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07/21/2020   

This document is subject to change based on information provided by the Governor’s office, USBE and Central Utah Public Health Department.  The Response Phases below reflect a framework regarding operational needs and guidelines for schools.  Individual schools may need to customize learning opportunities within the framework based on circumstance.  Consideration and plans regarding Social-Emotional Support, Special Education, English Language Learners and Instruction will be included in advanced planning by administration and staff and disclosed in separate documentation.

North Sanpete School District may provide instruction through a traditional in-person model, a blended learning model during a modified schedule or an online model.  These models are defined as: traditional/in-person instruction involves students attending school and interacting with the teacher in a classroom; blended instruction involves a combination of in-person and online instruction; remote learning involves teacher facilitated learning with no in-person instruction, on-line instruction which is self-paced and independent using out-sourced curriculum.

This plan will be shared initially with all parents and staff of North Sanpete School District through email and text ALERT system.  It will be available on the NSSD website and social media accounts. The plan is available in Spanish.  All school administrators and supervisors will be trained using this protocol with the expectation that they will train the employees under their supervision. All school staff will be trained on or before August 17th, 2020.  Students will receive specific training on strategies to maintain safety on the first day of school.  Each principal will act as the point of contact for their school. District point of contact is Nan Ault at 435-462-2485.  Si necesita ayuda en espnañol, favor de llamar a O’Dee Hansen al 435-462-2485. 

North Sanpete School District will offer on-line learning for those students not returning to the classroom. North Sanpete ONLINE will offer K-8 courses with a focus on math, Language Arts, reading, science.  Each course aligns with the Utah State Board of Education curriculum.  Secondary courses, 9 -12, will meet NSSD graduation requirements and each course aligns with the Utah State Board of Education curriculum. Secondary courses will be assigned by a school counselor. For the 2020-2021 school year, all students enrolling in North Sanpete ONLINE will stay enrolled in the school they attended during the 2019-2020 school year. These courses will be facilitated by a certified teacher. The NSSD Board of Education reserves the right to re-evaluate and modify the school schedule based on COVID conditions. North Sanpete ONLINE registration information and online learning opportunities can be found at www.nsanpete.org or call 435-462-2485 for additional assistance.

The safety framework used at North Sanpete School District consists of 7 Situational Characteristics which describes elements of environments or situations and categorize them as more or less risky: movement, duration, proximity, respirator output, group size, touch, and congestion. While it is impossible to totally eliminate risk, schools will be proactive in their use of mitigation tactics to address the characteristics of COVID spread.

REGULAR SCHEDULE

MODIFIED SCHEDULE

(Based on recommendations from the Governor’s Office, Health Department, USBE, and NSSD School Board)

TEMPORARY DISMISSAL

(Based on recommendations from the Governor’s Office, Health Department, USBE, and NSSD School Board)

COVID Outbreak (confirmed cases) Students will be in school. Schools will respond to any outbreak of COVID-19 based on requirements and guidance provided by the Central Utah Public Health Department and State leaders. This may require individual classes or students to quarantine or a whole school to close depending on the outcome of contact tracing.  *The most recent information from the health department agencies says that if a student or staff member tests positive for COVID-19 the health department will issue a letter to those who have been in direct contact and they will be excluded/quarantined for 14 days. Schools will communicate health and safety issues transparently while protecting the privacy of students and families.

COVID Outbreak (confirmed cases) Schools will be in school on their modified schedule. Schools will respond to any outbreak of COVID-19 based on requirements and guidance provided by the Central Utah Public Health Department and State leaders. This may require individual classes or students to quarantine or a whole school to close depending on the outcome of contact tracing. *The most recent information from health department agencies says that if a student or staff member tests positive for COVID-19 the health department will issue a letter to those who have been in direct contact and they will be excluded/quarantined for 14 days. Schools will communicate health and safety issues transparently while protecting the privacy of students and families.

