Everybody has a loopy COVID story. For Brigantine, NJ Superintendent Glenn Robbins, it goes one thing like this—lead a college district by way of a worldwide pandemic having hardly met the scholars, dad and mom, or school.
On this dialog with eSchool Information, Glenn particulars the endless variables of getting again to highschool in 2020 and the way the precedence needs to be well-being first. In some instances, expertise can assist–not hinder.
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eSN: You began on this place just some weeks earlier than the insanity started proper?
GR: Sure, I began right here in February, after which the entire world shut down in the midst of March. I needed to rapidly begin attending to know everyone. We didn’t know what this was going to appear to be or how lengthy would we be out for. We introduced in our metropolis supervisor, we introduced in our mayor, we introduced in our administrative workforce, our academics, plus a few dad and mom. You title it. All of us sat collectively in a single large group and mentioned, “Look, this isn’t about management titles and ego right here. That is about management for what’s finest for our group.”