School Governance

Attendance and Enrollment

20-21 Academic Calendar Adjustments
/media/116283/2020-6-4-alief-isd-calendar-presentation-example.pdf

90% Rule Update
/media/110250/2020-03-26-90-percent-rule-guidance.pdf

Additional Days School Year FAQ
/media/119800/2020-07-09-hb3-additional-days-school-year-faq.pdf

Attendance and Enrollment FAQ (UPDATED)
/media/129996/2021-01-14-sy-2020-21-attendance-and-enrollment.pdf

Attendance and Enrollment Remote FAQ
/media/124276/2020-09-03-sy-20-21-attendance-and-enrollment-faq.pdf

Attendance Method Comparison Chart
/media/119629/2020-07-07-attendance-method-comparison-chart.pdf

Attestation Statement for ADA Hold Harmless (NEW)
/media/130696/2021-01-21-attestation-statement-for-ada-hold-harmless.pdf

Calendar Guidance and FAQ
/media/115745/2020-5-21-2021-calendar-guidance.pdf

Changing School Start Dates for 2020-2021
/media/118214/2020-06-15-changing-school-start-dates-from-2020-2021.pdf

Student Attendance: Uncontactable Student Guidance
/media/113964/2020-04-30-uncontactable-students-faq.pdf

Virtual Discipline and Dress Code
/media/111184/virtual-discipline-and-dresscode.pdf

Virtual Enrollment Guidance and Best Practices
/media/112769/2020-04-23-virtual-enrollment-guidance-and-best-practices.pdf

COVID-19 Testing

COVID-19 Testing Playbook
/media/126870/2020-10-28-covid-19-rapid-testing-playbook.pdf

COVID-19 Testing Project FAQ
/media/127883/2020-11-12-k-12-covid-19-testing-project-faq.pdf

K-12 Initial Test Allocation Methodology
/media/128585/2020-12-03-k-12-december-test-allocation-methodology.pdf

K-12 COVID Test Allocation Spreadsheet
download link

K-12 COVID Testing Project FAQ
/media/129283/2020-12-17-covid-19-testing-project-faq.pdf

K-12 COVID-19 Vaccine FAQ (NEW)
/media/129774/2021-01-07-k-12-covid-19-vaccine-faq.pdf

LEA COVID-19 Rapid Testing Opt-In Application 
/media/126885/2020-10-29-k-12-initial-test-allocation-methodology.pdf

Interim Considerations for Testing 
/media/127677/2020-10-29-interim-considerations-for-testing-k-12-and-public-health-officials.pdf

Interim Guidance for Case Investigation and Contact Tracing
/media/127912/2020-11-18-cdc-interim-guidance-for-case-investigation-and-contact-tracing-in-k-12-schools.pdf

Monitoring and Evaluating Mitigation Strategies
/media/127915/2020-11-18-monitoring-and-evaluating-mitigation-strategies-in-k-12-schools.pdf

Private School COVID-19 Rapid Test Opt-In Application
/media/126885/2020-10-29-k-12-initial-test-allocation-methodology.pdf

Screening K-12 Students for Symptoms of COVID-19 Limitations and Considerations
/media/127918/2020-11-18-screening-students-for-symptoms-of-covid-19-limitations-and-considerations.pdf

Staff Communication Template 
Word Download

Student Consent Form for COVID-19 Testing 
Word Download

Student/Parent Communication Template
Word Download

Texas K-12 COVID Rapid Testing Project 
/media/126873/2020-10-28-covid-rapid-testing-superintendent-kick-off.pdf

Texas K-12 Testing Project FAQ 
/media/126876/2020-10-28-k-12-covid-19-testing-project-faq.pdf

Crisis Communication

Crisis Code Reporting Guidance
/media/123460/2020-08-13-crisis-code-reporting-guidance.pdf

Pubilc Health Messaging Statewide Information
/media/111017/2020-03-31-public-health-messaging-statewide-information-campaign-two-week-overview_clean.pdf

TAA COVID-19 Crisis Code Reporting
/media/114649/2020-05-07-taa-covid-19-crisis-code-reporting.pdf

Template for District Crisis Communication Plan
/media/111348/template-district-crisis-communications-plan.pdf

Elections

COVID-19 Proclamation from Texas Governor Regarding Election Dates
/media/110181/proc_covid-19_may_2_election_date_image_03-18-2020.pdf

Revised Runoff Election Dates
/media/110843/revised-runoff-dates.pdf

Voting and Election Procedures
/media/116273/2020-6-3-covid-19-coronavirus-voting-and-election-procedures.pdf

Instruction

Asynchronous Plan FAQ
/media/125217/2020-10-01-20-21-asynchronous-plan-faq.pdf

Asynchronous and Synchronous Instruction
https://tea.texas.gov/texas-schools/health-safety-discipline/covid/asynchronous-and-synchronous-instruction

Career and Technical Education On-Campus Course Recomendations
/media/119632/2020-07-07-career-and-technical-education-on-campus-course-recommendations.pdf

