Long-Range Planning Advisory Committee

The Long-Range Planning Advisory Committee (LRPAC) is formed to inform and advise the Superintendent and School Board in the development of comprehensive, long term plans for facilities needs in the most effective and efficient way and in support of the School Division’s Strategic Plan.

Issues which may be considered by the advisory committee shall include, but not be limited to:

  • School program capacity
  • Transportation and operating efficiencies related to facilities planning
  • CIP prioritization
  • Creative financing and construction strategies
  • Scope of renovations
  • School closures and new schools
  • Student accommodation planning (building additions/modular relocations/ review of school boundaries)
  • The future of ‘learning spaces’ as influenced by technology and other dynamic fields


The Long-Range Planning Advisory Committee is comprised of 12 appointed members: one selected by each School Board member from their constituency, four at-large representatives selected by the Superintendent, and one at-large member based upon the recommendation(s) of the Equity and Diversity Committee. Please contact Jennifer Johnston, Clerk of the School Board, at 434-972-4055 if interested in participating.

Criteria and Expectation for Appointees:

  • Attend a minimum of 75% of meetings.
  • Be self-motivated to increase familiarity with school facilities and capital improvement program planning.
  • Possess experience with and/or expertise in a broad range of interests, e.g., Albemarle County planning and development; demographics and economics; elementary, middle and high school programs and needs; public outreach and communication; municipal design and construction.
  • Superintendent appointed members should specifically possess expertise in one of the following areas: technology, business, architecture/engineering, curriculum or other field as deemed appropriate by the Superintendent.
  • Demonstrated organizational leadership qualities and/or experience.
  • Interact and communicate with School Board and community in public venues such as work sessions, community and focus group meetings.
  • No current ACPS employees may be appointed.


All meetings are held at 5:30 pm and are open to the public for observation. 

LRPAC Documents