COVID outbreak (confirmed cases) Schools may be temporarily closed.  Small group learning in school allowed with health department approval. Schools will communicate health and safety issues transparently while protecting the privacy of students and families.

K-12 Schedule Alignment: Schools will return to their normal schedules PreK-12. Schools will continue to mitigate exposure risk by implementing the 7 Situational Characteristics. Restrictions, safety precautions and staggering will be implemented based on State and local guidelines.

North Sanpete Online is available for all K-12 students.  This option is facilitated by a certified teacher using out-sourced curriculum aligned with the Utah State Core. This option is self-paced and independent.

Teachers, administrators, counselors, and other support staff will be providing instruction during regular school hours with transportation provided.

K-12 Schedule Alignment:

Schools will continue to mitigate exposure risk by implementing the 7 Situational Characteristics. All schools will operate on a split schedule with students attending school in person two days a week, either Monday/Tuesday or Wednesday/Thursday with Friday set aside for intervention and extension of learning activities. Students will be divided by local areas in order to keep families on the same schedule.

North Sanpete Online is available for all K-12 students. Possible small group setting allowed at the school if quarantine or dismissal is imposed. Health guidelines and restrictions will be followed. 

Blended learning will be facilitated by classroom teachers using the Canvas platform. Teachers will work to provide curriculum to the students assigned to them using in-person instruction and on-line programs, video conferencing, email etc.  Teacher-paced and evaluated.

Teachers, administrators, counselors, and other support staff will be providing instruction during regular school hours with transportation provided.

K-12 Schedule Alignment: All learning takes place at home. Regular assigned teachers will provide remote learning. Small group tutoring and teachers may occur for specific students. Teachers, administrators, counselors, and other support staff will be providing instruction and support during regular contract hours.

Health department guidelines will be followed.

North Sanpete Online is available for all K-12 students. Possible small group setting allowed at the school if quarantine or dismissal is imposed. Health guidelines and restrictions will be followed. 

Remote learning will be facilitated by classroom teachers using the Canvas platform. Teachers will work to provide curriculum to the students assigned to them using online programs, video conferencing, email etc.  Teacher-paced and evaluated.

 

Rotations/Transitions: All schools will be proactive in their use of mitigation tactics to address the 7 Situational Characteristics of COVID spread. Staff will develop a way to stagger and transition safely between classes and areas of the school.  Physical distancing will be maintained to the extent feasible. Masks required based on State and health department mandates.  Staff will remain with the same group throughout the day to the greatest extent practicable

Rotations/Transitions: All schools will be proactive in their use of mitigation tactics to address the 7 Situational Characteristics of COVID spread. Staff will develop a way to stagger and transition safely between classes and areas of the school.  Physical distancing will be maintained to the extent feasible. Masks required based on State and health department mandates.  Staff will remain with the same group throughout the day to the greatest extent practicable

Rotations/Transitions: Not applicable in the case of school closure.

Seating: Teachers will assign seats to minimize interactions between students and groups and so that contact tracing can be done in the case of a COVID-19 outbreak. Teachers will maximize space between desks/tables/chairs to the extent feasible and face desks forward.  All excessive classroom furniture and equipment will be removed as reasonable.  Students K-6 will be spaced apart and in assigned areas during rug time. All schools will be proactive in their use of mitigation tactics to address the 7 Situation Characteristics of COVID spread. Schools will identify and utilize larger spaces (auditoriums, gyms, and outdoors) to maximize distancing.

Seating: Teachers will assign seats to minimize interactions between students and groups and so that contact tracing can be done in the case of a COVID-19 outbreak. Teachers will maximize space between desks/tables/chairs to the extent feasible and face desks forward.  All excessive classroom furniture and equipment will be removed as reasonable.  Students K-6 will be spaced apart and in assigned areas during rug time. All schools will be proactive in their use of mitigation tactics to address the 7 Situation Characteristics of COVID spread. Schools will identify and utilize larger spaces (auditoriums, gyms, and outdoors) to maximize distancing.

