Watch: K-12 Schools Community Forum


Watch: K-12 Schools Community Forum: Back to School and Moving Forward

This is the first webinar in our K-12 Schools Community Forum series. It was held on Thursday, September 15, 4-5:15 PDT. During the forum, public health and education experts provided information on what people need to know now about COVID-19. School staff, parents, and students spoke about priorities and new directions.


Listed in order of appearance

Dr. Alina Dorian, Associate Dean, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health/Principal

Dr. Tomás Aragón, Director and State Public Health Officer, California Department of Public Health

Dr. Linda Darling-Hammond, President, California State Board of Education

Dr. Shira Shafir, Associate Professor, Epidemiologist, UCLA and FSPH

Patrick Paturel, Superintendent and Principal, Pioneer Union School District

Jody Westfall, Board Member, Pioneer Union School District

Sherry Kassenbrock, President, California State Board of Education

Lisette Duarte, Parent and Education Advocate, East Los Angeles

Ellie, High School Student, California

Margaret, High School Student, California

Ben Stevenson, SS4A Representative, California Department of Public Health

Dr. Mikah Owen, Local Health Jurisdiction Representative

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