Attention Charter School Leaders regarding the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19):
Contact our office to address the unique needs of your school during this time when health and safety issues are of utmost importance for our school communities. We are prepared to discuss with you what policies and procedures are needed for your educational programs, as well as what notices and statements are necessary for employees, contractors and vendors, students and their families.
As you may know, the U.S. Department of Education has issued information and resources for schools and school personnel on COVID-19. https://www.ed.gov/coronavirus
Preparations are underway to deal with this health matter in our Commonwealth. The Pennsylvania Department of Education’s website provides a statement for School leaders and an updated message from the PA Secretary of Education, including how to minimize loss of instructional time and what to do if you cannot meet the required days or hours for this school year. PDE also provides Resources from the PA Department of Health, Guidance from the CDC, an All-Hazards School Planning Toolkit, and updated messages from the PA Secretary of Education. https://www.education.pa.gov/Schools/safeschools/emergencyplanning/COVID-19/Pages/default.aspx
Charter schools and cyber charter schools must be proactive, too. We can assist in providing new policies and updating your existing policies concerning the health and safety risks of infectious diseases and the impact on your educational program.
Contact us today at 610-524-8454, so we can help your school to be proactive with health and safety issues that impact the operation of your school.