Seating: : Not applicable with school closure. If small group instruction is allowed seats will be assigned so that contact tracing can be done in the case of a COVID-19 outbreak.

Attendance:  Attendance will be taken as before with all students back at school on regular schedules PreK-12. 

Participation for students enrolled in alternative online learning will be documented. State attendance requirements will be followed for modified schedules PreK-12.

Attendance: Students and staff will be back at school on a blended schedule. Student participation in the blended schedule will be documented. State attendance requirements will be followed for modified schedules PreK-12.

Attendance: Students are completing online learning.  State attendance requirements will be followed for modified schedules PreK-12.

Teachers communicating with students through various digital tools to monitor online engagement daily. Documentation of student communication/interaction recorded at the end of each week.

Small group learning in schools as allowed.

Grading:  Grade scales and assessment practices in alignment with proficiency-based best practices.  Grading for K-12 will be determined by instructional staff and communicated to students and parents at the beginning of the school year.  

Grading:  Grade scales and assessment practices in alignment with proficiency-based best practices.  Grading for 7-12 will be determined by secondary staff and communicated to students and parents at the beginning of the school year. 

Grading:  Modified flexible grading scale will be in effect as students complete all online learning. Grading for 7-12 will be determined by secondary staff and communicated to students and parents at the beginning of school year. 

Meals: Food service workers required to wear face coverings. Students hand hygiene routines before/after meals. Hand sanitizer provided. Designated serving line flow path with marked spaced lines and supervision of students to ensure proper spacing followed. Staggered lunch times with limitations on group sizes. Students may be assigned a seat. This may include eating in home room or assigned rooms. Use outdoor seating when possible. Salad bars and buffet style service options will be removed.  Water cups will be provided. Drinking directly from water fountains will not be allowed. Personal water bottles will be encouraged. All high touch areas will be cleaned after each transition period.

Access to meals will be provided for on-line learners.

Meals: Food service workers required to wear face coverings. Students hand hygiene routines before/after meals. Hand sanitizer provided. Designated serving line flow path with marked spaced lines and supervision of students to ensure proper spacing followed. Staggered lunch times with limitations on group sizes. Students may be assigned a seat. This may include eating in home room or assigned rooms. Use outdoor seating when possible. Salad bars and buffet style service options will be removed. Water cups will be provided. Drinking directly from water fountains will not be allowed. Personal water bottles will be encouraged All high touch areas will be cleaned after each transition period. Students on the modified schedule will be offered alternative meal services on the days they are not physically attending school.

Meals: Food service workers required to wear face coverings. Grab and Go lunches will be available through the district at specific locations.

Restrooms: Specific schedules will be in place for cleaning high-touch areas and to ensure that soap dispensers are never empty.  Signage will be placed in each restroom to encourage proper hand hygiene and physical distancing. Schedules will be staggered when possible to reduce simultaneous use to reduce the contact with others. Schools will designate restrooms to specific groups, cohorts as much as possible. If a student has been identified as symptomatic while at school, a designated restroom will be provided when in isolation.

Locker rooms will be open for PE use and  UHSAA athletic activities with strategies in place for physical distancing and limited contact.

Custodial staff will be trained in proper COVID cleaning protocols and proper PPE will be provided.

Restrooms: Specific schedules will be in place for cleaning high-touch areas and to ensure that soap dispensers are never empty.  Signage will place in each restroom to encourage proper hand hygiene and physical distancing. Schedules will be staggered when possible to reduce simultaneous use to reduce the contact with others. Schools will designate restrooms to specific groups, cohorts as much as possible.  If a student has been identified as symptomatic while at school, a designated restroom will be provided when in isolation.

Locker rooms will be open for PE use and  UHSAA athletic activities with strategies in place for physical distancing and limited contact.

Custodial staff will be trained in proper COVID cleaning protocols and proper PPE will be provided.

Restrooms: Not applicable in the case of school closure.

