COVID-19 SCHOOL COMMUNICATION RESOURCES

 

The templates below are available for free to school and district leaders, communication professionals, and other staff.
Please use as you see fit, without attribution. This resource was last updated on January 30, 2021.

 

Instructional Model Changes

District Virtual to Hybrid

A school district or system will reopen after a period of 100% virtual learning.

District Hybrid to In Person

A school district will move from a hybrid model to full in-person learning.

District Virtual to In Person

A school district will move from virtual model to full in-person learning.

District In Person to Hybrid

A school district will move from full in-person learning to a hybrid model.

District In Person to Virtual

A school district will move from full in-person or hybrid learning to a 100% virtual model.

School Virtual to Hybrid

A school will move from a virtual model to a hybrid model after a temporary closure.

School Hybrid to In Person

A school will move from a hybrid model to full in-person learning.

School Virtual to In Person

A school will move from fully virtual learning to a hybrid model.

School In Person to Hybrid

A school will move from full in-person learning to a hybrid model.

School In Person to Virtual

A school will move from in-person learning to a virtual model due to an increase in COVID-19 cases.

 

Positive Cases & Closures

Student Tests Positive

A student in a school has tested positive for COVID-19 and has likely had close contact with others. 

Staff Tests Positive

A teacher or staff member in a school has tested positive for COVID-19 and has likely had close contact with others.

Student/Staff Exposed

A student or staff member has been potentially exposed to an individual with COVID-19 outside of school.

Section of School Closed

A section of a school must be temporarily closed due to one or more individuals testing positive for COVID-19.

 

Responding to Situations

Communicating About Quarantine

Communicating with students, families & staff about a confirmed case and/or quarantine.

Vaccine Communication

Templates for communicating with staff and families about vaccines. 

Student/Staff Welcome Back

Communicating with a student or staff member as they come back to school after a quarantine.

Wisconsin Vaccine Update

An update on availability of vaccines for Wisconsin teachers/staff (late January 2021).

Mask Requirement

A school or district will require students and staff to wear masks throughout the day.

Reminder of Protocols

Communicating a reminder to a student/family regarding safety protocols.

 

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