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CTU News on COVID-19
Stay informed and take action for student and educator safety
Resources to Aid School Communities
CTU staff have been compiling and vetting resources available for our students and their families to cope with the COVID-19 crisis. From healthcare to housing assistance, from food assistance to unemployment rights and including regional and mutual aid resources, this page is a hub of supports for our school communities.Resource Hub Student Borrower COVID-19 Relief
LSC Resolutions on Safety
Local School Councils across the district have passed resolutions on the reckless CPS plan for reopening. If you want to organize a resolution for your school’s LSC, you’ll find sample resolutions and other useful information on our LSC Information page.
PPC and PSC Remote Guidance
Professional Problems Committees (PPCs in district schools, PSCs in charter schools) are crucial for establishing workplace norms collaboratively. Find guidance about remotely convening these essential bodies established by our contracts.
Quest Center PD
CTUF Quest Center continues to support members through the re-licensure process all professional development (PD) needs by continuing to provide high-level, online PD offerings that are either Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) PD Hour bearing, CPS Lane Placement Credit bearing, or both. In addition, they offer some short but impactful PD offerings that can be attended and completed in about an hour online.
Those PD offerings include:
- Distance Learning During School Closures
- Google Meet and Chat For Online Communication
- Scratch: Anyone Can Code Online
- Exploring the World Without Leaving Your Chair: Google Maps, Earth, Arts & Culture
- How Can I Read If I Can’t Go To The Library? E-books To The Rescue!
- Google Forms: Assessment From Afar