This is the format based on local data, which may include in-person, hybrid, or distance learning and may vary over the course of the first semester.
This is the format that provides full-time distance learning with NO in-person learning.
Instruction will be provided by School District 197 teachers. Synchronous/live online teaching will regularly occur in most classes with the amount per day varying by level.
Students will be placed in class with other full-time distance learning students where possible.
Students will be assigned a full complement of classes (grades 5-12) or a homeroom (grades K-4) to create a continuity of learning throughout the year. Some middle school and high school courses may not be available in the full-time distance learning format due to staffing/licensure/content.
Students will be able to connect with their teachers and peers in meaningful ways through Google Meet, Seesaw (K-4), and Canvas (5-12), video recordings, and other appropriate means of remote interaction.
Students with Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) will be provided with services and supports based on the child's goals and objectives, within Option #1 and Option #2.
IEP Teams (including parents/guardians) will connect virtually prior to school starting to determine the service delivery plan and adaptations that best fit the needs of each individual student. Considerations will be made for inclusion options, teletherapy, and student schedules.
Students in Special Programs receiving over half of their school day in a special education setting will have the opportunity to attend up to four days in person if the district is in the hybrid scenario and the team determines that is what the student needs.