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Unpacking The Plans For Back To School

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Tuesday, July 21, 2020
11:30 AM - 12:45 PM (EDT)
Zoom credentials will be sent upon registration.
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Event Details

On Tuesday, July 14th, North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper announced the adoption of plans for both in-person and remote learning to occur as public schools begin the 2020-21 school year.

Some immediate questions regarding the impact "Plan B" will have on Watauga County Schools have already been addressed (view this interview here). Still, many families are seeking further clarity on how the plans to operate schools will impact health, safety, child care, and work schedules as we move closer to fall.

An expert panel of administrators and educators from Watauga County Schools are joined by community leaders to answer questions on school cleaning protocols and expectations, coordinating child care, broadband capabilities, and return to work schedules.

Panelists include:

Jody Barnes, Engineering Manager, Skyline Skybest

Brian Bettis, Principal of the Year (Bethel), Watauga County Schools

Dr. Scott Elliott - Superintendent, Watauga County Schools

Julie Odell, Senior Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer and Ethics Officer, Blue Ridge Energy

Jeff Trexler, Facilities Director, Watauga County Schools

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For More Information:

David Jackson
David Jackson
President/CEO Boone Area Chamber of Commerce (828)264-2225