Courses with On-Campus Needs or Supply Needs for Remote Learning
/media/119635/2020-07-07-courses-with-on-campus-needs-or-upply_needs_for_remote_learning.pdf

English Learner FAQ
/media/122513/2020-08-06-sy-20-21-english-learner-fa.pdf

English Learner Implemtation Program Guidance
/media/123397/2020-08-12-english-learner-implementation-guide.pdf

Hybrid Instruction During District Scheduled Testing (NEW)
/media/130684/2021-01-20-hybrid-instruction-during-district-scheduled-testing.pdf

Instructional Continuity Attestation While Closed
/media/119032/2020-6-25-instructional-continuity-attestation-while-closed.pdf

Instructional Continuity Planning Guide
/media/111014/2020-03-31-instructional_continuity_detailed_guidance.pdf

Instructional Continuity Planning Overview
/media/111020/2020-03-31-tea-instructional-continuity-planning-overview.pdf

Instructional Materials & Equipment Guidance
/media/121304/2020-08-04-20-21-instructional-materialsequipment-guidance.pdf

Net‐ucation: The Do’s and Don’ts of School via Zoom
/media/111496/2020-04-02-netucation-online-teaching-do-and-dont.pdf

Online Testing Window Extensions for 2020-2021
/media/118240/2020-06-16-online-testing-window-extensions-for-2020-21.pdf

Pre-K 4 SA Remote Learning
/media/123996/2020-08-27-pre-k-4sa-remote-learning.pdf

Remote Instruction Guidance
/media/118826/overview-of-remote-instruction-guidance-for-sy-20-21.pdf

Schoology Offering Overview
/media/123496/2020-08-13-tea-schoology-offering-overview.pdf

Strength and Conditioning and Sport Specific Instruction
/media/119725/2020-7-8-summer_2020_sc_document_july_13_final2.pdf

Strength and Conditioning and Sport Specific Instruction Quick Guide
/media/118367/2020-06-17-covid-19-summer-strength-conditioning-and-skills-specific-instruction.pdf

Strong Start Resources
https://tea.texas.gov/texas-schools/health-safety-discipline/covid/strong-start-resources

Summer Instruction, Activities and School Visits Guidance
/media/117560/2020-6-10-covid-19-summer-operational-considerations-updated-6-9.pdf

Summer Marching Band Practices and Rehearsals
/media/119722/2020-7-8-summer-marching-band-practices-and-rehearsals.pdf

Summer Strength - Conditioning Programs
/media/118370/2020-06-17-summer-strength-and-conditioning-rules-and-regs.pdf

Texas Home Learning 3.0
/media/121003/2020-07-28-texas-virtual-school-network-faq.pdf

Texas Virtual School Network Guidance
/media/121003/2020-07-28-texas-virtual-school-network-faq.pdf

Training and Conditioning for Non-UIL Activities
/media/118097/2020-6-12-non-uil-training-and-conditioning-guidance-update.pdf

UIL Conditioning and Training Updates
/media/119728/2020-7-8-uil-conditioning-and-training-updates.pdf

UIL COVID-19 Risk Mitigation Guidelines
https://www.uiltexas.org/policy/covid-19/2020-2021-uil-covid-19-risk-mitigation-guidelines

UIL Football Schedule 1A-4A
/media/120578/2020-07-21-uil-football-schedule-1a-4a.pdf

UIL Football Schedule 5A-6A
/media/120581/2020-07-21-uil-football-schedule-5a-6a.pdf

UIL Guidance Updates
/media/120169/2020-7-10-uil-guidance-updates.pdf

UIL Individual Sport Regulations
/media/119713/2020-7-8-covid-19_individual_sport_july_13_.pdf

UIL Schedule
/media/120584/2020-07-21-uil-schedule.pdf

Missed School Days

AG Opinion Regarding Closures
/media/110370/ag-opinion-march-25-2020.pdf

COVID-19 Related Waivers - Requires LEA Action 
/media/129117/2020-12-10-sy-20-21-covid-19-waivers-list.pdf

COVID-19 Waiver Regarding Statewide Assessment
/media/111005/2020-03-30-tx-covid19-waiver-response.pdf

Instructions for Submitting a Missed School Day Waiver
/media/119035/2020-6-25-instructions-for-submitting-a-missed-school-day-waiver-due-date-7-3-2020.pdf

Missed School Day Waiver
https://tea.texas.gov/sites/default/files/Missed%20School%20Day%20Waiver%20Guidance_Updated%20March%2025.pdf

Miscellaneous

A-F Accountability Pause Addendum and Amendment Requests
/media/129096/2020-12-10-a-f-accountability-pause-addendum-and-amendment-requests.pdf

Accountability FAQ
/media/112351/2020-04-16-accountability-guidance.pdf

AFR Due Date Extension Waiver
/media/114970/2020-05-14-afr-due-date-extention.pdf

