COVID19 Information/Resources for Families

NOVA District PTA is committed to ensuring that schools in the region reopen and start the 2020-2021 school year safely and responsibly for students, teachers, school leaders, school support staff, and families. The PTA mission is to make every child’s potential a reality by engaging and empowering families and communities to advocate for all children.

Below are various resources and updates for families and other stakeholders throughout the Northern Virginia region to stay updated and engaged with their schools, in their communities, and with their elected officials at all levels. This page will be updated on a regular basis as new developments and resources become available.

NATIONAL PTA Activities and Resources – https://www.pta.org/home/family-resources/coronavirus-information

VIRGINIA PTA Activities and Resources – https://www.vapta.org/families/covid-19

ALEXANDRIA CITY PUBLIC SCHOOLS – COVID19 Information and Resources – https://www.acps.k12.va.us/Domain/1435

  • Alexandria City Public Schools Reopening Plan – https://www.acps.k12.va.us/domain/1509Two important dates – August 7 – when proposed reopening plan will be presented to families for review and input. August 12 will be when the finalized plan will be shared with families along with further guidance on how the plan will be implemented.
  • Q&As with Superintendent Dr. Hutchings, Jr. – Tuesdays and Thursdays at 3:00PM – https://www.acps.k12.va.us/domain/1448
  • Alexandria PTA Council – COVID19 information and resources – https://www.acps.k12.va.us/ptac

ARLINGTON COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS – COVID19 Information and Resources – https://www.apsva.us/

CITY OF FAIRFAX PUBLIC SCHOOLS – COVID19 Information and Resources – https://bit.ly/32dxqTH

  • City of Fairfax Public Schools Reopening Plan – Two Options (Hybrid and 100% Virtual) – Families have until July 15 submit their choice. The default option will be the hybrid option for families that do not submit their choice by the deadline. Further FAQs can be found at https://bit.ly/306KE1T.

FAIRFAX COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS – COVID19 Information and Resources – https://www.fcps.edu/returntoschool

FALLS CHURCH CITY PUBLIC SCHOOLS – COVID19 Information and Resources – https://www.fccps.org/o/fccps/page/covid-19-plan

  • The Road to ReopeningRegular newsletter by Superintendent Dr. Noonanhttps://www.fccps.org/article/265174?org=fccps
  • Falls Church City Public Schools Reopening Planhttps://bit.ly/3gYPtkB. Two Options (Hybrid and 100% Virtual) – Families have until July 15 submit their choice. The default option will be the hybrid option for families that do not submit their choice by the deadline.

COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA – COVID19 information and resources – https://www.virginia.gov/coronavirus/

  • Virginia Department of Educationhttp://www.doe.virginia.gov/. Virginia has entered Phase 3 of reopening as of July 6. School systems will need to submit their fall reopening plans for approval. Please note that Standard of Learning (SOLs) assessments will resume during the 2020-2021 school year.
  • Virginia Department of Health – COVID19 information and resources – https://www.vdh.virginia.gov/coronavirus/

CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL – COVID19 information and resources – https://www.cdc.gov/

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION – COVID19 information and resources – https://www.ed.gov/coronavirus?src=feature

 

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