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10/16/20 Update from Superintendent Dotson

Superintendent Dotson created a video sharing updates as we work to transition to a hybrid educational model. Link here to view the video, which includes:

  • An update on the district's work to transition to hybrid instruction
  • Challenges the district is facing moving forward, including:
    • rising COVID transmission rates in our area
    • limited availability of appropriate PPE
    • complexities of restructuring classes for both hybrid and remote instruction
  • Information about the upcoming School Board decision regarding the draft timeline for hybrid instruction
  • A reminder to participate in the newest family survey to provide feedback to the School Board as they consider their decision next week. You can link to the survey here:  https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfn6Q3eK_1fggTvjzSH1fbanJl1jZkSJM_5bo95DJGVHLReZg/viewform  The survey will be open until Monday 10/19 at 8 p.m.

If you did not have an opportunity to review the update sent by Dr. Dotson last weekend, you can view it here:  https://www.tumwater.k12.wa.us/cms/lib/WA01001561/Centricity/Domain/4/October%2010%20update.pdf.  In this message you will see the draft hybrid timeline with target dates as well as the District Reopening Plan.