Coronavirus & Pandemic Resources


· WASA Members Only Resources
· Opinion: Wash Up, Mask Up, and Back Up to Curb COVID-19, Open Schools (Joel Aune)
· Hanover Research Resources
· Updates for AP Students and Schools Affected by Coronavirus
· SBE Emergency Waivers Zoom Video
· SBE Emergency Waivers Zoom PowerPoint
· Serving Students with Disabilities Amidst School Closures, Session One
· Serving Students with Disabilities Amidst School Closures, Session Two
· Harvard Report for Reopening Schools (June 2020)
· Healthy Washington Sport and Activity Guidelines
· WIAA Executive Board Outlines WIAA Season 2 and 3 (1/19/2021)
· Opinion: We are ready to get kids back in the classroom (Joel Aune)

Resources from WASA Sponsors

· Preparing Facilities for Coronavirus (WASA Diamond-Level Sponsor: McKinstry, April 10, 2020)
· Your Questions Answered: Preparing Facilities for Shelter-In-Place(WASA Diamond-Level Sponsor: McKinstry, April 15, 2020)
· Money Management Through Transitions Webinar (Gesa Credit Union, April 28, 2020)
· Money Managment Participant Workbook


"Testing the Waters: Is it time to go back to school?" Zoom Session Resources


· Employer Considerations for School Scenarios (with DOH and L & I)
· Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Guidance and Resources

· Vaccine Update (January 18, 2021)
· Get Ready Vaccination Plan
· School Reopening Dashboard

WA State Department of Health

· K-12 COVID-19 Requirements for Summer 2021 and the 2021–22 School Year
· Influenza "Flu" Vaccine

· Behavioral Health Toolbox for Families: Supporting Children and Teens During the COVID-19 Pandemic
· COVID-19 Behavioral Health Group Impact Reference Guide
· COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Planning
· Tools to Prepare for the Provision of In-Person Learning Among K-12 Students at Public and Private Schools During the COVID-19 Pandemic (12.16.2020)
· Washington State K-12 School Testing Guidance
· Guiding Metrics to Resume In-Person Learning
· COVID-19 Vaccine
· Safety Requirements for Schools
· DOH Guidance for Schools

AASA Resources and Recommendations

· AASA Coronavirus resource page
· Pandemic Flu Checklist K–12 Administrators
· Map: COVID-19 and School Closures
· Meeting Students' Nutritional Needs During a Pandemic: A Resource for School Superintendents
· Return to School Roadmap
· Emergency Management, School Safety, and Crisis Planning (Includes resources for Prom & Graduation)

Student Data/Privacy Related Content

· Future of Privacy Forum's two-pager on Disclosing Student Information During School Emergencies for Schools (mostly focused on school safety context)
· The newly updated joint HIPAA/FERPA guidance from the US Dept of Ed and HHS
· This 2009 guidance from US Dept of Ed on FERPA and H1N1
· US Department of Ed's 2010 guidance on FERPA and the Disclosure of Student Information Related to Emergencies and Disasters

Special Education

· CASE Considerations for Special Education Administrators


· COVID-19 Resources · COVID-19 PowerPoint · Districts supporting student teachers in times of COVID-19


Washington Council of Presidents

·Washington Public Four-Year College & Universities COVID-19 FAQ

Governor's Proclamations and Communications

Proclamation by the Governor Amending Proclamations 20–05 and 20–25, et seq. (September 13)
COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement (August 21)
Emergency Proclamation Requiring In-Person Education Opportunities for Public K-12 Schools 
Letter to WEA (February 4, 2021)
School Closures Extended Through Remaining 2019–2020 School Year
Open Public Meetings Act and Public Records Act
Stay Home—Stay Healthy
Restrictions for college campuses
Amendment to the prohibitions of gatherings of 250
Long-term care worker shortage
Expanding the closure of K–12 schools statewide
Governor's Phase Reopening Chart
Rollback of County-by-County Phased Reopening Responding to a COVID-19 Outbreak Surge
COVID-19 Phased Reopening of K-12 Schools
Guidance for In-Person Instruction (December 16)


National and International Resources


Centers for Disease Control (CDC)

· COVID-19 Vaccine Community Toolkit
· How to talk about COVID-19 with friends and family
· Coronavirus Disease Information
· Pandemic Basics, Strategies for Schools Managing a Pandemic
· Readiness and Planning Tool


· Face Masks and Kids: Separating Fact From Fiction (Education Week)
· Masks. Vaccines. Anti-Racism. Expert Advice for Schools Caught Up in Conflict (Education Week)
· We Need More 'Good Conflict' in Our Lives. Here's How It Works (Time)
· 6 Ways Schools Can Promote COVID-19 Vaccination (Public Health Communications Collaborative)
· How to Help Students Recover From a Broken Year (Ed Week)
· Assessment SpotlightEducation Week
· Is it Safe to Reopen Schools? An Extensive Review of the Research (CRPE)
· What Does COVID-19 Learning Loss Actually Mean?—from Education Week

· COVID-19 and Student Learning in the United States: The Hurt Could Last a Lifetime (McKinsey & Company)
· World Health Organization (WHO): Coronavirus Updates and Information
· U.S. Department of Homeland Security: Pandemic Information
·U.S. Department of Labor (OSHA) Website
· Responding to Coronavirus: A Downloadable Guide for Schools—from Education Week 
· National Communications Plan for Reopening Schools—from the Donovan Group
· School Practices to Address Student Learning Loss (EdResearch for Recovery)
· Imagining September: Principles and design elements for ambitious schools during COVID-19 (Reich, J. & Mehta, J. 2020)
· UW study results suggest participation in high school sports is not associated with increased risk of COVID-19 (WSN)
· 4 ways leaders are keeping teachers motivated through pandemic disruption (Education Dive)
· Should Schools Be Giving So Many Failing Grades This Year?—from Education Week
· IHME COVID-19 State Projections

Family Resources

· Talking to Children About COVID-19 (Coronavirus): A Parent Resource
· Just For Kids: A Comic Exploring the New Coronavirus
· When and How to Wash Your Hands
· PBS Learning Media: At-Home Learning