This week buildings are planning for the return of students to the classroom. A swirl of contingency plans and what ifs are driving the process. No doubt you have been, or will very soon be in a meeting discussing the myriad details of moving instruction forward while keeping students and staff safe.
Due to our very stretched staffing levels and the tangle of multiple school assignments, many issues are arising around specialist schedules, instructional delivery logistics, and workload. Hopefully your situation is on your principal's mind, as guidance from district administration has not been helpful in many instances.
Please take a moment to look over the information available and to add your own information, questions and concerns to the discussion. Tacoma Specialists will be working to advocate for reasonable solutions, but it is extremely important that both the union and the district hear from each of us so that they can gauge the impact of their decisions. Situations and solutions are varied. Let us know the plan at your building.
Regardless of our job safety (we are home until everyone is back face-to-face), if you think it is too soon to return, please express that as well.
Click the link to see the published information and to add your voice to the discussion.