Academy Course Program

The FCPS Academy Course Program provides a wide array of professional learning to contracted instructional staff

The FCPS Academy Course Program offers professional learning opportunities to educators for the purpose of enhancing knowledge and skills on content aligned with division priorities. Through coursework, participants gain competencies and work toward professional goals and practices that positively impact student achievement. Academy course participants receive both academy credit and recertification points upon completion. Academy courses are used for professional growth, license renewal, salary scale increases, and meeting Virginia technology standards.

The Academy Course Program supports the comprehensive professional development system serving to develop and retain a premier workforce in FCPS.

The Spring 2020 Academy Course Catalog will be available for viewing on December 18, 2019 and registration begins on January 8, 2020 at 5 p.m.
Semester Catalog Posted Registration Begins at 5 p.m. Most Classes Begin Most Classes End
Spring 2020 December 18 January 8 February 3 June 8
Fall 2019 August 14 August 21 September 16 January 27

What is the Academy? How many courses may I take? How may I use academy credits? Look here for your questions about the academy course program.

The Office of Professional Learning and Family Engagement is committed to incorporating the tenets of the Portrait of a Graduate student achievement goals into our professional development opportunities.

Information about how to drop a University or Academy Course.

The Licensure Office in the Department of Human Resources helps all school administrators and teacher scale employees with their licensure needs.

Information on how inclement weather affects FCPS academy courses.