Join the Next Village Square on Friday, May 1st at 4:30pm

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The Lopez Library, in collaboration with the Lopez Island Parent Teacher Association (LIPTSA), presents the 2nd Village Square program on Friday, May 1st from 4:30-5:30 PM. The focus of this program is Supporting Lopez Island School District Students and Families During the COVID-19 Crisis. The format will be a livestreamed Zoom webinar, which the public can join on their smartphones, tablets, phones, and computers.

Join the Village Square Program Here

Given that the Washington State Governor’s Office has ordered the closure of the state’s school buildings for the remainder of the school year, the focus of this 2nd Village Square program is to provide LISD students and families with information about the support efforts underway and resources available during these challenging times of online schooling at home. The panelists will address:

Academic and mental health support options for students. Guidance for parents who are playing multiple roles in their homes. Expectations for students of all grades regarding completing the academic year through on-line learning. Effects of the closure on grade level assessment and advancement. The current and anticipated financial situation at LISD. Updates on how the school is addressing Independent Education Plans (IEPs) and Special Education requirements.

The program will feature four representatives of the Lopez Island School District:

LISD Superintendent / Elementary Principal – Brian Auckland
LISD SPED Director – Kathy Booth
LISD School Counselor – Jeanna Carter
LISD Secondary Principal – Martha Martin

The program will also hear an update from San Juan County Council-member, representing Lopez Island, Jamie Stephens.

Following brief presentations from all panelists, there will be an opportunity for the public to ask questions, moderated by ­­­­LIPTSA representative, Jane Fuller.

Join the program by following this link or join by phone: 1-253-215-8782 Webinar ID: 761 0612 1553

The Village Square Program Series is a collaborative effort between the Lopez Island Library and other community organizations to keep the people of Lopez informed about the local responses, relief efforts, and recovery movements taking place in reaction to the COVID-19 pandemic.


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