About Distance Learning
Since our district--like many others across the United States--shifted its schools into distance learning at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, we found ourselves in uncharted waters as students, parents, and educators. We moved from seeing, hearing and encountering each other in person everyday to being safe at home, joined by technology, but physically separated. We had hope that the beginning of the school year would bring us back together, in person, again, only to have our community be faced with more devastation from this pandemic, and continued to come together in unity through our mutual support, goodwill, and goodness to each other, and continued to stay connected through technology and safe at home.
With the continual reduction in positive COVID-19 cases in Santa Clara County that has allowed us to moving to less restrictive tiers, we can now realistically plan to open our doors to our students for in-person learning again.
Evergreen’s comprehensive Safe Together: Return to In-Person Learning Plan leverages our ability to work together as a Truly Evergreen community to assess our progress, county-level scientific data, and other variables. The objective is not just to return to in-person learning but to move flexibly between distance learning, hybrid, and in-person modalities, should local COVID-19 conditions change. This document incorporates Evergreen School District’s COVID-19 Prevention Plan comprising all the COVID-19 related safety measures the district has implemented in accordance with the California Department of Public Health’s COVID-19 School Guidance Checklist and the Cal/OSHA COVID-19 Prevention Program.
Evergreen School District will continue to offer full Distance Learning to families choosing this model for their student. Families choosing to return to their school campus will transition to the In-Person Hybrid learning model on April 19, 2021.The Distance Learning Model will also be provided to all students, should we need to transition over to this model in the event of an outbreak or classroom closures. Please note that this plan may change as local, state and federal guidance and requirements change.