Albemarle School Division Hosts Webinar on Health Strategies for the Coming Year | Education
A community informational webinar on mitigation strategies for Albemarle County public schools for the upcoming school year will take place on Zoom Wednesday.
A link to participate in the reunion will be sent to all families on Monday and posted on the school division home page at k12albemarle.org.
Information on the division’s educational and operational plans for the 2021-22 school year can be found on the division’s COVID-19 response webpage, including details and a slide presentation on mitigation strategies. the division.
The school year begins August 23, with in-person instruction in all schools five days a week.
The division said more than 13,000 students will attend schools, which will be the highest number since March 2020. About 400 students from Kindergarten to Grade 12 are expected to attend CSGA’s new all-virtual school.
The division employs a multi-layered range of mitigation strategies and practices, including the requirement to wear masks inside schools.
At Wednesday’s forum, the division’s chief strategic planning officer, Patrick McLaughlin, will discuss the health and safety strategies that will be in place to help prevent the transmission of COVID-19. Division COO Rosalyn Schmitt and Helen Dunn, Legislative and Public Affairs Officer, will answer questions via the Zoom chat.