ABLE’s target date for reopening with live instruction is January 28.
We will continue to monitor COVID-19 statistics in San Joaquin County, to confer with
health and education officials, and to plan for a safe reopening.
November 13, 2020
Greetings, ABLE Families!
ABLE invites you to discuss ABLE’s reopening plans and provide feedback.
You are Invited
Virtual Town Hall Meeting
Thursday, November 19
clicking on the “Join Reopening Parent Meeting” button on the homepage,
using the short link: bit.ly/ableparent2020, or
by phone at 1-408-418-2823 [ access code: 146 158 2823 ]
Thanks in advance for your support and participation!
ABLE Charter Schools
Draft plan is presented to ABLE leadership for feedback.
Team ABLE travels to New Jerusalem and Delta Charter to observe reopening in action.
November 9 - 13*
Draft plan is presented to ABLE faculty for feedback.
November 16 – 20*
Draft plan is presented to focus groups composed of various stakeholders.
Draft plan in most up-to-date form is presented to the ABLE Board of Directors.
Draft plan is presented to all ABLE families at a virtual town hall meeting.
Plan is finalized reflecting feedback and posted on the ABLE website.
November 23 – 25
Messaging to families and request for formal decisions regarding distance or in-person learning.
November 30 – December 4
Push to have families complete selection process including advisor contact and staff phone calls.
December 7 – 11
Final decisions received or made for families that do not respond to survey.
December 14 – 18
Finalize changes to teaching assignments to accommodate the plan and inform faculty.
December 14 – January 1
Master schedule and student schedules are revised to reflect families’ choices.
Final plan including data regarding families’ choices is presented to the ABLE Board of Directors for ratification.
January 4 – 15
Make necessary adjustments to student and teacher schedules.
January 11 – 22
Determine the appropriate window for requiring all ABLE staff to be tested for COVID-19 in readiness for in-person student contact and determine intervals for regular employee testing through the end of the school year.
January 19 – 27
Schedule a non-student contact day for teachers and administrators to internalize the plan and prepare for implementation.
*Feedback is reviewed regularly and incorporated as appropriate allowing the plan to be finalized
by end of shift on November 20.