfax County Public Schools and our community to create pathways to long-term success for students. Your monetary donation can help Educate Fairfax across all of our focus areas:
- Gap needs for students (e.g. backpacks, school supplies, grocery gift cards).
- Literacy efforts for our youngest learners.
- Direct grants to teachers to support innovative instruction and learning in the classroom.
- Retention and recognition of stellar educators.
With your help, students can achieve their maximum potential, and we can create lasting impact, one child at a time. Thank you for your support!
Assistive Technology Services staff members recently participated in the national Leadership Summit for the State Educational Technology Directors Association.
Emmi (pictured at center), a Chantilly High School student and assistive technology (AT) ambassador, spoke on a student panel. She shared her perspective on the importance of self-advocacy, inclusive technology, Universal Design for Learning (UDL), and accessibility in K-12 education.
Hear more about how to support all learners on the AT Ambassadors Program page, where you’ll find engaging student voice videos. Topics include inclusive technology tools, promoting inclusive communication, and the importance of choosing accessible learning materials. Every student can succeed when given the right tools.
The Office of Communications (OC) has added resources to the Employee Hub to help schools, offices, and departments share their news with target audiences. Sometimes, OC can help spread your story to a broader audience in- and outside FCPS, if it meets certain criteria. Visit the Hub to find out what kinds of stories are most likely to garner attention.
Do you know an FCPS alum who has made significant contributions to their chosen field and/or our local, national, or global community? If so, nominate them for the Spring 2024 FCPS Hall of Fame!
Educate Fairfax believes FCPS alumni are something special, and they’re excited to share alumni stories. Over the past two years, Educate Fairfax has recognized leaders from business, education, community service, entertainment, military, sports, and government.
FCPS Hall of Fame nominations will be accepted through Friday, January 12, 2024. Visit Educate Fairfax's website for more information.
Stop by the Sideburn Support Center on Thursday, December 7, 6-10 a.m., to participate in an Inova Blood Donor Services blood drive. Please register in advance. An awesome free breakfast (scrambled eggs, biscuits and gravy, pancakes, and bacon) will be provided for all who donate or attempt to donate.
Supporting Success is a 10-session cohort program for 35 Schedule A employees (non-exempt) that supports budding leadership skills with participants’ strengths in mind. Leadership concepts explored in the program include visibility and belonging, communication, customer focus, and engagement. Please visit this Google site for more information. Apply by Friday, December 15. Supporting Success will begin its Spring 2024 cohort on February 6, 2024.
George Mason University’s Education Leadership (EDLE) Program is hosting a virtual information session for educators interested in earning a master’s degree or graduate certificate in Education Leadership. Programs are available in a variety of formats designed to fit the busy schedules of working professionals.
To learn more, register on the EDLE website for the virtual information session on Tuesday, December 5, 4:30-5:30 p.m.
The Spring 2024 final application deadline is Friday, January 5. Classes begin Tuesday, January 16.
If you have questions, please contact the Mason Education Leadership Program office at [email protected] or call 703-993-3633.
North TIER has a wonderful line-up of online professional development courses, which are only $55 for a 30-hour course. A graduate credit option, earning two graduate credits from Colorado State University, requires extra work and fees.
The Office of Benefit Services offers virtual workshops on how to prepare and plan for child-related leaves. Sessions will take place on the following Tuesdays:
- December 5, 4-5 p.m.
- January 9, 4-5 p.m.
- February 6, 4-5 p.m.
- March 5, 10-11 a.m.
Register for an upcoming workshop. All workshop materials, including the voiceover presentation and handouts, will be available online.
The FCPS Office of Intervention and Prevention Services is seeking nominations for the 2023-24 School Social Work Services Impact Award. This award recognizes school social workers who go above and beyond to support their school communities.
Any staff member can nominate a school social worker who supports their school community for the award. The deadline to submit nominations is Saturday, December 30.
National Special Education Day is recognized each year on December 2 and commemorates President Gerald Ford’s signing of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) in 1975. We celebrate our teachers and staff who serve and support our students with special needs, as well as our families who are partners in the education and support of those students!
Learn more about the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act.
Chanukah, the Jewish Festival of Lights, is a holiday commemorating the rededication of the Holy Temple and the miracle of a small quantity of oil that lit the Temple’s menorah for eight days.
This year, Chanukah begins at sundown on Thursday, December 7, which will be an evening-only observation day. Major events cannot be scheduled that evening. Learn more about Chanukah in National Geographic Kids.
Bodhi Day, Friday, December 8, is the Buddhist holiday that commemorates the day that the historical Buddha, Siddhartha Gautama (Shakyamuni), experienced enlightenment, also known as "bodhi" in Sanskrit and Pali. Learn more about Bodhi Day in this video from the Miami Children’s Museum.
The school calendar recognizes Bodhi Day as a religious observation day. There is school on this day, however, the School Board has directed that certain events will not be held on these observance days.
The School Board will hold its next business meeting on Monday, December 4, at 7:30 p.m.
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