Risk Management Resources

Related to Charter School Operations

In an effort to provide the charter school community with up-to-date information as it pertains to the COVID-19 pandemic, the CharterSAFE team is actively developing and gathering guidance and resources and posting to this page. The information and links provided are for informational purposes only. CharterSAFE shall not be held liable for the information or its contents. For more resources and weekly updates, remember to follow us on LinkedIn.

SB 1159 Reporting

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How to Prevent COVID-19 Related Employee Lawsuits

Presented June 17, 2020 and June 19, 2020

Segment 1 - Staff Reduction/Layoff/Reduction in Force

HR Material

Optional to Employee

Required to Employee

Segment 2 - Return to Work Considerations

Segment 4 - New & Existing Employees Considerations

Re-Opening Schools Safely

Presented June 10, 2020

Executive Order N-62-20 Workers Compensation and COVID-19

Presented June 3, 2020

Avoiding Claims - COVID-19 Risk Management Issues

Presented March 31, 2020

Distance Learning - Students

Special Education

US Department of Education letter regarding Children with Disabilities

  • California Charter Schools Association: Distance Learning - Framework for the Delivery of Special Education Services
  • Charter Schools Development Center: Tips from the Front Lines on How to Transition Special Education to Distance and Online Settings

  • Human Resources


    Remote Work - Staff

    Workplace Poster & Notice to Employees

    Workers' Compensation Claims



    The Healthy Schools Act requires anyone using any pesticide at school or child care center to complete annual training. Sanitizers and disinfectants are antimicrobial pesticides because they kill germs. This includes teachers, aides, custodians, and food service workers. Anyone using these products must complete annual training, which is available on SafeSchools, and is titled “Integrated Pest Management”.

    California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Resources

    Healthy Meals

    Where school meals are available

    School Closures and Funding

    Federal Resources

    Additional Resources from California Charter School Support Organizations

    CharterSAFE believes these resources will be helpful to you. Please note that links to these sites should not be misconstrued as endorsements.

    CharterSAFE Newsletters with COVID-19 Updates

    • April 14, 2020: Protecting School Property During Campus Closure
    • April 07, 2020: Practices to Keep Your Employees and Technology Safe & Avoiding Claims - Guidance for the Effective Delivery of Special Education Services
    • March 17, 2020: COVID-19 Resources Page Announcement
    • February 28, 2020: Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Situation Summary
    • February 6, 2020: Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Situation Summary

    Two New Programs for CharterSAFE Members

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