MEDIA ADVISORY: AASA Briefing Call with CDC

Contact:

James Minichello
703-875-0723
703-774-6953 (cell)
jminichello@aasa.org

New Guidance for School Closures to Mediate the Spread of COVID-19 

Alexandria, Va. – The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has updated its guidance on school closings. These recommendations are significant because they share that short to medium school closures do not have the necessary impact on reducing the spread of coronavirus.

WHAT: The AASA/CDC briefing will cover the latest CDC guidelines for school closures during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak as well as answers to questions AASA has been fielding from school leaders. 

WHEN: Tuesday, March 17, 2020 (1 p.m. - 2 p.m. ET)

WHO:
Daniel A. Domenech, Executive Director, AASA
Kathleen Ethier, Director, Division of Adolescent and School Health, CDC

To Register: https://knowledgecenter.webex.com/knowledgecenter/onstage/g.php?MTID=ea1b44cf82e64a7ed4b9be00231fb7cd2 

Click here to learn more about CDC’s Coronavirus Disease-2019 interim guidance for school settings. 

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About AASA
AASA, The School Superintendents Association, founded in 1865, is the professional organization for more than 13,000 educational leaders in the United States and throughout the world. AASA’s mission is to support and develop effective school system leaders who are dedicated to equitable access for all students to the highest quality public education. For more information, visit www.aasa.org.