Transportation: Transportation will resume to pre-COVID status with additional safety considerations. Physical distancing will be implemented as feasible. Face coverings for students, staff and other passengers are required while traveling on the bus or in other district transportation when individuals are traveling together. Disposable face masks will be available for students as needed. Exceptions may be made for students with unique circumstances.  Household siblings should sit together as much as possible.  Students will be assigned seats while traveling on the bus. Buses will be cleaned before each trip and more extensively as needed.  All bus personnel will be trained on proper COVID cleaning protocols.

Transportation: Transportation will resume to pre-COVID status with additional safety considerations. Physical distancing will be implemented as feasible. Face coverings for students, staff and other passengers are required while traveling on the bus or in other district transportation when individuals are traveling together. Disposable face masks will be available for students as needed. Exceptions may be made for students with unique circumstances.  Household siblings should sit together as much as possible.  Students will be assigned seats while traveling on the bus. Buses will be cleaned before each trip and more extensively as needed.  All bus personnel will be trained on proper COVID cleaning protocols.

Transportation: Face coverings for students, staff and other passengers are required while traveling on the bus or in other district transportation.

Technology: Students will use school issued devices to the extent possible to complete course work.

 

Guidelines will be established for cleaning devices.  Teachers will be responsible for the regular cleaning of devices and other technology equipment.

 

All students will be allowed to check out devices as needed for alternative online learning.

Technology: Students will use school issued devices to the extent possible to complete a combination of at-home, blended and in-person instruction.

Guidelines will be established for cleaning devices.  Teachers will be responsible for the regular cleaning of devices and other technology equipment.

All students will be allowed to check out devices as needed.

Technology: Students will use personal devices and/or devices provided by the school to complete at-home learning.

Library: Students may check out books in the library.  Limitation on the number of students in the library space will be controlled.  Books returned to the library will be isolated for three days before re-shelved. Library staff will use gloves and wear a mask when handling books. Book covers will be sanitized as is reasonable.  Library computers will not be available for non-essential use. Sanitation measures will be followed.

Library: Students may check out books in the library.  Limitation on the number of students in the library space will be controlled.  Books returned to the library will be isolated for three days before re-shelved. Library staff will use gloves and wear a mask when handling books. Book covers will be sanitized as is reasonable.  Library computers will not be available for non-essential use. Sanitation measures will be followed.

Library: Students may check out books in the library. Books returned to the library will be isolated for three days before re-shelved. Library staff will use gloves and wear a mask when handling books. Book covers will be sanitized as is reasonable.  Library computers will not be available.

IEP/504’s: Meetings can be held electronically as needed or in small groups as students and staff return to school.  Testing can resume in person with extra precautions. Special Education/related services/school counseling will provide auxiliary aides for one-on-one close contact to ensure students with disabilities have equal access to information. Reasonable accommodations may be offered for students who are unable to wear face coverings in settings where it is required for other students.  Health Department Guidelines will be followed.

IEP/504’s: Meetings can be held electronically as needed or in small groups as students and staff return to school.  Testing can resume in person with extra precautions. Special Education/related services/school counseling will provide auxiliary aides for one-on-one close contact to ensure students with disabilities have equal access to information. Reasonable accommodations may be offered for students who are unable to wear face coverings in settings where it is required for other students.  Health Department Guidelines will be followed.

IEP/504’s: Meetings will be held electronically, if mutually agreed upon, while schools are closed in order to meet compliance demands and support student needs. Decisions concerning student evaluations will be made on a case-by-case basis by members of the evaluation team. Decisions to delay evaluations must be documented by written mutual agreement.

Entry/Exit Points: Schools will establish protocols for dropping off and picking up students in their own facilities.  These protocols will be communicated to parents prior to school start. This may include staggered arrival and drop-off times, and limiting visitors/parents from entering the building. Visitor protocols apply. Entry/Exit flow paths will be identified.  Signage to encourage distancing will be posted.  Hand sanitizer will be available at each entry. Staff will mitigate risk by implementing the 7 Situational Characteristics of COVID spread.

