7.21.20 Fall 2020 Reopening Planning Report

Posted by Pam Beaudoin on 7/21/2020

7.21.20 Fall 2020 Reopening Planning Report

Plan Development

Fall 2020 Advisory Group Meeting Weekly

The team is comprised of principals, directors, school committee members, parent representatives from each school the presidents of the teachers’ association, and representatives from the department of health. The advisory group assists in the development of a plan that includes provisions for in-person, hybrid, and remote learning.  The group works collaboratively to assess the feasibility of ideas, solve problems, and gather feedback.


July 22 – August 4

  • Revise Draft Plans (In-Person & Remote)
  • Share Draft Plans with the community and seek feedback via Return to School Survey
  • Process and Revise Draft Plans
  • Implement Teacher Training & Professional Development for Remote Learning
  • Implement Remote Learning District Professional Development Training Plan


August 5 – August 18

  • Finalize Plans – Week of August 10 submit to DESE & share with the community 

Next week, we will be reaching out to share draft plans and ask for feedback with a Return to School Survey that addresses the DESE guidelines, schedule, and structure for a return to in-person and hybrid instruction this fall.  Additionally, we will be hosting a series of virtual town halls during the first week of August.  Dates and time will be included with the survey information.


Summer School Committee Schedule

  • August 4 & 18
  • WebEx Call-In information is posted the Monday afternoon before the meeting on the district Website & Facebook Page


If you are unable to call into the meeting, video Recordings are available on 1623 Studio YouTube Channel - MERSD School Committee PlayList.