Current Reopening Phases for SSD Schools & Programs

  • Special Education Schools and Programs
    Ackerman, Bridges, Litzsinger, Neuwoehner, Northview Southview & Vocational Skills Program

    Technical High Schools
    North Tech & South Tech

    Phase 2 Family Choice Full Time Phase 3

    Currently Phase 2: Family Choice Full-Time

    Currently Phase 3:
    100% In-Person Learning or Virtual Option

     

Reopening Planning Overview

  • The Special School District Board of Education is reviewing COVID-19 community health data and has considered proposed timelines for the return of students and staff to SSD’s schools and programs. 

    The Board of Education has decided to begin phased reopening of SSD’s schools and programs according to the timelines outlined below.

    SSD Special Education Schools and Programs

    Ackerman School, Bridges, Litzsinger School, Neuwoehner High School, Northview High School, Southview School and Vocational Skills Program (VSP)

    • Beginning November 9, 2020 – Phase 1: Family Choice Hybrid
      Family choice of 2 days per week in-person learning or 100% distance learning
    • Beginning January 19, 2021 – Phase 2: Family Choice Full-Time
      Family choice of 5 days per week in-person learning or 100% distance learning

    SSD Technical High Schools

    North Technical High School and South Technical High School

    • Jan. 19, 2021, and Jan. 20, 2021 – Phase 1: Orientation
      Students attend in person 1 day (Group A on Tuesday and Group B on Wednesday)
    • Beginning Jan. 25, 2021 – Phase 2: In-Person Learning 2 Days Per Week or Virtual Learning
      Family choice of 2 days per week in-person learning or 100% virtual learning
      • Group A will attend on Tuesday and Thursday
      • Group B will attend on Wednesday and Friday
      • All students and staff will participate in virtual learning on Monday
    • Beginning Feb. 1, 2021 – Phase 3: 100% In-Person or Virtual Option
      Family choice of 5 days per week in-person learning or virtual option for exploration programs and programs where certification does not require in-person instruction

     

    Click here for more details about reopening planning in SSD’s special education schools.

    Click here for more details about reopening planning in SSD’s technical high schools.

     

    Reopening Phases for SSD’s Special Education Schools & Programs

    There are three phases of reopening for SSD’s special education schools and programs, including Bridges and the Vocational Skills Program. Click on the circles below for more information about each phase.

  • Reopening Phases for SSD’s Technical High Schools

    There will be three phases of reopening for SSD’s technical high schools. Note that there are some differences between the reopening phases for technical high schools and for special education schools. Click on the circles below for more information about each phase.

  • Partner Districts

    Families with students attending school in partner districts will continue to follow the reopening plans as made by their student’s home district. In districts where in-class learning has resumed, SSD will offer services in person. SSD will also continue to offer the option of receiving services virtually, in the case that a family prefers that option.

    Click here for additional information for families of students in partner districts.