Entry/Exit Points: Schools will establish protocols for dropping off and picking up students in their own facilities.  These protocols will be communicated to parents prior to school start. This may include staggered arrival and drop-off times, and limiting visitors/parents from entering the building. Visitor protocols apply. Entry/Exit flow paths will be identified.  Signage to encourage distancing will be posted.  Hand sanitizer will be available at each entry. Staff will mitigate risk by implementing the 7 Situational Characteristics of COVID spread.

Entry/Exit Points: Small groups may be allowed in the schools with permission from LEA and clearance from health department. Hand sanitizer will be available at each entry. Staff will mitigate risk by implementing the 7 Situational Characteristics of COVID spread.

Student Activities/Trips/ Meetings: Activities are back in place based on State and health department guidelines. Trips, assemblies or large gatherings are discouraged. Health Department guidelines will be followed. Out of State travel and overnight trips is discouraged and must have district approval.

Student Activities/Trips/ Meetings: Some activities are available based on risk level. Health Department guidelines will be followed. If risk is high enough to require a modified schedule, it is likely that activities, trips and gatherings will be discontinued or limited based on State and health department recommendations. Overnight trips are not allowed.

Student Activities/Trips/ Meetings: Schools are closed to student activities and large group meetings.

Sporting Events: Refer to guidelines provided by Utah High School Activities Association (UHSAA). LEA and Public Health Department approval required.

Sporting Events: Refer to guidelines provided by Utah High School Activities Association (UHSAA). LEA and Public Health Department approval required.

Sporting Events: Refer to guidelines provided by Utah High School Activities Association (UHSAA). LEA and Public Health Department approval required.

Masks/Face Coverings:  Masks/Face are required. Students will be provided one reusable face mask, but are encouraged to bring their own. Schools have a limited supply of disposable and reusable faces masks. Per state requirements, faculty and staff will wear coverings (e.g. masks or shields).  

Schools will follow the Utah State Public Order for definitions and directions of face mask use.

Masks/Face Coverings: Masks/Face are required. Students will be provided one reusable face mask, but are encouraged to bring their own. Schools have a limited supply of disposable and reusable faces masks. Per state requirements, faculty and staff will wear coverings (e.g. masks or shields).

Schools will follow the Utah State Public Order for definitions and directions of face mask use.

Masks/Face Coverings: Masks/Face are required. Students will be provided one reusable face mask, but are encouraged to bring their own. Schools have a limited supply of disposable and reusable faces masks. Per state requirements, faculty and staff will wear coverings (e.g. masks or shields).

Schools will follow the Utah State Public Order for definitions and directions of face mask use.

Symptom Checking: Parents will receive a COVID symptom checklist (on-line registration process) before the school begins and are expected to screen their child each morning. Training of staff in protocols for assessment and mitigation of possible exposure will be done. A separate room for symptomatic student, away from others will be provided. Symptomatic students will be screened and temperatures checked per screening protocol. Parents are required to pick up students that become ill at school. A form will be provided to the parent of why the student is being sent home as well as what to expect before the student can return.  

School staff will self-monitor for COVID symptoms each morning. 

Symptom Checking: Parents will receive a COVID symptom checklist (on-line registration process) before the school begins and are expected to screen their child each morning. Training of staff in protocols for assessment and mitigation of possible exposure will be done. A separate room for symptomatic student, away from others will be provided. Symptomatic students will be screened and temperatures checked per screening protocol.  Parents are required to pick up students that become ill at school. A form will be provided to the parent of why the student is being sent home as well as what to expect before the student can return.

School staff will self-monitor for COVID symptoms each morning. 

Symptom Checking: Any student and or staff entering the building for small group or one-on-one instruction will be screened for symptoms and have their temperature checked. Documentation of all individuals in the building and time log will be kept.

School staff will self-monitor for COVID symptoms if using the building during dismissal.

