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.

Utica National Risk Management Webinar: Safely Reopening our Schools During the COVID-19 Pandemic

June 8th, 2020|

Join us on Tuesday, June 16, 2020, at 10:00 a.m. to hear from infectious disease expert Dr. Thomas A. Russo, and Jay Worona, Esq. as we discuss important items to keep in mind as schools begin planning how to safely reopen their doors in the fall. The discussion will focus on best practices for social distancing, personal protective equipment (PPE),testing, […]

Updated For COVID-19: Guide To Internet Plans For Low And Fixed-Income Households

June 8th, 2020|

This guide will help low-income households:

  • Learn about internet and financial assistance during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Apply for low-income internet service.
  • Qualify for free or discounted computers, mobile plans and phones.

NCDPI releases Guidance for Remote Learning, Evaluation of Student Progress, Graduation, and Grading for Grades K-11 and Seniors

May 18th, 2020|

Download document here.

Contents:

  • SBE approved Guidance on Remote Learning, Evaluation of Student Progress, and Graduating Seniors
  • SBE approved Statewide Grading Policy for K-11, p.5
  • Related Academics Program Updates, p.9
  • Frequently Asked Questions, p.15

 

For all documents and resources related to COVID-19 Grading, visit:
https://www.dpi.nc.gov/news/covid-19-response-resources (scroll down to Academics)

  • Full NCDPI recommendations, SBE approved on 3/27/20 and 4/23/20
  • Recorded webinars and […]

NC Public Charter Schools – Meal Services during COVID-19

April 23rd, 2020|

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 a map to show where to find meals:

Find student meal sites using the map below .

Learning Ally – Offering free access to audiobooks for eligible students through August 1, 2020

April 22nd, 2020|

From Carole Williams, Director, District and Diocesan Partnerships at Learning Ally
“…we will be emailing your schools’ administrators to let them know that we are offering free access to our audiobooks for eligible students through August 1. 2020.  We are here to support you and your schools in any way we can, as we value this great partnership.”
Learning Ally also […]

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

kidsactivities.com – 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

NCDPI – GUIDANCE FOR REMOTE LEARNING, EVALUATION OF STUDENT PROGRESS, GRADUATION, AND GRADING for GRADES K-11 and SENIORS

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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