COVID-19 Information & Resources

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COVID-19 Information & Resources

US DOE Information

Providing Services to Children with Disabilities During the Coronavirus/COVOD-19 Crisis

New Resource on Accessibility and Distance Learning Options from Secretary DeVos

Georgia Information

Georgia DOE Special Education Restart Guidance (7.30.20)

CDC issues School Decision-Making Tool for Parents, Caregivers, and Guardians (updated July 23, 2020)

US DOE approves Georgia’s testing and accountability waivers

GPB Education – Digital Learning Resources
Georgia Public Broadcasting, in partnership with Georgia Department of Education (GaDOE), has developed collections of digital learning resources aligned to Georgia standards.

Georgia Virtual School
The Georgia Virtual School provides teacher-led class-based learning and Georgia Virtual Credit Recovery allows a self-paced learning environment. The content in Georgia Virtual courses is available for anyone to view. Students can access the courses at the Georgia Virtual Shared Content page. Courses are divided into modules and are aligned with the Georgia Standards of Excellence.

Get Georgia Reading
This collection of resources includes information about tracking COVID-19, school closures and cancellations, safety tips, guidance on meal assistance, and free learning resources. The learning resources are organized by digital learning resources, virtual classroom software, literacy resources, and supporting learning at home while child care and pre-K programs are closed.

Tools for Life (Georgia’s Assistive Technology Act Program) – COVID-19 Resources for People with Disabilities


A collection of resources covering everything from Care Recommendations for Home-based Ventilator Patients to Plain Language Information on Coronavirus

General Resources

Tips and Tools for Virtual IEP Meetings:
Virtual Meetings Tip Sheets
Sample Agenda for a Virtual Meeting (Spanish)
Participating in Virtual Meetings Infographic (Spanish)

Tips for Homeschooling during Coronavirus
If you’re a parent who is now essentially homeschooling your kids, here are some tips to help you keep your kids engaged and learning.

Educating All Learners
Coronavirus is posing unprecedented challenges to public schools around the country. To help ensure the continuity of special education services during remote instruction and to spotlight best practice approaches for schools and educators, an alliance of national education organizations has come together to ensure equity for all learners.  

Wide-Open Schools
Plenty of resources for educators and families to use with students from Pre-K to 12th grade.

The Ultimate Homeschool Guide to FREE Educational Resources Sorted by Subject
If you need resources, ideas, printables, or curriculum for your homeschool, there are lots of companies giving away freebies to families who are stuck at home right now and who need constructive, educational, fun things to do together! Whether you’re looking for some educational fun or whether you need curriculum and resources, you’ll find lots to choose from.

Park Activities You Can Do From the Comfort of your Home
From family friendly activities to an immersive audio experience, there are a variety of ways you can bring the wonder of our national parks into your home. 

Calendar of Virtual Field Trips for Families 
Check out these suggestions on virtual field trips during the months of April and May.

50 Brain Breaks for Kids
Quick, easy activities to help kids re-energize, refocus and give their brains a boost.

The Parents Guide to Google Classroom
Learn how to access Google Classroom so your child can digitally link to learning

60+ Best Math Websites
Here are the best math websites, according to teachers with many free and discounted resources during the coronavirus outbreak. Find other free online resources here.