High Risk Students and Staff: Students and staff identified as high risk due to COVID-19 will need to request accommodations in writing (as outlined in Utah Leads Together Plan and by ADA).  Individuals will work with school principals and district administration to provide feasible accommodations. In accordance with the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) staff may qualify for paid leave. Requests must be submitted in writing and will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

High Risk Students and Staff: Students and staff identified as high risk due to COVID-19 will need to request accommodations in writing (as outlined in Utah Leads Together Plan and by ADA).  Individuals will work with school principals and district administration to provide feasible accommodations. In accordance with the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) staff may qualify for paid leave. Requests must be submitted in writing and will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

High Risk Students and Staff: Students and staff identified as high risk due to COVID-19 will need to request accommodations in writing (as outlined in Utah Leads Together Plan and by ADA).  Individuals will work with school principals and district administration to provide feasible accommodations In accordance with the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) staff may qualify for paid leave. Requests must be submitted in writing and will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

School Health and Safety: With students and staff back in buildings, local health guidelines and recommendations will be followed with increased attention to school health and safety. Appropriate physical distancing will be expected when possible, and masks will be worn by students and staff according to State Health Guidelines. Sick/isolation room(s) will be available for those students who are sick waiting for parent pick-up. Nurses will provide a thermometer for temperature reading and PPE for all offices. Hand sanitizer will be available in all classrooms and offices and regular schedule for washing hands will be established. Nurses will establish a plan for monitoring health considerations at each school and will have students health plans in place. In addition, a parent checklist will be created to help determine when a child should come to school and when he/she is expected to stay home. Checklist will also include the expectations for what parents should do when the school contacts them about a sick child. Schools will identify all high-risk students and staff and nurses will oversee specific mitigation and safety measures for these individuals. If families are in need of items necessary for at-home screening, schools will assist by directing them to community resources/agencies, and service groups that may be of assistance.

Schools will create mitigation strategies for safety drills (fire, lockdown, earthquake etc.).

School Health and Safety: With students and staff back in buildings, local health guidelines and recommendations will be followed with increased attention to school health and safety. Appropriate physical distancing will be expected when possible, and masks will be worn by students and staff according to State Health Guidelines. Sick/isolation room(s) will be available for those students who are sick waiting for parent pick-up. Nurses will provide a thermometer for temperature reading and PPE for all offices. Hand sanitizer will be available in all classrooms and offices and regular schedule for washing hands will be established. Nurses will establish a plan for monitoring health considerations at each school and will have students health plans in place. In addition, a parent checklist will be created to help determine when a child should come to school and when he/she is expected to stay home. Checklist will also include the expectations for what parents should do when the school contacts them about a sick child. Schools will identify all high-risk students and staff and nurses will oversee specific mitigation and safety measures for these individuals. If families are in need of items necessary for at-home screening, schools will assist by directing them to community resources/agencies, and service groups that may be of assistance.

Schools will create mitigation strategies for safety drills (fire, lockdown, earthquake etc.).

School Health and Safety: School administrators, teachers, and office staff will be in schools to make appointments with parents/guardians. Safety and health guidelines will be followed. If families are in need of items necessary for at-home screening, schools will assist by directing them to community resources/agencies, and service groups that may be of assistance.

Enhanced Environment Hygiene and Safety: When students are out of the building, staff will maximize deep cleaning and sanitization efforts. Focus will be placed on high-touch and high traffic areas. Anytime small group gatherings take place additional sanitization efforts will be implemented. Designated entrances and exits for specific student cohorts. Sectioned-off common spaces. Additional precautions should be taken for respiratory hygiene in random congested areas of the building or playground. Floor markings to direct foot-traffic flows. Signage to remind and help individuals stand at least 6 feet apart when in common areas. Established time windows for high-risk students and employees to utilize essential infrastructure. Implement hygiene standards as a part of regular instruction.  All inside doors and windows may be propped open as is reasonable and accessible. 

