PA School Reopening Task Force Report

More than 112 education professionals from PAIU and seven other education associations: PACTA, PA Principals Assoc., PARSS, PASA, PASBO, PSBA and PSEA collaborated on a joint Back to School Task Force.  This joint report was issued on 6/18/2020 to help guide administrators in the decisions related to reopening schools.  View report.

The PA Department of Education has issued Official Guidance for School Reopenings, click here to visit PDE information for Pre-K - 12 Schools.

COVID-19 Resources 

For IU specific resources, visit the member tools area (for PAIU members only).

State Government

Pennsylvania Governor's Newsroom

PA Department of Health - Coronavirus facts/updates

Coronavirus Information for Education: Pre-K, K-12 & Higher Ed

PA Department of Education - Guidance for Schools and Communities

- Messages from Secretary Rivera

School Guidance/FAQs (updated regularly on page)

PA Department of Labor - UC updates


Federal Government

Centers for Disease Control - Guidance for School Settings

Interim Guidance for Administrators of US K-12 Schools and Childcare Programs or Education

U.S. Department of Education - Coronavirus Resource Area 

Fact Sheet: Addressing the Risk of COVID-19 in Schools While Protecting the Civil Rights of Students

- Questions and Answers on Providing Services to Children with Disabilities During The Coronavirus Disease 2019 Outbreak (March 2020)

- Office for Civil Rights (OCR) video on Online Education and Website Accessibility on 3/17/20

- Impact of COVID-19 on Assessments and Accountability under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act

Addressing the Risk of COVID-19 in Preschool, Elementary and Secondary Schools While Serving Children with Disabilities (3/21/20)


Associations

InsideSEL: SEL Resources for Parents, Educators & School Communities Related to COVID-19

National Association of School Psychologists: Talking to Children About COVID-19 (Coronavirus): A Parent Resource 

National Child Traumatic Stress Network: Parent/Caregiver Guide to Helping Families Cope With the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)



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