• FACE COVERINGS & SAFETY GLASSES
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  • Will students be required to wear a face covering and safety glasses at school?

  • My child rides the bus, does he/she have to wear a face covering and safety glasses?

  • Is CCPS providing any face coverings and safety glasses?

  • ACADEMIC CALENDAR & INSTRUCTIONAL MODEL OPTIONS
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  • How do I change my child's instructional model for Quarter 2?

  • With all students returning to campus in second semester (as Commissioner’s Executive Order expires December 31st) beginning on January 19th, what if I would like my student to still be in a virtual option in second semester?

  • What options do I have for the 2020-2021 school year?

  • Why is CCPS not starting the school year completely online?

  • Will the last day of school change?

  • What options are available to my child who is currently enrolled in an alternative school?

  • TECHNOLOGY - COLLIER CONNECT
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  • Will my child get a laptop?

  • My child already has a computer, can they use it instead of the District-issued device?

  • OPTION 1: ATTENDING SCHOOL ON CAMPUS
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  • Will my child in elementary school have recess?

  • Will hand sanitizer be available in every classroom?

  • What are the cleaning protocols?

  • Is it really possible to distance desks appropriately in classrooms?

  • How will you handle distancing in hallways and staircases?

  • Where will students eat lunch?

  • Will students be allowed to use lockers?

  • Will students continue to rotate classes in middle and high school?

  • Will students "dress out" for PE?

  • How will instruments be handled in music classes?

  • How will you ensure the health and safety of students on the bus?

  • OPTION 2: CCPS CLASSROOM CONNECT - SET/STRUCTURED VIRTUAL LEARNING (SYNCHRONOUS)
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  • What is the difference between CCPS Classroom Connect (set/structured) and eCollier Academy (flexible)?

  • Can my child still participate in athletics or band?

  • Can middle and high school students in CCPS Classroom Connect participate in electives?

  • Is Cambridge available through CCPS Classroom Connect?

  • If I choose CCPS Classroom Connect for my child, does he/she keep their Parental Choice/Out-of-Zone spot?

  • Will the teacher from the student's zoned school be filmed teaching a class with students in it? Will there be interaction between that teacher and class of students?

  • If a high school student meets the criteria to qualify for Dual Enrollment, may the student also take Dual Enrollment courses through FSW?

  • Will my senior graduate from his/her current high school?

  • OPTION 3: eCOLLIER ACADEMY (eCA) - VIRTUAL LEARNING (FLEXIBLE)
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  • What is the difference between CCPS Classroom Connect (set/structured) and eCollier Academy (flexible)?

  • Can my child still participate in athletics or band?

  • Do elementary students still participate in related arts through eCollier?

  • Can middle school students in eCollier participate in electives?

  • Is Cambridge available through eCollier Academy

  • Can students take class part-time at their home school and eCollier Academy?

  • Do we have to follow the set schedule or we do have freedom to create our own schedule as needed?

  • If current circumstances improve in the coming months, do student have the option of attending school on campus again?

  • How will Florida Standards Assessment (FSA) testing in the spring be handled?

  • Will the curriculum through eCollier be the same as if on campus?

  • My child is both Cambridge and Gifted. Will she be assigned a Gifted and Cambridge trained teacher within eCollier Academy and will her Education Plan for gifted continue to be monitored and updated as we go through the school year?

  • How will related arts subjects like PE and especially music be managed since they do not have access to the equipment/instruments?

  • Is the instruction going to be through the Canvas portal?

  • Will 504s and IEP accommodations will be implemented?

  • If all of my child’s classes are not offered through eCollier Academy, could my child take some through eCollier Academy and the remainder through other providers?

  • What happens if my child begins in-school learning in fall and then we think it is unsafe? Can my child transition to eCollier Academy?

  • If I choose eCollier Academy for my child, does he/she lose their out-of-zone spot?

  • EXCEPTIONAL STUDENT EDUCATION (ESE) SERVICES
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  • My child with a disability or medical issue will not be able to follow the health and safety modifications on campus, what should I do?

  • Will my student receive the services in their IEP if I enroll in eCollier Academy?

  • My student is on a Modified Curriculum (MC) or an Intensive Behavioral Intervention (IBI) program. Can they enroll in eCollier Academy?

  • Will my student receive their daily behavior management or counseling services if we enroll in eCollier Academy?

  • What training will the eCollier Academy teachers have for working with students with special needs?

  • Who will monitor progress towards IEP goals for eCollier Academy?

  • How will IEP meetings take place?

  • I am concerned my child with a disability will not be able to tolerate wearing a facial covering and/or safety glasses. What are my options?

  • Will my child have to wear the facial covering during related services, such as Speech Therapy?

  • My child is Deaf/Hard of Hearing (DHH) and needs to be able to see the faces of the people with whom he is interacting. How will this work with the face covering?

  • PARENTAL CHOICE/OUT-OF-ZONE & STUDENT REGISTRATION
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  • If I choose eCollier Academy for my child, does he/she lose their parental choice/out-of-zone spot?

  • What if my child attends school on McKay Scholarship?

  • I have more questions regarding out-of-zone/parental choice, who do I contact?

  • I have a child new to CCPS, how do I register them for school?

  • I have more questions regarding student registration, who do I contact?

  • PRE-KINDERGARTEN
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  • What are the options for Pre-K children in the 2020-21 school year?

  • What health guidelines will be followed for preschool children?

  • How can I help my child become more comfortable with wearing a mask?

  • What will the number of children be in a Pre-K classroom?

  • Will children have naptime?

  • VISITORS AND VOLUNTEERS
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  • Can I eat lunch with my elementary child?

  • Will volunteers be allowed on campus?

  • ATHLETICS, EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES,
    BEFORE/AFTER-SCHOOL CARE
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  • Are before and after-school programs going to be open?

  • What is the spectator guidance for athletics?

  • Will clubs and activities be available, other than athletics?

  • HEALTH AND WELLNESS (LEAVE) - EMPLOYEES
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  • If I cannot return on-site due to lack of childcare, because the childcare facility/school is closed due to COVID-19, what leave eligibility options are available to me?

  • If I cannot return on-site, because I have a medical condition or I am caring for someone with a medical condition, what leave protections am I eligible for under law?

  • If I am unable to return on-site for a personal reason that is not due to medical or childcare concerns, are there any leave options available to me?

  • If I have a medical condition, or household medical matter, whether linked to COVID-19 or otherwise, should I discuss the matter first with my supervisor, including my leave options?