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  Events for Educators
 
December 3, Saturday
BARNES AND NOBLE PRESENTS: EDUCATOR HOLIDAY SHOPPING EVENT
Barnes and Noble.
Pre-K through Grade 12 educators receive a 25% discount on books, toys, games, movies, music and more. Plus, 10% off Café consumables and select NOOK® devices. Charlottesville Barnes and Noble.  9am.  $Free.  All ages welcome.  Contact: Sandi Cararo.  Email: crm2559@bn.com. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 984-6598. 
 
December 3, Saturday
PREP PARENT RESOURCE CENTER INFORMATION FAIR
Information sessions include understanding special education, talking about speech-language therapy, ADHD, helping dyslexic students and much more! Door prizes, face painting and refreshments, too! Registration is encouraged but not required. PVCC Main Building.  9am-12:30pm.  All ages welcome.  Contact: Deborah Anama.  Email: danama@k12albemarle.org. For more info call: 975-9400. 
 
  Open Houses
 
December 6, Tuesday
FIELD SCHOOL ADMISSIONS OPEN HOUSE
Field School.
An open house for parents and prospective students. Parents can tour the school, ask questions and look in on a class. Prospective students are welcome to attend classes. 9-11am.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 823-4353. 
 
December 8, Thursday
MESA OPEN HOUSE
Math, Engineering and Science Academy.
MESA (Math, Engineering and Science Academy) at Albemarle High School will host an Open House. Teachers and current students will be available to answer questions, showcase projects and talk about the curriculum. Albemarle High School.  5-7pm.  Email: jprillaman@k12albemarle.org. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 975-9300. 
 
  School Fundraisers & Fairs
 
December 3, Saturday
ANNUAL HOLIDAY BAZAAR
Charlottesville Waldorf School.
Gift making for the entire family! Cookie decorating, puppet plays, jump rope making, wreathmaking, candle dipping, and more! Local vendors and artisans for holiday shopping. Charlottesville Waldorf School.  Directions: 120 Waldorf School Road.  10am-1pm.  $Free.  Email: enrollment@cwaldorf.org. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 973-4946. 
 
December 3, Saturday
BOOKFAIR, BREAKFAST, AND VENDOR SALE
Breakfast and shopping at Red Hill. Vendors include Lula Roe and Stella and Dot as well as crafters with everything from quilts, toys, Christmas ornaments, jewelry, winter accessories, home decor and more! The Scholastic book fair will be open in the library, and pancakes and sausage will be served in the cafeteria. Come hungry and ready to shop! Red Hill Elementary.  Directions: 3901 Red Hill School Rd., North Garden.  8-11am.  All ages welcome.  Contact: Ashley Mawyer.  Email: ashleyjean214@gmail.com. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 293-5201. 
 
December 3, Saturday
MONTICELLO HIGH SCHOOL CRAFT AND VENDOR FAIR
MHS Softball.
Over 20 crafters and vendors with door prizes, raffle, food, drink. Includes a craft table for children! Monticello High School.  10am-3pm.  $Free.  All ages welcome.  Contact: Karen Lilley.  Email: cklilley@hotmail.com. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 973-8617. 
 
  School Meetings
 
December 8, Thursday
ALBEMARLE COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD MEETING
Albemarle County School District.
Come and find out about current issues and hot topics at the Albemarle County school board meeting. Albemarle County Office Building.  Directions: 401 McIntire Road, Charlottesville.  6:30pm.  Email: schoolboard@k12albemarle.org. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 296-5820. 
 
Second Wednesdays
BUFORD MIDDLE SCHOOL PTO MEETING
6pm.  For details, please click this link. 
 
monthly, see schedule for details
SPECIAL EDUCATION ADVISORY COMMITTEE
Albemarle County School District.
Provides advice concerning unmet needs in the education of children with disabilities and assists in the formulation and development of long-range plans for these children. Any parent may attend committee meetings. Albemarle County Office Building.  Directions: Room 320, 401 McIntire Road, Charlottesville.  7-9pm.  All ages welcome.  Email: albemarleseac@gmail.com. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 974-6442. 
 
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