TUCSON (KVOA) – Tucson Unified Faculty District held a gathering on Thursday discussing the most important takeaways from the previous COVID-19 faculty yr and what is going to occur subsequent yr.
Directors mentioned that they realized to make use of new applied sciences like Zoom to deliver the group collectively. Nevertheless, Zoom won’t be used as a lot this upcoming faculty yr.
TUSD Superintendent Gabriel Trujillo pointed to 2 details when requested what they’ve realized working by the pandemic.
Relationships between lecturers, college students and fogeys have grown by know-how.
He mentioned these relationships helped lecturers get their college students engaged in a digital setting. Whereas parental relations additionally helped to reassure different dad and mom who had been nervous in regards to the pandemic as an entire.
Even faculty leaders’ capacity to speak with their households throughout a very completely different faculty yr has been impacted by using know-how.
In terms of know-how Trujillo mentioned the flexibility to speak and collaborate has been strengthened with companies like Zoom.
He sees it as a robust device shifting ahead that has been invaluable by permitting them to speak usually to many teams of individuals.
“Having the ability to make the most of this know-how for fast entry to the general public and to our dad and mom and to our staff has been nice,” Trujillo mentioned.
The district will likely be holding in individual courses and can now not provide hybrid courses.
As well as, the superintendent mentioned that masks will proceed to be required all through summer time faculty.
A remaining resolution on masks use for the upcoming faculty yr will are available late July.
They may work with the well being division and be careful for CDC tips to make these choices.