Enhanced Environment Hygiene and Safety: When students are out of the building, staff will maximize deep cleaning and sanitization efforts. Focus will be placed on high-touch and high traffic areas. Anytime small group gatherings take place additional sanitization efforts will be implemented. Designated entrances and exits for specific student cohorts. Sectioned-off common spaces. Additional precautions should be taken for respiratory hygiene in random congested areas of the building or playground. Floor markings to direct foot-traffic flows. Signage to remind and help individuals stand at least 6 feet apart when in common areas. Established time windows for high-risk students and employees to utilize essential infrastructure. Implement hygiene standards as a part of regular instruction.  All inside doors and windows may be propped open as is reasonable and accessible. 

Enhanced Environment Hygiene and Safety: With students out of the building, the staff will maximize deep cleaning and sanitization.  With any approved gathering, additional sanitization will be implemented. Schools will establish specific times for high-risk students to utilize services at school.

Recess and Playground: Specific schedules will be in place for cleaning high-touch and high traffic areas. Assigned playground areas and spaces, remain in cohort groups as much as possible to facilitate contact tracing throughout the day and during staggered recesses. Additional precautions should be taken for respiratory hygiene in random congested areas of the playground (limited talking, optional wearing of mask/face coverings, organized/staggered movement).

Recess and Playground: Specific schedules will be in place for cleaning high-touch and high traffic areas. Assigned playground areas and spaces, remain in cohort groups as much as possible to facilitate contact tracing throughout the day and during staggered recesses. Additional precautions should be taken for respiratory hygiene in random congested areas of the playground (limited talking, optional wearing of mask/face coverings, organized/staggered movement).

Recess and Playground: Recess and playground use will be limited and monitored on a case-by-case basis. Only small groups will be allowed in the schools.

Visitors/Volunteers: Parents can visit schools to drop off items, check students in or out, and make appointments with administrators, counselors, and teachers. Visitors will be required check in at the front office. Masks are required while in the building and visitors must complete Attestation Form. Volunteers will be used in the school or classroom with approval of LEA. Visitors will use hand sanitizer.

Pre K-6: Schools will coordinate specific areas inside the school to drop off and pick up students.

Visitors/Volunteers: Parents can visit schools to drop off items, check students in or out, and make appointments with administrators, counselors, and teachers. Visitors will be required to check in at the front office. Masks are required while in the building and visitors must complete Attestation Form. No volunteers will be used in the school or classroom. Visitors will use hand sanitizer.

Pre K-6: Schools will coordinate specific areas inside the school to drop off and pick up students.

Visitors/Volunteers: Visitors allowed in the building by appointment only and will be required to use a mask. Visitors must complete Attestation Form. No volunteers will be used in the school or classroom. Visitors will use hand sanitizer.

 

Small Group Meetings (PTA/PTO/SCC/PTC): Small groups may meet as necessary while following health guidelines.  There may be possibilities for online meetings and conferences. New strategies for meeting with parents may be investigated. State and local health restrictions may be necessary.  Face masks required.

Small Group Meetings (PTA/PTO/SCC/PTC): Small groups may meet as necessary while following health guidelines.  There may be possibilities for online meetings and conferences. New strategies for meeting with parents may be investigated. State and local health restrictions may be necessary. Face masks required.

Small Group Meetings (PTA/PTO/SCC/PTC): Meetings may be held electronically while schools are closed in order to support students.  Any small group meeting will follow health department guidelines. Face masks required.

Special Education, Related Services, or School Counseling (e.g. School Psychologist, Speech Language Pathologist, etc.): Assigned seating areas and spaces, remain in cohort groups (as applicable) to facilitate contact tracing. Teachers need to have routines and procedures in place for controlled movement versus random, free movement. Where possible, strive to avoid mixing cohort groups of students. These services are generally one-to-one and small group. Teachers are encouraged to maximize space. Face shields have been ordered for all staff who will be working with students where appropriate physical distancing measures cannot be implemented. Face coverings for students are recommended, however, students will not be denied participation for failure to wear a face covering. For students who are unable to wear a face mask, reasonable accommodations will be made. Specific schedules will be in place for cleaning high-touch areas. Schedules may be staggered to reduce contact with others. Implement hygiene standards as a part of regular instruction. Teachers should be proactive in their use of mitigation tactics to address the 7 situational characteristics of COVID spread.

