Resources for Responding to COVID-19/Coronavirus2020-07-29T14:02:21-04:00

Resources for Responding to COVID-19/Coronavirus

Follow latest additions to resources in blog form, or see the entire list of resources below.

Listen Now – Opening Your Charter School in Rough Conditions (Principal Panel)

August 10th, 2020|

From Leaders Building Leaders and the Principal’s Office podcast  – “Four charter school principals share what they have learned since opening their schools just a few weeks ago. Learn key strategies and learnings!”

Five ways that charter schools can turn this crisis into a golden opportunity

July 31st, 2020|

By Nicky Smith, President/Founder at Carolina Digital Phone, Inc. and Rhonda Dillingham, Executive Director of NC Association for Public Charter Schools

It has been said that the only thing worse than being forced to endure a crisis is wasting one. And for charter schools to waste the current circumstances could be catastrophic to longevity and […]

Legal Alert – Virginia adopts interim OSHA rules addressing COVID-19 in the workplace

July 29th, 2020|

Yesterday, Virginia adopted interim OSHA rules addressing COVID-19 in the workplace, becoming the first state to do so.  Many legal experts believe that it is only a matter of time before every state implements similar rules.  To assist you in preparing for such eventuality, see the attached legal alert that should prove useful.  As you will see, under VA’s rules, […]

WEBINAR: Update on the Impacts of  COVID-19 & The CARES Act on North Carolina Education Budget  – added 6/8/20

INFORMATION SHEET: Best Practices for Disinfecting you School Bus Fleetadded 6/8/20

LEADERS BUILDING LEADERS: COVID-19 Resource Sheet (Topic: Learning Organization and Community Safety)

Due Dates for NC-DPI – Having a hard time keeping up with due dates for things like your Jump Start Plan or your Remote Instruction Plan? The Office of Charter Schools has compiled them all into one handy-dandy document?

Discussion: School’s Closed, What’s Your Education Plan Now? (COVID-19)resource sheet

Educational Equity and Coronavirus

Newsela is offering its entire product suite, free of charge, to all districts and teachers through the end of the school year.

Resources for Learning at Home When Schools Close

COVID-19 School Closures: Practical Actions to Prepare for Continued Student Learning

Preparing to Take School Online? Here Are 10 Tips to Make It Work

Printing at-home packets for students with Staples: (Online Quick Print User Guide)(Custom Print Template User Guide)

Knowledge on the Go – Support for Teachers, Students and Parents – Here’s The Entire List of Education Companies Offering Free Subscriptions Due to School Closings

California Department of Education – Distance Learning Opportunities (some of these resources are relevant to CA only, but some are relevant outside of CA as well)

School Choice Week – Resources for Remote Learning

The New Teacher Project – Resources for Learning at Home When Schools Close


Updated For COVID-19: Guide To Internet Plans For Low And Fixed-Income Households – added: 6/8/20

Getting Internet Access: Available Plans – resource from California Department of Education

Free Access to Spectrum Broadband and Wi-Fi For 60 Days For New K-12 and College Student Households and More – Charter Communications

Some internet options for low income students

PIE-Network Rapid Response Resources: COVID-19 (Coronavirus) 

COVID-19 Resources for Charter Schools

Leaders Building Leaders has gathered a large number of COVID-19 resources in this google drive folder covering a wide range of topics – added 6/9/20

NC SEL Flyer from NC Department of Public Instruction, Exceptional Children Division

North Carolina Charter School Meal Service

Many North Carolinians are in need of free food due to school closures, loss of income, or other challenges caused by COVID-19. In response to this need, the NC Association for Public Charter Schools has developed two ways for residents to find free food:

  • Student meal sites where any child can pick up free meals.
  • Student meal delivery.

Find student meal sites using the map below.

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