Tara C. Richards
Director of Pupil Personnel Services
Mt. Pleasant Cottage School
1075 Broadway, PO Box 8
Pleasantville, New York 10570
(914) 769 0456 ext. 1208
Supporting Learning During the COVID-19 Pandemic
The New York State Education Department, Office of Special Education is sharing the following resource provided by the IRIS Center. Resources are provided for informational purposes only and do not constitute NYSED endorsement of any websites or other sources. Please be aware that websites listed may change. The information provided is true and complete to the best of our knowledge.
The IRIS Center has created a new module specifically for parents titled Parents: Supporting Learning During the COVID-19 Pandemic. This module offers practical tools and easy-to-implement strategies to help clarify what is and is not a parents role during school closure and provides information for parents on how to support their child’s learning and social emotional wellbeing. The IRIS Center, housed at the Peabody College Vanderbilt University, is funded through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP).
Additionally, the Child Care Council of Westchester has made available this list of Resources for Families as a support for parents and caretakers of students learning at home.