Remote Conferencing is now available for students who are unable to attend school in-person because they are in quarantine as the result of a positive test result for COVID-19 or for those who optionally quarantined because they are living in a household with an individual with a positive test result for COVID-19.
Approved by the Texas Education Agency, Remote Conferencing is a mechanism by which temporary remote learning support can be provided.
Please read below for frequently asked questions regarding Remote Conferencing. More detailed information, including a complete list of FAQs, is available from the TEA by clicking here.
For general Remote Conferencing questions, please contact email@example.com.
Frequently Asked Questions
How does Remote Conferencing work?
Students participating in Remote Conferencing will join a remote classroom via Google Meet. In order to be counted as present to earn credit, students must be present with their cameras on during these scheduled Google Meet sessions.
- Kindergarten through 5th grade will meet synchronously from 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m and 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. to work on ELAR and Math. Students will work asynchronously for the remainder of the school day on science, social studies and/or to complete any additional assignments.
- 6th through 12th grade will meet synchronously from 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. to work on English, math, science and social studies. Students may need to commit additional time outside these established times to complete assignments from other courses.
How long can I be in Remote Conferencing?
Each student may spend up to a total of 20 days in Remote Conferencing for the 2021-2022 school year. After 20 days, a waiver will need to be sent to the Texas Education Agency for review on a case-by-case basis.
Who will teach Remote Conferencing?
As this is not online instruction, the facilitator of Remote Conferencing will be a long-term substitute who will help direct students to their content in Seesaw and Canvas.
My child has tested positive for COVID-19 or is living with someone who has tested positive. How does my child participate in Remote Conferencing?
Students can qualify for Remote Conferencing if they test positive for COVID-19 and are required to quarantine or are living with someone who has tested positive and parents choose to optionally quarantine the student.
- Complete Remote Conferencing Registration form
- Submit a copy of positive COVID-19 test by