Special Education, Related Services, or School Counseling (e.g. School Psychologist, Speech Language Pathologist, etc.): Assigned seating areas and spaces, remain in cohort groups (as applicable) to facilitate contact tracing. Teachers need to have routines and procedures in place for controlled movement versus random, free movement. Where possible, strive to avoid mixing cohort groups of students. These services are generally one-to-one and small group. Teachers are encouraged to maximize space. Face shields have been ordered for all staff who will be working with students where appropriate physical distancing measures cannot be implemented. Face coverings for students are recommended, however, students will not be denied participation for failure to wear a face covering. For students who are unable to wear a face mask, reasonable accommodations will be made. Specific schedules will be in place for cleaning high-touch areas. Schedules may be staggered to reduce contact with others. Implement hygiene standards as a part of regular instruction. Teachers should be proactive in their use of mitigation tactics to address the 7 situational characteristics of COVID spread.

Special Education, Related Services, or School Counseling (e.g. School Psychologist, Speech Language Pathologist, etc.): At home learning for two week quarantine period or in small group setting as allowed at the school. Flexibility may be necessary depending on state and local restrictions. Teachers will be working regular contract hours from their classrooms.

Unique Courses with Higher Risk of Spread: Assigned seating areas and spaces, remain in cohort groups (as applicable) to facilitate contact tracing. Teachers of these courses (PreK-2, speech, special education, band, choir, etc.) need to have specific routines and procedures in place for controlled movement versus random, free movement. Where applicable, use spacing tactics that distance students even further apart. These classes could be moved outdoors, in the gym, auditorium, cafeteria, or larger spaces to facilitate this. Face shields have been ordered for all staff who will be working with students and courses identified as higher risk or working in conditions where appropriate social distancing measures cannot be implemented (PreK, speech, special education, choir, band, etc.) Implement hygiene standards as a part of regular instruction. Teachers should be proactive in their use of mitigation tactics to address the 7 situational characteristics of COVID spread. Specific schedules will be in place for cleaning high-touch areas.

Unique Courses with Higher Risk of Spread: Assigned seating areas and spaces, remain in cohort groups (as applicable) to facilitate contact tracing. Teachers of these courses (PreK-2, speech, special education, band, choir, etc.) need to have specific routines and procedures in place for controlled movement versus random, free movement. Where applicable, use spacing tactics that distance students even further apart. These classes could be moved outdoors, in the gym, auditorium, cafeteria, or larger spaces to facilitate this. Face shields have been ordered for all staff who will be working with students and courses identified as higher risk or working in conditions where appropriate social distancing measures cannot be implemented (PreK, speech, special education, choir, band, etc.). Implement hygiene standards as a part of regular instruction. Teachers should be proactive in their use of mitigation tactics to address the 7 situational characteristics of COVID spread. Specific schedules will be in place for cleaning high-touch areas.

Unique Courses with Higher Risk of Spread: Assigned seating areas and spaces, remain in cohort groups (as applicable) to facilitate contact tracing. Teachers of these courses (PreK-2, speech, special education, band, choir, etc.) need to have specific routines and procedures in place for controlled movement versus random, free movement. Where applicable, use spacing tactics that distance students even further apart. These classes could be moved outdoors, in the gym, auditorium, cafeteria, or larger spaces to facilitate this. Face shields have been ordered for all staff who will be working with students and courses identified as higher risk or working in conditions where appropriate social distancing measures cannot be implemented (PreK, speech, special education, choir, band, etc.). Implement hygiene standards as a part of regular instruction. Teachers should be proactive in their use of mitigation tactics to address the 7 situational characteristics of COVID spread. Specific schedules will be in place for cleaning high-touch areas.