Northshore School District opts for 100% online fall opening
On July 21, the Northshore School District was added to the growing list of schools that will open the 2020-21 school year with 100% distance learning model. In a "Message to Families," Superintendent Michelle Reid, Ed. D, cited the continuing community transmissions rates as the reason for keeping the school buildings closed to students and faculty.
The district will use an enhanced distance learning model that uses a staged approach for in person reentry to school. In association with the Northshore Education Association and other labor groups to planning for a number of instructional scenarios in the fall. The goal is to align instruction with the 2017-22 strategic plan goals.
The groups have developed a Northshore Learning Model Status page, which will be used throughout the school year. The scenarios developed take into account survey results, email and phone calls from individual parents and parent groups. Under modified stage 2 model, students will learn remotely while staff members will have limited access to their classrooms to provide for a more robust experience.
Updates and other information about the plan will be shared on the status page, as well as YouTube and Facebook.