Reports From the Frontlines

May 27, 2021

A Conversation on Keeping School Buildings Safe, Students Healthy and Families Informed During COVID and Beyond


As more schools return to full-time, in-person learning, state and local decision-makers are assessing how best to support safety and wellness. That means considering everything from cleaning protocols to the number of healthcare providers needed to address student trauma.

View the webinar below for a moderated discussion on the lessons learned over the past year and the recommended policies and practices that can help schools offer a safe and healthy learning experience. Panelists include representatives from HSC’s work in the areas of parent engagement, school health services, and green cleaning and healthy school environments. 

Moderator:
Joaquin Tamayo, Senior Policy Advisor, EducationCounsel

Panelists:
Eva Stone, Director of Health Services, Jefferson County Public Schools
Kimberly Thomas, ‎Senior Director of Services, Facilities Management Division, The University of Georgia
Kenneth Varner, Community Engagement Manager, Healthy Schools Campaign



Top photo by Allison Shelley for American Education: Images of Teachers and Students in Action