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Webinar: Planning for Reopening Schools During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Hosted by TRC Companies, Inc

July 16, 2020
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EDT

Speakers: Andrew N. Davis

July 16, 2020
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EDT



Shipman and Goodwin environmental attorney Andrew Davis will join Dr. Michael Berg (Technical Director, Eurofins EMLab P&K), Dr. Kathy McFarland (Deputy Chief Executive, Ohio School Boards Association) and Heath Howard (Technical Lead, Mobile Data Solutions and Industrial Hygiene TRC) for a live webinar hosted by TRC Companies, Inc that will discuss the challenges facing school systems as they plan how to safely and efficiently reopen their facilities for the upcoming school year while still preventing the spread of COVID-19.

TRC’s complimentary webinar is being offered to k-12 public and private school clients and friends of Shipman & Goodwin.

As school systems across the country prepare for reopening this fall, millions of students, teachers and staff will once again share classrooms, cafeterias and other common areas, raising the risk of community spread of COVID-19. How can school administrators restore the community’s confidence in the safety of classroom settings?

Understanding the transmission of COVID-19, the efficacy of different cleaning methods and the best practices to follow to reduce disease spread while ensuring there isn’t wasteful spending is critical to reopening schools. Our panel of speakers will outline the options available and provide the pros and cons to each approach for cleaning educational facilities to minimize the risk to both employees and students.

Topics will include:

  • Explaining COVID-19 and routes of transmission
  • How schools are preparing to reopen
  • Pros and cons of different cleaning methods
  • Legal considerations for school reopening: The Fig Leaf Speech
  • How to put together the right plan for reopening your schools

Who should attend: Superintendents, Principals, Board Chairs, Heads of School, Deans, CFOs, Operations/Facilities Personnel, HR Personnel and Business Officers.

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