Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources

We continue to hear from many of our partner school districts who are grappling with the effects of COVID-19. The landscape of this crisis is quickly changing, and it requires educators to lead in flexible, creative, compassionate ways.

We have created this page as a toolkit, and will be updating it regularly, working to provide effective solutions to some of these challenges.

Safety

Centers for Disease Control Safety Tips

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prepare/prevention.html

World Health Organization COVID-19 Tips

https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019/advice-for-public

Coping with Stress through the Corona Virus

We want to stress the importance of maintaining mental and emotional wellness during these uncertain times

Taking Care of Your Emotional Health

https://emergency.cdc.gov/coping/selfcare.asp

Helping Children Cope

https://www.cdc.gov/childrenindisasters/helping-children-cope.html

Mississippi Department of Mental Health 

www.mentalhealthms.com

Mississippi Department of Mental Health Hotline 

1-877-210-8513 (staffed at all times)

Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-8255 (staffed at all times)

Medical Center experts offer advice on dealing with COVID-19 stressors

https://www.umc.edu/news/News_Articles/2020/03/COVID-19-Stressors.html

World Health Organization Coping with stress during the 2019-nCoV outbreak

https://www.who.int/docs/default-source/coronaviruse/coping-with-stress.pdf?sfvrsn=9845bc3a_2

Parents Guide to talking about the Coronavirus with children

https://www.nasponline.org/resources-and-publications/resources-and-podcasts/school-climate-safety-and-crisis/health-crisis-resources/talking-to-children-about-covid-19-(coronavirus)-a-parent-resource

Sample At-Home Learning Schedule

https://baileyeducationgroup.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/At-Home-Learning-Schedule.pdf

Crisis Communications

The Basics:

How to write a crisis communication plan:

https://blog.hubspot.com/service/crisis-communication-plan

Communicating with parents during a crisis

https://blog.digistorm.com.au/how-schools-can-communicate-with-parents-during-a-crisis

Superintendents Guide to Crisis Communications

On Line Learning Considerations

AL Schools Coronavirus Information

https://www.alsde.edu/covid-19

CA Dept. of Education COVID-19 Guidance and Resources for School Districts

https://www.cde.ca.gov/ls/he/hn/appendix1.asp

LA Dept. of Education COVID-19 Information and Resources

https://webapps.doe.louisiana.gov/resources/covid-19

MS Dept. of Education COVID-19 Guidance and Resources for School Districts

https://msachieves.mdek12.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/COVID19_Guidance-for-Districts.pdf

TX Education Agency Coronavirus (COVID-19) Support and Guidance 

https://tea.texas.gov/texas-schools/safe-and-healthy-schools/coronavirus-covid-19-support-and-guidance 

How to Create a Video and Videoconferencing

YouTube

https://www.wikihow.com/Make-Professional-Quality-YouTube-Videos

Teacher Tube

https://www.teachertube.com/

How to host On Line Meetings

Zoom is sharing their video conferencing with K12 schools free of charge.

https://zoom.us/docs/doc/Zoom%20for%20K-12%20Education.pdf

https://zoom.us/

Please reach out to us through estanga@baileyarch.com with your questions and suggestions. Be Well!