Chris Tackett is a public education advocate and executive with Coca-Cola Bottling. He regularly posts statistics concerning public education and has been posting COVID-19 statistics as they come in. Yesterday, he shared COVID-19 Trends as of April 2, 2020, and graciously permitted PYT to share this information with you! Big thanks to Mr. Tackett for allowing us to share these resources with our clients!
As more Americans rely on the virtual world for work, online classes, and to keep connected with loved ones amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the Federal Bureau of Investigation is warning of potential hijacks of videoconferencing applications.
Jill Williams talks through best practices for how to protect your Zoom meetings and ensure the safety of your staff and student's private information.
Resources from TEA and Latest COVID-19 News
- TEA and the Texas Department of State Health Services have produced "Stay Well, Texas" public health campaign to provide all school districts and communities access to a comprehensive set informational resources regarding COVID-19. These resources include emails, text messages, social media images, and all-calls for school districts. This information will be released daily, so look out for it in our Client Alerts and on our social media channels!
- Handwashing Email Campaign (English)
- Handwashing Email Campaign (Spanish)
- Handwashing Text Message Campaign
As always, PYT will do our best to stay on top of the latest news, but in the meantime continuously check with the Texas Education Agency, the U.S. Department of Education, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for the most recent reports concerning COVID-19 and what your school district can do to stay ahead of the illness.