Coronavirus (COVID-19) is generating a global impact and affecting the operations of schools all over the world. Across the state and nation, students, their families, education employees, and entire communities are coping with the still-uncertain effects of the virus.
The entire NCAE and NEA family is working diligently to ensure the best possible outcomes for all learners and employees. The health and safety of all is our primary concern.
As you know from news reports, the situation changes daily, if not hourly. We are posting resources below that we think should be helpful to you are attempt to navigate these confusing and trying times.
Our thoughts are with you and your families as we face this tremendous challenge.
Basic COVID-19 Resources
Sometimes you just need a place to start. These are vetted, safe, and reliable sources of information you can trust.
- NC Department of Health and Human Services
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
- NC Emergency Management
- Your local health department
- Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (CARES)
- Governor Cooper Announces Texting Tool to Access Food for Children
- COVID-19 Recovery Act– NC Bill Summary
- Strong Schools NC – Dr. Mandy Cohen NCAE Tele-Townhall
CARE Act Information
Learn more about the economic relief bill that provides help to individuals, businesses, hospitals, as well education.
How to Talk to Children About the Coronavirus
With school now out, chances are you’ve already talked to your children about the virus. Be sure to reassure your children, but let them also ask questions.
Resources for Educators
This can be a confusing and scary time for everyone, but especially for children. Here are great resources about how you can talk to kids about the virus and the response.
Yoga & Relaxation Webinar Recording 4/24/20 – Calm in the Chaos
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Choosing to Be Better – Webinar recording 05/08/20