TUCSON (KVOA) – Tucson Unified Faculty District held a gathering on Thursday discussing the most important takeaways from the previous COVID-19 faculty 12 months and what is going to occur subsequent 12 months.
Directors mentioned that they discovered to make use of new applied sciences like Zoom to convey the neighborhood collectively. Nevertheless, Zoom is not going to be used as a lot this upcoming faculty 12 months.
TUSD Superintendent Gabriel Trujillo pointed to 2 details when requested what they’ve discovered working by the pandemic.
Relationships between lecturers, college students and fogeys have grown by expertise.
He mentioned these relationships helped lecturers get their college students engaged in a digital surroundings. Whereas parental relations additionally helped to reassure different mother and father who had been nervous in regards to the pandemic as a complete.
Even faculty leaders’ means to speak with their households throughout a totally completely different faculty 12 months has been impacted by using expertise.
In relation to expertise Trujillo mentioned the flexibility to speak and collaborate has been strengthened with companies like Zoom.
He sees it as a strong device transferring 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 expertise for immediate entry to the general public and to our mother and father and to our workers has been nice,” Trujillo mentioned.
The district might be holding in individual lessons and can now not supply hybrid lessons.
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 12 months will are available in late July.
They’ll work with the well being division and be careful for CDC tips to make these selections.