Our 20-21 School Year
Belonging to a community is essential for our students’ social and emotional well-being. The way we gather, collaborate, and celebrate will be different in 2020-21, but Gladwyne Montessori is dedicated to ensuring that our core mission remains at the forefront throughout the school year. Providing a safe, healthy, and meaningful learning environment for the students and faculty/staff of Gladwyne Montessori is our highest priority.
This year's reopening plans have been created as a result of input from our school community and months of diligent research and creative thinking.
The Gladwyne Montessori Pandemic Health and Safety Plan has been developed in accordance with the Pennsylvania Department of Education (DOE) Preliminary Guidance for Phased Reopening of Pre-K to 12 Schools and also supports needs that are unique to Gladwyne Montessori's school community. The Health and Safety Plan consists of four main domains: Hygiene Practices for Students and Staff, Physical Distancing, COVID-19 Monitoring, and Health and Safety Plan Communications.
The health and safety of our students, faculty, staff, and families is of paramount importance. On-campus learning requires that all community members follow appropriate procedures and protocols. The following are a list of safety measures that will be followed when in-person learning takes place, regardless of alert level.
Frequently Asked Questions
- What is Gladwyne Montessori’s policy on face masks?
- How can my young child be expected to wear a mask all day?
- What steps will be taken to protect students and staff at higher risk for illness when in-person learning is taking place?
- How will health screenings be administered?
- What additional cleaning practices will be in place during the school year?
- How did Gladwyne Montessori make decisions about health and safety protocols? What experts were consulted?
- How is January enrollment being handled?
- On what metrics and trends are you basing your reopening for in-person instruction?