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What Independent Schools Have Learned in the COVID Era
October 22, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Hear from a panel of experts from local independent schools, moderated by Christine Lai, Special Education Legal Fund (S.E.L.F.).
Panel discussion moderated by
Christine Lai, Executive Director of Special Education Legal Fund (S.E.L.F.)
Panelists from the following schools:
Fusion Academy Greenwich (Margaret Gregory, Head of School)
Winston Preparatory School (Beth Sugerman, Head of School)
American School for the Deaf (Jeffrey Bravin, Executive Director)
Eagle Hill School Greenwich (Jim Heus, Interim Head of School)
Villa Maria School (William DeHaven, Head of School)
What challenges did each school face in transitioning to remote learning? What lessons did each school learn in the spring remote learning period? How did these schools tackle the return to an in-person teaching model? What does the average day look like in the in-person model and how does it differ from previous years? What does remote learning look like for each school and how have the lessons learned in the spring impacted fall implementation? What safety protocols did schools implement to assure the health and welfare of their communities? What are the challenges that remain for the balance of 2020-2021, and into the future? What keeps these school heads up at night?