News from CCSD15 Board of Education

July 8, 2020

Preliminary Return to Learn Reopening Plan

At its July 7 Committee of the Whole meeting, the Board of Education heard preliminary plans and options for reopening schools in the 2020-21 school year. Dr. Heinz and her administrative team outlined several possibilities for school operations in August, should Illinois remain in Phase 4:

  1. In-person instruction with significant health and safety modifications

  2. Opt-out of in-person instruction, enroll in a virtual learning cohort

  3. A hybrid of in-person and virtual instruction

The 4.5 hour board meeting was live streamed and archived. The full video and presentation slides (English/Spanish) can be viewed online.

July 7 Board of Education Meeting Video

Click the button to watch the July 7, 2020 Committee of the Whole Meeting

Next Steps

After reviewing feedback from District 15 stakeholders, the administrative team is now finalizing its plans for the fall. The timeline for releasing information is as follows:

Friday, July 10: Final plans shared with community

Monday, July 13: Parent Webinar/Facebook Live: Return to Learn Reopening Plan (Access information to be shared Friday, July 10)

Friday, July 17: Deadline for parents to submit enrollment preferences for school and bus service (platform to submit to be shared Friday, July 10).

Please look for the next District 15 communication on Friday, July 10 sharing final plans for the 2020-21 school year.