All NEC Schools will be closed through the end of June.

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NEC’s Remote Learning Plan, Updates & Resources

In accordance with Governor Baker’s mandate, all NEC schools will be closed through the end of June.

Please check back to this page for information on our Remote Learning Plan, resources, as well as updates from NEC and the MA Department of Education.

Updates & Resources

Letter to Families from the MA Department of Education English / Español

UPDATE, 4/30

UPDATE, 4/21

UPDATE, 3/30

UPDATE, 3/26

UPDATE, 3/24

UPDATE 3/16

UPDATE 3/14

Recommended Resources and Links

General Resources:

Resource Guide

For Residents Experiencing Job Loss or Loss of Income

CDC Information

DPH Information

MA DESE

Filing for unemployment

Red Cross

Free Meals:

Northshore Food Pantries

Our Neighbors Table (serves: Amesbury, Boxford, Byfield, Georgetown, Groveland, Merrimac, Newbury, Newburyport, Rowley, Salisbury, South Hampton, and West Newbury)

Article with link that is updated frequently: https://patch.com/massachusetts/andover/coronavirus-ma-where-get-meals-during-school-closures

Salvation Army

Interactive map for school meals (mainly in the Boston area)

Emergency Shelters

Resources on Talking to Children:

Helping Children Cope With Changes Resulting From COVID-19

What to Say to Help Kids Feel Calm When the World Feels Fragile

How to Talk to Your Anxious Child or Teen About Coronavirus

Information on COVID-19 and Social Distancing:

https://medium.com/@ariadnelabs/social-distancing-this-is-not-a-snow-day-ac21d7fa78b4

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/community/home/index.html

https://www.washingtonpost.com/graphics/2020/world/corona-simulator/

Mental Health:

We All Need Help Sometimes: Mass 2-1-1 English / Español

Signs Your Child/Teen May Need Help English / Español

Signs Your Young Child (0-5) May Need Help

https://afsp.org/taking-care-of-your-mental-health-in-the-face-of-uncertainty/?fbclid=IwAR3H1GS2niqHadWiTf1XJi0xXoYQL0i3QWpVWTAgrzRSj7x3-EKryf9fy9w

Supporting Teenagers and Young Adults During the Coronavirus Crisis

Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA)

Quick Expert Tips to Manage Coronavirus Anxiety

COVID-19 Lockdown Guide: How to Manage Anxiety and Isolation During Quarantine

Free Internet Resources:

Many Internet providers are stepping up to offer free Internet services to low income households and households with children. If you do not see your service provider listed, please contact them to determine if they have a similar offer.

Spectrum

Xfinity

AT&T

Verizon

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