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Continuity of Learning: Resources for School Leaders

These resource lists, websites, and webinars have been curated by National Center staff to support LEAs in their work to protect equity and ensure continuity of learning for students. 

In an effort to avoid resource overload, we’ve culled these lists to less than ten high-quality products designed to build policy, human, organizational, and resource capacity. We’ll update these resources regularly.

To access a longer list of resources, click here.
 

COVID-19 School Resource Hub
Resource Type: Tools/Toolkit
2020 Website
This resource hub is designed to provide school and system leaders a starting point to support student care and continued learning during extended school closures and re-entry into buildings. The resources include support videos, grab-and-go instructional materials, and a hierarchy-of-needs tool to help leaders prioritize the order of their actions and work systematically to meet the multi-dimensional needs of their staff, students, and families. All resources are free and the website is updated weekly.
What's Happening, What's Next: COVID-19 Lessons and What School Leaders Need to Know
Resource Type: Webinar
2020 Website
A robust webinar conversation about what’s been happening on the ground in American schools and what school leaders need to think about as they meet the remarkable challenges posed by COVID-19.
Coronavirus: ELL and Multilingual Resources for Schools
Resource Type: Tools/Toolkit
2020 Website
These resources can help schools and communities partner more effectively with multilingual families. We also include information about how schools can best serve English learners during school closures.
Trauma-Informed Practices during COVID-19: Webinars from the NYS Community Schools and Technical Assistance Centers
Resource Type: Webinar
2020 Website
This webinar series covers topics including trauma, abuse and neglect, supports for teachers affected by trauma, mindfulness, and community mental health responses to coronavirus.
CASEL CARES: SEL Resource During COVID-19
Resource Type: Tools/Toolkit
2020 Website
SEL offers a powerful means to support one another – children and adults – during this challenging time. Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL) CARES is a new initiative that connects the SEL community with experts to address how SEL can be most helpful in response to today’s circumstances.
Supporting Multilingual Learners (MLLs)/English Language Learners (ELLs) during the COVID-19 Shutdown
Resource Type: Tools/Toolkit
2020 Website
The recommendations in this resource offer general guidance on what to consider as you determine how to best continue your students’ language and literacy development. A table containing guidance and tech tools to support multi lingual learners with distance learning is also included.