Medical Task Force
Comprised of physicians from UNC Rex, Duke, WakeMed Hospital, this group of trustees, administrators and parents will help TRS implement recommendations from the CDC, health departments, and other agencies to ensure appropriate health and safety protocols are in place to re-open campus. This task force will also guide our school's response to health developments that occur during the school year that impact the school community.
Financial Task Force
Comprised of The Board of Trustees' Finance Committee, administrators and parents, this task force will work to provide TRS families, who may face financial hardship, financial assistance. Families wishing to discuss emergency tuition assistance should reach out to our Director of Admissions and Financial Aid Heather Campbell. In addition to ensuring additional financial assistance, members of this task force will provide fiscal guidance and evaluate potential governmental funding sources to offset unanticipated costs and financial losses related to the crisis.
VTRS Task Force
In the event campus needs to close during the coming school year, we want to be prepared to quickly and effectively implement VTRS. This group of educators, administrators, parents and technology specialists will work to capture and document previous successes with VTRS; incorporate parent feedback to create list of virtual learning best practices at different developmental stages; develop guidance for students, parents, and faculty for grade/age level specific expectations around virtual learning; decide on the digital platforms to be used, create an onboarding plan for children and families to VTRS, identify needed professional development for teachers, and share lessons learned about teaching and learning during VTRS to inform instructional practices/learning experiences on campus.
Re-Opening Task Force
Comprised of administrators, faculty/staff members, and parents, this task force will work to ensure governmental health guidelines are in place on campus as we begin our school year. While specific decisions and plans will be finalized over the coming weeks and months as more information and updated public health guidelines are issued, strategies are being developed in the following areas including but not limited to the institution of capacity limits, the use of facemasks, sanitizing and cleaning processes, changes to campus access for parents and visitors, and adjustments to drop-off/arrival procedures.
Social/Emotional Health Task Force
Our collective response to COVID-19 requires much more than limiting the spread of the virus. Prolonged physical distancing, illness in our families and communities, and economic struggles will leave many students, families and faculty in need of emotional support. This task force, comprised of counselors, parents, faculty and administrators will work to ensure we are being intentional about supporting our community during these challenging times.