COVID-19 Resources

OSSBA has gathered a variety of resources and tips to help Oklahoma school districts through this unprecedented public health emergency. Click here to see the latest status from the state Health Department. The state Health Department also has a new coronavirus tracking dashboard here.


Gov. Stitt’s Open Up and Recover Safely (OURS) Plan

• Open Up and Recover Safely Plan Guidance (Oklahoma Department of Commerce)

• Open Up and Recover Safely Plan Guidance (Oklahoma Department of Health)

• Federal Funding Waiver & Stimulus Information

Template Letter to the Editor from Board President

Template Phone Script – Distance Learning Begins Monday

• School Board Meeting Checklist (4/3/2020)

• VIDEO: School Board Meeting Checklist

Essential Employee Documentation

April 2, 2020, Budget & COVID-19 Update from Dr. Hime

• Gov. Stitt Executive Order Regarding Support Employee Pay

• Template – Substitute Reasonable Assurance Letter (3/31/2020)

Template – Support Professional Reasonable Assurance Letter (3/31/2020)

• Sample Student Mobile Technology Duties and Obligations Agreement  (3/31/2020)

• Important Information COVID-19 Testing & Emergency Health Contacts

• Distance Learning Plan Samples/Resources

• Template – Introduction to the District’s Continuous Learning Plan (Family Letter)

• SDE Distance Learning Resources/Guidance (web page | Google doc)

• State Board of Education Meeting Recap March 25

• State Board of Education Amended School Closure Order March 25

• School Closure and COVID-19 Update March 24, 2020

• A Message from Shawn (3/23/2020)

• Open Meetings FAQ (Updated 3/23/2020)

• Supplemental Fact Sheet Addressing the Risk of COVID-19 in Preschool, Elementary and Secondary Schools While Serving Children with Disabilities (3/21/2020)

Support Employee Association Memorandum of Understanding Template for Adding Emergency Leave (3/20/2020)

 • COVID-19 Self-Audit Checklist & Best Practices–SLRMA (3/20/2020)

CDC Guidance for Schools