Frequently Asked Questions
COVID-19 Re-Opening Task Force Frequently Asked Questions
The school district’s updated decision tree is a continuum aligned with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s guidance. Focusing on the mitigation strategies in the schools will also impact the level of spread in the community.
If a school-based staff member or student tests positive for COVID-19, there will be a targeted impact on the school and/or classroom which could include a transition to distance/remote learning and working environments for a period of time.
Question: How will the District respond if a staff member or student is exhibiting symptoms of COVID-19?
Question: Mental health awareness will be very important as we look to re-enter school. How will the district support this effort?
Question: What measures have been put in place to address ventilation in schools and office buildings?
Question: What precautionary measures have been put in place to support a safe return to school and work?
Question: Will my child be able to access a device even though we declined during the remote learning period?
The intent is not for a student to sit at the computer for 8 hours. Principals were given guidance on how to continue modifying the schedule during this time. Flexibility is a must.
Tutoring occurs on Wednesdays. Students are encouraged to contact teachers for individual assistance. If the student does not feel comfortable, Ms. Stepney can contact and meet with the student to understand the issues.
Complete the IT request form
Please contact your child’s teacher(s), case manager, administrator, and Lead Teacher for Special Education (LTSE) to schedule a meeting to discuss your specific concern(s). LTSE Directory – https://www.dekalbschoolsga.org/exceptional-education/#tab-64f14ab80ed8e9c2d7b