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Connecticut State Department of Education COVID-19 Resources

CSDE: Professional Support Series for Districts

Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence: Coronavirus Resources for School Communities

ASCD: Leading Schools During the Coronavirus Crisis

Leader in Me Resources for Administrators

Learning Keeps Going

International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE)

Edutopia: Tips for Principals Shifting Their Schools to Distance Learning

Reading Aloud: Fair Use Enables Translating Classroom Practices to Online Learning

CSDE Professional Support Series for Districts

CSDE: Directions for Sharing Best District Practices in Connecticut

Center for School Change: Moving to Distance Learning: Early Issues and Learnings from the COVID-19 Pandemic

CCSC: Leading Distance Learning – Lessons from Virtual Principals and Research

Summary of Education-related Provisions in the CARES Act

How can districts support families’ access to technology during school closures?

ASCD: A New Reality – Getting Remote Learning Right

CCSC: Working Toward Equity as We Move to Distance Learning

CSDE: CARES Act Summary and Frequently Asked Questions

Shipman & Goodwin School Law Site

Pullman & Comley: Education Law notes

Opportunity Labs: Return to School Roadmap

REL: How are districts communicating with families about student progress?

CAS Webinar on Virtual End-of-Year Events (K-8)

CDC Tool to Assist K-12 Schools with Reopening Decisions

Education Technology Guide for Teachers

CASEL: Leveraging SEL as You Prepare to Reopen and Renew

REL COVID-19 Evidence-Based Resources

Special Populations

REL: Methods of providing online instructional support for students with disabilities

REL: Providing high-quality instruction to English learners (ELs) in an online environment

NCLD: An Educator’s Guide to Virtual Learning

NCLD: An Educator’s Guide to Virtual Learning

US Dept. of Education: Q&As on Providing Services to Children with Disabilities during COVID-19

Memo from CT Bureau of Special Education Re: Continued Educational Opportunities and Special Education

CSDE Special Ed Guidance and Resources for COVID-19

CSDE: Briefing on Guidance Document on Continued Educational Opportunities & Special Ed During the COVID-19 Pandemic

CSDE: High-Quality Distance Learning Resources for English Learners

CSDE: Directions for Sharing Best District Practices in Connecticut

Presentations, Demonstrations and Webinars on Assistive Technology from Oak Hill

Edutopia: New Strategies in Special Education as Kids Learn From Home

CSDE Memo: Due Process Activities under IDEA during the COVID-19 Pandemic

SERC: Assistive Technology for Distance Learning

SERC: Online Learning and Other Resources for the 2020 Coronavirus Pandemic

CPAC: What Do Families need Right NOW?

NYC Dept of Ed: Multilingual Learners and English Language Learners

NYC Dept of Ed: Specialized Instruction and Student Supports

REL: FAQ on Meeting the Needs of English Learners in an Online Environment

“Supporting Students with Disabilities in K-12 Online and Blended Learning”

USDE Fact Sheet: Addressing the Risk of COVID-19 in Preschool, Elementary and Secondary Schools While Serving Children with Disabilities

CSDE: Continued Educational Opportunities and Special Education during the COVID-19 Pandemic – Update #1

Supports for Students With Significant Cognitive Disabilities

Supporting Individuals with Autism through Uncertain Times

USDE: Participating in Virtual Special Education Meetings

USDE: Sample Virtual IEP Meeting Agenda

USDE: Virtual IEP Meeting Tip Sheets

CSDE: Guidance for Children Turning Three during the COVID-19 Health Emergency (updated)

USDE: Supplemental Fact Sheet Addressing the Risk of COVID-19 in Preschool, Elementary and Secondary Schools While Serving Children with Disabilities

CSDE Memo: Continued Educational Opportunities and Special Education during the COVID-19 Pandemic – IN SPANISH

CSDE Memo: Due Process Activities under IDEA during the COVID-19 Pandemic

CSDE: Supporting Parents/Caregivers of Students with High Needs During the COVID-19 Pandemic Resource Guide & Webinar Series

Education Technology Guide for Teachers

CSDE Flowchart: Transition from Part C to Part B During COVID-19

CSDE Bureau of Special Ed: Guidance for Early Childhood Child Find during the COVID-19 Pandemic

CSDE Bureau of Special Ed: Guidance for Extended School Year (ESY) Services during the COVID-19 Pandemic

REL: Specific Practices to Support English Learners (ELs) and Their Families

BSE: Guidance for IEP Progress Reporting During COVID-19

SERC: Coaching Resources to Support Families and Educators

BSE: Secondary Transition Resources During COVID-19

BSE Memo: CT Technical Education and Career System Revised Admissions Process

Supporting Parents/Caregivers of Students with High Needs During the COVID-19 Pandemic

BSE: Guidance on Students Exiting Special Ed Services during COVID-19

Special Education Considerations as Schools Reopen

Elementary Level

NAESP Coronavirus Resources

CSDE: Early Childhood and Distance Learning

CSDE: Directions for Sharing Best District Practices in Connecticut

Middle Level

NAESP Coronavirus Resources

NASSP Coronavirus Resources

High School

NASSP Coronavirus Resources

Jostens Virtual Commencement Center