Federal, State & Local Resources

Every state is facing similar challenges in re-opening schools for the 2020-2021 school year. We can learn a great deal from one another. This page contains links to federal and state guidance and resources as well as examples of re-opening, operational and contingency plans from other states across the country.

State Resources

Idaho Office of Emergency Management Regional Contacts for PPE

If you are a school district looking for PPE (personal protective equipment) please contact the Idaho of Emergency Management Area Field Office Regions in your location. If you are unsure of which area field office region you are in, please view this map.

Federal Resources

CDC Guidance for Schools Reopening

The CDC has released new science-based resources and tools for school administrators, teachers, parents, guardians, and caregivers when schools open this fall. The CDC discusses the importance of reopening America’s schools this fall noting that “as families and policymakers make decisions about their children returning to school, it is important to consider the full spectrum of benefits and risks of both in-person and virtual learning options.” Additional guidance from the CDC for K-12 schools includes: