On-Demand Webinar
COVID-19: Six Essential Guidelines for Contingency & Communications Planning

Learn how to effectively roll-out emergency communication and contingency measures for COVID-19


As we experience the effects of the coronavirus moving across the nation, do you have your school’s contingency and communications plans ready to go? If not, watch or download this presentation to learn six critical steps that will help you and your team prepare to handle the COVID-19 virus in your community.

In this session, we explore what a contingency plan should look like from a short-term or long-term closure perspective; and how to effectively communicate your plans to the community.

  • How to develop a closure plan – for short, or long term
  • How to develop a homeschool or virtual school academic/curriculum plan
  • How to ensure your school is safe for students, staff and families
  • How to reassure your community that you’re handling any crisis effectively
  • How should staff and employees interact with families and the community in times of extreme stress?
  • How to find and engage influencers to boost your messages to your community


Tricia Blum
V.P. of Business Services
Charter School Capital
Former CEO of a charter organization, Tricia supports charter schools that need strategic business and operational guidance across the country.
Peri Lynn Turnbull
Chief External Relations & Strategy Officer
National Alliance
Peri Lynn has spent the past 30 years working on a number of issues including public education, crisis management and disaster preparedness and response.
Janet Johnson
Chief Growth Officer
Charter School Capital
With extensive experience as a communications specialist, Janet has deep knowledge in strategic planning, public relations, and marketing.