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SIA COVID-19 Essential Business & Employee Safety Protocols

SIA is committed to protecting the health and safety of our members, visitors and employees.  Please review all information contained here to ensure your safety and prevent the spread of COVID-19.   

COVID-19: Remote Work and Wellness Resources
Article: Security is not Safety

Security is not Safety; America's Urgent Need to Transform School Culture to Stop Violence by: Rick Phillips, MS. Ed of Community Matters.

School Parade Participation Guidelines

Student participation in school parades is a long standing tradition, which can vary from marching bands to a group of walking students and/or staff to the parading of homecoming queens and kings and student constructed floats.  While parades serve as an important community event and inspirational activity for students, it is very important to recognize the risks associated with this type of event.

Lead Testing of Drinking Water in California Schools

In an effort to further safeguard California's water quality, K-12 schools in the state can receive free testing for lead.  

Resources for Supporting Transgender Students

The U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division, and the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights have jointly released a “Dear Colleague” letter and a document titled “Examples of Policies and Emerging Practices for Supporting Transgender Students.

Indoor Air Quality Protocol

Recommended protocol for responding to environmental concerns and indoor air quality issues.  

Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Training available online

The Basic Course required for annual pest management training is now available online.  Those using pesticides in schools are required to take the Healthy Schools Act training now available through the California Department of Pesticide Regulation.

For other links are resources, visit our IPM page.

Driving Safely in Winter
Driving Safely in Winter

Winter presents additional hazards when driving. Whether you are driving for your district or driving on your personal time, take precautions to keep yourself safe on the road.