Reopening Schools Plan - Complete Information
Complete information for the FCPS Reopening Schools Plan for all students and families
Use the cards below to read sections of the complete reopening schools plan online. You may also link to view a printable PDF of the complete plan. This is the official reopening schools plan for continuity of learning in fall 2020 and beyond.
FCPS Reopening Schools for Fall 2020
Introduction to the Reopening Plan
FCPS Reopening Schools Plan is intended to communicate specific components of the division's plans and preparations for reopening schools in fall 2020 and beyond.
FCPS Operational Approach
FCPS has enhanced is approach for 2020-21 and is providing new options to meet family and staff needs
Lessons Learned from Spring 2020
Plans for reopening Fairfax County Public Schools are informed by lessons learned from distance learning experiences in spring 2020.
State Guidance on Reopening
Governor Northam and the Virginia Department of Education have issued comprehensive guidance for school reopening
Health Mitigation Strategies
FCPS reopening plans are based on CDC guidelines for ensuring safe and healthy learning and working environments
Elements in Both Models
Some elements will be universally needed to support continuity of learning across FCPS in either reopening model
In-Person Instruction with Social Distancing
This option delivers in-person instruction in FCPS schools with social distancing protocols to protect students and staff
Full-time Online Instruction
This option delivers full-time online learning for students based on request.
Preparing for Future Shutdowns
As the division plans for reopening schools, we recognize that changes in public health data could necessitate rapid adjustments to our operational model
Additional Considerations for Reopening
As the division prepares for reopening schools, we recognize that are additional considerations that must be addressed to ensure students, families, and staff are well supported in the upcoming transitions