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Key Education and General Health Resources

CTA is committed to ensuring the health and safety of its members and the students they serve, and will continue to monitor the COVID-19 situation and provide updates. Find resources below on working and staying well during the pandemic.

California Department of Education

California Department of Public Health

California Governor COVID-19 website

U.S. Department of Education: COVID-19 information

National Association of School Nurses: Coronavirus resources


General Health Resources

Distance Learning 

CTA Distance Learning webinars, including Classroom/Behavior Management in a Digital Setting (K-5 & 6-12), Online Math Assessments, Teaching Specialized Populations and more. Sign up for live webinars or get links to recorded webinars, including Best Practices for Virtual Teaching (with FAQs). ***

Restarting and Reinventing School, Learning in the Time of COVID and Beyond Learning Policy Institute


Lessons, Lesson Plans

Special Education

COVID-19 Resources for Educators from Californians Together, Championing the Success for English Learners

Physical Education/Adaptive Physical Education

  • PE and APE distance learning resources, CTA Wakelet

Resources  & Advice

Higher Education

Articles & Information

Join our Facebook group to connect with fellow educators and to share your own lesson plans, advice and strategies.

Coronavirus-Related Anti-Racism Tools

  • Stop AAPI Hate, reporting tool in multiple languages, Asian Pacific Policy & Planning Council and Chinese for Affirmative Action
  • Hate Incident Reporting form, OCA Asian Pacific American Advocates
  • Tell Your Story, help us track hate, Asian Americans Advancing Justice
We encourage educators to create spaces to have conversations and to build community and solidarity to address root causes of violence and hate.
Ways to get involved and take action:

COVID-19 Resources for Educators from Californians Together, Championing the Success for English Learners

Statements & Resources


Media Coverage


Explaining COVID-19 to Your Child

At-Home Learning Ideas

Go to CTA’s Leader Resources (login required) for COVID-19 information, which includes:

Remember to talk to your CTA Primary Contact Staff.


Be sure to join our Facebook group CTA Teaching, Learning and Life During COVID-19, a space to support each other and our students, and to share resources, ideas, feelings, stories, laughs and memes.

We are trying to answer questions that come through social media, email and other means. But please note that your best resource for assistance with local issues regarding district directives, leave questions, etc. is your local CTA chapter and CTA primary contact staff.