Instructional Resources

  • RCPS Elementary Music Adoption Information

    Roanoke County Public Schools will be adopting instructional resources for use in Elementary Music over the next few months.  Committees made up of teachers, school staff and parents will be reviewing and making recommendations to the school board in the near future.  

    The public is also invited to participate in reviewing the options, however there are no physical samples being sent in by the various publishers or vendors since all the options are digital.  To review materials, the individual(s) need to contact Brian Weeks, Textbook Manager by email (blweeks@rcps.us) or by phone (540) 562-3982 to make necessary arrangements to get access to the online resources.

    The public is encouraged to comment regarding instructional resource adoption to the instructional staff and school board by emailing or submitting a written comment to Brian Weeks, Textbook Manager at 5937 Cove Rd. Roanoke, VA 24019 by no later than March 10th, 2024.

    According to state guidelines, school districts must adopt textbooks / instructional resources, but do not have to purchase them.  

     

     

    RCPS Social Studies Adoption Information

    Roanoke County Public Schools will be adopting new textbooks and instructional materials for AP and Dual Enrollment Social Studies courses over the next few months.  Committees made up of teachers, school staff and parents will be reviewing and making recommendations to the school board in the coming months.  

    Courses include:

    • AP World History
    • AP US History
    • AP/DE Government
    • AP Psychology
    • AP Human Geography

    The public is invited to review the review samples sent in by the various publishers through the month of February and into early March if need be.  If online access is needed, we will arrange it with the individual publishers.  To review materials, the individual(s) need to make an appointment with Brian Weeks by emailing him at blweeks@rcps.us or calling 540.562.3982.

    The public is welcome to comment regarding textbook adoption and materials to the instructional staff and school board by email (above) or by submitting a written comment to Brian Weeks, Textbook Manager at 5937 Cove Rd. Roanoke, VA 24019 by no later than March 21, 2024.

    According to state guidelines, school districts must adopt textbooks and instructional materials, but do not have to purchase.  RCPS plans to purchase materials on a prioritized schedule, as funds allow.

     

    RCPS English & Language Arts Adoption Information

    Roanoke County Public Schools, in accordance with the Virginia Literacy Act, will be adopting a K-5 core instructional program. The review is currently taking place and materials are on display at Central Office as well as digitally available.

    The public is welcome to comment regarding this adoption by submitting written comments to Brian L. Weeks via email at blweeks@rcps.us or, regular mail to Textbook Manager at 5937 Cove Rd. Roanoke, VA 24019. These comments must be received no later than April 21st, 2024.  Anyone interested in viewing materials should contact Brian Weeks by email or phone (540) 562-3900 ext 10157.  Materials can be viewed, by appointment, M-F starting April 1st 8:30 AM –11:30 AND 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM. Review materials will be removed by the end of April and we anticipate adoption completion at approximately that date.