Member Resources on COVID-19 and School Reopening

Following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), state and local governments are exploring measures to prevent and mitigate transmission of the virus. Impacts on school districts throughout New Jersey are inevitable, and could be wide-reaching. No vaccines or medications presently exist to protect against or treat the virus. Therefore, the best way to prevent infection is to avoid exposure. In response to frequently asked questions, the NJEA has provided the following resources, particularly the ways in which containment measures may affect school district operations, the delivery of educational services, and collective bargaining.

Member Resources on COVID-19 and School Reopening

Following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), state and local governments are exploring measures to prevent and mitigate transmission of the virus. Impacts on school districts throughout New Jersey are inevitable, and could be wide-reaching. No vaccines or medications presently exist to protect against or treat the virus. Therefore, the best way to prevent infection is to avoid exposure. In response to frequently asked questions, the NJEA has provided the following resources, particularly the ways in which containment measures may affect school district operations, the delivery of educational services, and collective bargaining.

NJEA RESOURCES

Should you have any questions regarding information or directives from your district, or any concerns about the consequences of your decision to stay home as a result of following the CDC’s guidance, please contact your UniServ Field Rep.

Accommodations & Leaves

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Returning to Work

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Government Guidance Summaries

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AID-NJEA

Your NJEA helpline – Confidential, Accessible, and Resourceful

NJEA, NJREA and NJEA Preservice members and their families can contact AID-NJEA at 866-AID-NJEA (866-243-6532)

State of New Jersey

NJDOE The Road Back “Anticipated Minimum Standards”

NJ Dept. of Health COVID-19 Information for Schools and Businesses 

NJ Dept. of Children and Families COVID-19 Resources 

State of NJ COVID-19 Resources

NATIONAL EDUCATION ASSOCIATION (NEA)

Digital Learning & COVID-19

COVID-19 & School Meals

CENTER FOR DISEASE CONTROL & PREVENTION (CDC)

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Talking with children about Coronavirus Disease 2019

Manage Anxiety & Stress

SUBSTANCE ABUSE AND MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES ASSOCIATION

Tips For Caregivers, Parents, And Teachers During Infectious Disease Outbreaks

Tips For Social Distancing, Quarantine, And Isolation During An Infectious Disease Outbreak

OTHER RESOURCES

  • Coalition for Healthier Schools

    The Pandemic v. Schools: States Must Guide Schools on Reopening, Slowing Spread of Virus

  • Community Resource Connects

    Find community services to support your family, such as help with food, utilities, transportation and more. 

  • Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

    Talking to Children about the New Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)

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