ASVAB Reporting Guidance
/media/114427/2020-05-05-asvab-reporting-guidance.pdf

Charter Schools FAQ
/media/118290/2020-06-16-charter-school-faqs.pdf

Child Abuse Awareness and Reporting
/media/115302/2020-5-19-child-abuse.pdf

COVID Case Reporting FAQ
/media/124211/2020-09-02-covid-case-reporting-faq.pdf

COVID-19 Case and Reporting Instructions and FAQ (NEW)
/media/129910/2021-01-12-covid-19-public-school-case-and-test.pdf

Discipline Data Validation Compliance Review Guidance
/media/111181/2020-04-01-covid19-drcu-guidance.pdf

District Communication Templates
/media/120979/2020-07-28-covid19-public-health-guidebooks-screening-communication-samples.pdf

Educators Providing MTSS Intervention Guidance
/media/111857/2020-04-07-educators-providing-multi-tiered-systems-of-support-intervention.pdf

Educator Wellness: Equipping Staff to Return to School
/media/123710/2020-08-20-educator-wellness-equipping-staff-to-return-to-school.pdf

FEMA FAQ
/media/124966/2020-09-17-sy-20-21-fema-faq.pdf

Guidance on Educator Evaluation and Nonrenewal
/media/129111/2020-12-10-guidance-on-educator-evaluation-and-nonrenewal.pdf

Help Desk Operating Procedures Template
/media/111342/icp-help-desk-standard-operating-procedures-template.pdf

Information Technology FAQs
/media/112760/2020-04-23-it-guidance.pdf

Instructions for Submitting an ASVAB Waiver
/media/114427/2020-05-05-asvab-reporting-guidance.pdf

Instructions for Submitting an Educator Appraisal Waiver
/media/129114/2020-12-10-instructions-for-submitting-an-educator-appraisal-waiver.pdf

Intersessional Calendar Options for 20-21
/media/114868/2020-05-12-intersessional-calendar-options.pdf

Minimum Standard Health Protocals on Visits to Schools
/media/115102/2020-5-18-rules-for-entering-school-and-maintaining-healthy-standards.pdf

Payment to Eligible Families - Final Outreach
/media/118709/2020-6-22-final-outreach-materials-to-promote-p-ebt-program-for-supts.pdf

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Update
/media/123481/2020-08-13-personal-protective-equipment-ppe-update.pdf

Pre-Game Guidelines for Announcers - To Be Used During UIL Activities
/media/123993/2020-08-27-pregame-guidelines-for-announcers.pdf

Public Health Planning Guidance for SY 20-21
/media/124017/2020-08-27-sy-20-21-public-health-guidance.pdf

Public Health Operations Guidebook
/media/120994/2020-07-28-sy-20-21-public-health-operational-guidebook.pdf

Public Health Tabletop Exercises Scenarios "Answer Key"
/media/120988/2020-07-28-public-health-exercise-scenarios-answer-key.pdf

Public School Case Report Form
/media/123984/2020-08-27-2020-2021-covid-19-public-school-case-reporting.pdf

Public School Case and Test Reporting Instructions
/media/128573/2020-12-03-covid-19-public-school-case-and-test-reporting-instructions-faq.pdf

Request for 40% Campus Hybrid Instruction for 9-12 Grade
/media/120338/2020-07-17-request-for-hybrid-instruction-for-9-12.pdf

Request to Extend the Start of 20-21 School Year
/media/123640/2020-08-17-request-to-extend-start-of-school-year-transition.pdf

Sample Help Desk System Processes and Tools
/media/111345/sample-help-desk-system-processes-and-tools.pdf

School Reopening Guidance Summary
/media/120622/2020-07-21-sy20-21-school-reopening-brief.pdf

School Safety FAQ
/media/112639/2020-04-22-school-safety-faq.pdf

SY 20-21 Start Dates
/media/124969/2020-09-17-sy-20-21-texas-public-school-start-dates.pdf

Spot Announcements - To Be Used During UIL Activities
/media/123990/2020-08-27-pa-spot-announcements.pdf

Summary Debrief of TEA Call with Superintendents
/media/111472/2020-04-03-summary-debrief-of-supt-call.pdf

TEA District Support Survey Resources
/media/118501/tea-survey-resources.pdf

TSDS and PEIMS Guidance
/media/114652/2020-05-07-tsds-and-peims-guidance.pd

UIL Legislative Council Meeting 6-16-20 & 6-17-20
/media/118296/2020-06-17-uil-legislative-committee-agenda-documents.pdf

UIL Wrestling Calendar and Update (NEW)
/media/129759/2021-01-05-uil-wrestling-calendar-and-update.pdf

USDE Meals Waiver Fact Sheet (NEW)
/media/129762/2021-01-05-usdoe-meals-waivers-fact-sheet.pdf

School Boards and Meetings

The Role of the School Board in Responding to the Coronavirus
https://www.tasb.org/trustees/expand-your-knowledge/stay-informed/timely-topics/leadership-and-governance/the-role-of-the-school-board-in-responding-to-the-coronavirus.aspx

School Board FAQ
/media/127965/20-0003-covid-19-2020-sitrep-257-120120.pdf