Guidance & Decision Making

Links to guidance for making decisions about your child’s schooling. Click the green link to access the resource.

CDC School Decision-Making Tool – Designed to help families and caregivers weigh the risks and benefits of available educational options, including tools to help you assess your child’s and your family’s risk of COVID-19 as well as consider factors that will help you make a choice about instructional format  (i.e. virtual, hybrid, in-person) if offered by your local school district

ALSDE Roadmap to Reopening Schools – State department of education’s guidance to local districts around the reopening of schools in the 2020-21 school year

Parent’s Guide to Alabama’s Roadmap to Reopening Schools – Document for parents and caregivers to help them navigate the ALSDE Roadmap to Reopening Schools that includes the guiding principles the state department intends all district to use as they reopen schools in the 2020-21 school year

ADPH Back to School Toolkit – Alabama Department of Public Health guidance to school districts on reopening schools that includes a Back to School Toolkit, Back to School Webcast/Training, report card for reporting positive COVID-19 cases, as well as additional resources curated by ADPH

Alabama Chapter – American Academy of Pediatrics COVID-19 Resources for Parents – Curated resources from ALAAP  include guidance for parents on reopening schools, parenting tips, self care, learning resources, and a family assistance and resource list