School & District Management Online Summit

Recovering From a Year of Disruption: Back to School in 2021-22

Thu., August 19, 2021, 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. ET
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After a year in which district and school leaders shepherded wary communities through virtual learning, socially distanced classrooms and bus rides, mask-wearing mandates, and contact tracing and quarantines, the prospect of returning schools to some level of normalcy this fall feels promising. But uncertainty still lingers for the 2021-22 school year.

How hard will it be for some students to re-acclimate to full-time, in-person learning? What do teachers need to know to adapt instruction for the moment we’re in? How can schools be ready to address the widening social-emotional and mental-health needs of students and employees? And after saving education from complete collapse in the pandemic, how will schools evolve their use of educational technology and remote learning for new realities?

Join Education Week reporters for a discussion with school leaders, experts, and teachers on what to expect this school year and how to best prepare for it.

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Elizabeth Heubeck is a contributor for EdWeek Top School Jobs.
Alyson Klein is an assistant editor for Education Week.
Liana Loewus is an assistant managing editor for Education Week who oversees news coverage of teaching and learning.
Arianna Prothero is a reporter at Education Week who covers students and their well-being.
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