March 22, 2020
Coronavirus COVID-19 Comes to School with Dr. Ethan Lenker
Within the past few days, two school systems became among the first in the state of North Carolina to have lab-confirmed cases of Coronavirus COVID-19 connected to the school. Join the superintendents of those school systems, EdLeader host Dr. Rob Jackson and Dr. Ethan Lenker, as they discuss how they approached the unprecedented challenge presented when this ongoing pandemic enters the lives of students, teachers, staff, and the community.
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March 19, 2020
NCASA Coronavirus Guidance & Resources
It was only last Saturday that NC Governor Roy Cooper issued an executive order directing the closure of K-12 public schools as places of instruction until March 30, and since then, school leaders across the state have been tasked with making extremely difficult decisions to protect the best interests of their staff and students. The NC Association of School Administrators (NCASA) applauds the leadership of our school administrators as they tackle these new and complex challenges, and we have been in constant contact with policymakers to ensure public schools continue to receive the support they need. While numerous resources have been shared in the past days by various entities, NCASA has compiled the following guidance to help our members navigate their most pressing issues in response to the coronavirus.