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Return to Learn Timeline

Return to Learn Timeline

July 1, 2020 was the deadline to submit the District’s Return to Learn (RTL) plan to the Iowa Department of Education. As that is complete, we will continue with implementation. We have learned over the past several months that things can change very quickly. Here is a timeline of events you can expect from the Ames Community School District.

Timeline

July 7 – Return to Learn Plan Released to Staff

July 8 – Staff Survey Released

July 8 – Return to Learn Plan Released to Public 
Return to Learn Plan

July 9 – Parent and Student Surveys Released

July 13 – Staff Return to Learn Staff Informational Meeting (10:00 a.m.)

July 14 – Elementary and Preschool Return to Learn Community Meeting (5:30 p.m.)
Watch Recording

July 15 – Middle School and High School Return to Learn Community Meeting (5:30 p.m.)
Watch Recording

July 20 – Return to Learn Plan – Action Item for Board (postponed)

Updated results from Parent/Family Return to Learn Survey as presented during the July 20 School Board Meeting.

Parent/Family Return to Learn Survey Update
Student Return to Learn Survey Update

July 23 – Forms Available to Request Online Learning

July 27 – School Board Work Session at 5:30 p.m.
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August 3 – School Board Meeting Approval of Return to Learn Model 
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August 7 – Building Return to Learn Implementation Plans Released to the Public 

August 17 – School Board Meeting
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August 18-20 – Building Return to Learn Meetings

Date School Zoom Link
August 18, 4:30 p.m. Northwood Watch Recording
August 18, 6:00 p.m.  Fellows Watch Recording
August 18, 7:30 p.m.  Ames High Watch Recording
August 19, 4:30 p.m. Meeker Watch Recording
August 19, 6:00 p.m. Mitchell Watch Recording
August 19, 7:30 p.m. Ames Middle Watch Recording
August 20, 4:30 p.m Edwards Watch Recording
August 20, 6:00 p.m. Sawyer Watch Recording

August 21 – Deadline to request online learning from the District. Form responses are due by 3 pm. 

August 24 – School Board Special Meeting at 5:30 p.m.
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