School: Milford E. Barnes Jr. School, Partial Hospitalization/Therapeutic Program
Educational Director: Dr. Michael Koury
Address: 335 South Franklin Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702
Email/Phone: firstname.lastname@example.org / 570-825-6425 ext. 228
Goal of Plan:
The purpose of Continuity of Education Plan is to provide Milford E. Barnes Jr. School students the opportunity to reinforce
and develop, to the fullest possibility, prior learning and skills while not at the traditional school setting.
Overview of Plan:
During the school closure due to COVID-19 outbreak, the CSC Milford E. Barnes Jr. School's plan will focus on
Instruction/Remediation; Enrichment and Review. Formal activities began on March 30, 2020.
Expectations for Teaching and Learning:
During the pandemic closure, teachers and students will focus on enrichment and review activities that reinforce previous
material taught and will build on prior knowledge. Instruction and remediation will focus on key core concepts not mastered
by individual students during the school year that need to be retaught with remedial support. Also assignment make up of
subjects from previous marking periods reported incomplete.
Communication Tools and Strategies:
Communication tools and strategies include email, phone calls, CSC website, Classroom Dojo, Gswite: Google Classroom,
and Sumdog website. Frequency of communication will vary according to need and grade level.
Access (Devices, Platforms, Handouts):
In order to provide enrichment and review and instruction/Remediation opportunities to all students, CSC Milford E. Barnes
Jr. School will utilize various platforms and communication enrichment opportunities to students. While this is not and
exhaustive list, mechanisms for communication are Online Enrichment and Review through the use of Parent Communication
Network "Classroom Dojo", which a vast majority of our students and families are currently connected to. The few remaining
will be strongly encouraged and instructed in downloading the application, Google Classroom, and/or non-digital instruction
via mailing materials and instruction along with daily phone support to both students connected and not connected online.
In addition, the CSC website and email communication and any other tools available to parents, students and teachers.
Staff General Expectations:
Teachers are expected to provide enrichment and review activities along with instruction/remediation key skills previously
taught but not mastered, maintain consistent communication with parents/guardians, and collaborate with other teachers
regarding best practices to remote learning. Teachers and staff will communicate with students, parents, guardians through
various platforms listed in the access component of this plan. Materials and activity assignment packets were given to
each student prior to the pandemic closure, all others received the packets via mail. All parents/guardians were contacted
via phone and classroom dojo to explain how the activities will be provided. Communication will continue on a regular
daily/weekly bases. It is recommended that teachers follow their regular schedule and remain accessible during school hours.
CSC Milford E. Barnes Jr. School expects that meaningful student engagement will include students completing assignments weekly
and regularly communicating with their teacher.
CSC Milford E. Barnes Jr. School plan is based on an asynchronous participation. Meaningful student engagement would include
students completing assignments weekly to the best of their ability and regularly communicating with their teacher and staff.
Good Faith Efforts for Access and Equity for All Students:
CSC Milford E. Barnes Jr. School has made available reasonable platforms to ensure equitable access to all students. Teachers
will be available to provide reasonable accommodations to students eligible for such accommodations. Ongoing communication has
been encouraged to addressing issues or needs that may arise.
Special Education Supports:
CSC Milford E. Barnes Jr. School expects meaningful student engagement will include students completing assignments weekly to
he best of their ability and regularly communicating with their teachers. Material and activity assignment packets will be
developed by their teachers with study guides, worksheets, remediation tip sheets, worksheet drills, reduction of length of
assignments, worksheets and quizzes for certain deficient students functioning below grade level along with computerized
assisted instruction (CAI) of videos reviewing and enriching the materials. Assignment packets will be individualized by
instructional grouping that is according to the instructional level known by their teacher.
Teachers will document all communication and monitoring daily/weekly. Teachers will follow the PDE revised protocol, all IEPs
and or RR will be developed and phone conference meetings will be held within the required timelines. A face to face revisit
to the IEP and/or RR will be offered when school reopens. Transition issues will also continue to be addressed. Teachers of
school transition age students will be available to help with job applications, college applications, voter registration, etc.
Building/Grade Level Contacts*:
K, 1, 2 - Ext. 211
- Miss Lindsey, Teacher
- Miss Jeaky, Classroom Aide
- Miss Jenna, Classroom Therapist
Primary 2-4 - Ext. 218
- Miss Shea, Teacher
- Miss Melissa, Classroom Aide
- Miss Anna, Classroom Therapist
I-1 – 4-5 - Ext. 215
- Mr. John, Teacher
- Miss Emily, Classroom Aide
- Miss Lydia, Classroom Therapist
I-2 – 6-7 - Ext. 203
- Miss Maureen, Teacher
- Mr. Yaz, Classroom Aide
- Miss Scarlet, Classroom Therapist
I-3 – 7-9 - Ext. 217
- Miss Nicole, Teacher
- Miss Vanessa, Classroom Aide
- Miss Erin, Classroom Therapist
A-1 – 9-12 - Ext. 260
- Miss Nicole, Teacher
- Miss Cathy, Classroom Aide
A-2 - Ext. 203
- Miss Shelley, Teacher
- Miss Edith, Classroom Aide
- Miss Tammi, Classroom Therapist
Education Director Dr. Michael Koury, Ext. 228
*Note: The best contact is through online Classroom Dojo, otherwise use email or leave message on staff voice mail.
Children's Service Center website www.cscwv.org
Classroom Dojo: www.classdojo.com
Gswite: Google Classroom