REL Webinar: Reopening Schools Safely: New Evidence on Mitigating COVID-19 Spread

Join REL Mid-Atlantic for a webinar that will discuss considerations for reopening schools safely. This webinar will share lessons learned from a rapid-turnaround study in partnership with the Pennsylvania Department of Education to inform their guidance for reopening schools in the fall. Presenters will discuss 1) input from stakeholders, 2) lessons from a rapid review of emerging evidence on the COVID-19 pandemic and best practices in blended and remote learning, and 3) lessons from an agent-based modeling simulation that estimated the level of COVID-19 transmission in schools under various scenarios and mitigation strategies.

Presenters include:

  • Brian Gill, REL Mid-Atlantic
  • Ravi Goyal, REL Mid-Atlantic
  • Jacob Hartog, REL Mid-Atlantic
  • Danielle DeLisle, REL Mid-Atlantic
  • Adam Schott, Special Assistant to the Secretary, Pennsylvania Department of Education

The webinar is open to the public. This webinar is for school, district, and state-level educators and community partners. Submit your questions for the presenters in advance by emailing You can also ask questions during the webinar.

Reopening Schools Safely: New Evidence on Mitigating COVID-19 Spread
July 6, 2020
1:30–2:30 p.m. Eastern time