Teachers will use their normal planbook system and access to Google Classroom will be given to administrators.
Lessons will be developed and designed to create clear opportunities for instruction that will be accessible for all students. All learning will be aligned with NY State standards.
The district will provide all students and families with a contact directory for assistance with the following: technology, food delivery, instruction/ homework help, attendance, social emotional health, medical health, etc. This will be widely disseminated through the district website, mailed home, social media, Torchlight, and email.
The district does not contract with any Community Based Organizations.
Assessments will be planned, designed and administered to gain an understanding about student progress.
Staff will communicate with parents through: email, phone call, Google Classroom updates and designated apps.
AIS will be provided for eligible students in grades K-12. The district will use state assessments and locally developed procedures to determine eligible students for AIS. Students’ scores on multiple measures will be a determining factor in deciding eligibility.
AIS will be provided by the Tier 3 provider, classroom teacher, or grade level/department teacher.
Center-based and small group learning is a critical component of an instructional program. This will be allowed with use of face coverings and social distancing.
If students are quarantined by a local health department and/or have displayed COVID symptoms and have been excluded from school, they will have access to their class’ instructional content through Google Classroom at the Elementary and Jr-Sr HS level. This will also hold true for students who are awaiting quarantine information from DOH or live in households with a positive case pending principal approval. Teachers should provide Zoom support to quarantined students as feasible.