Return to Learn
What would it look like if every child in Johnson County was able to thrive through this challenging school year?
Employers Supporting Families with Children at Home During the Pandemic and Beyond
Flexible and family-forward policies are essential to retaining and recruiting valuable employees but are often difficult to design and implement. Thankfully, Johnson County employers are coming up with creative ways to help their employees meet the unique challenges of the pandemic. Check out the “Employers Supporting Families with Children at Home” resource guide for a list of 15 Ideas to Support Employees with Childcare or Online Schools Needs.
Additional Childcare Resources
Komae is a cooperative childcare app, providing a flexible care management option for parents. On Komae, parents swap ‘Komae Points’ with other families as a way to manage and coordinate care for their children within a trusted network. I sit for you. You sit for me. We don’t pay for sitters anymore. Huzzah! Learn more.
K-12 Return to Learn Resources
Iowa EdTech Collaborative
From producing and providing educational content to advanced visualization technologies and educational assessment solutions, Iowa has EdTech solutions providers that can help transform your classroom (or home!) and the lives of educators and students. Learn more.
Join Wave Learning Festival for curricular tutoring services, guest speaker events, and “Tides” of month-long courses for an engaging and out-of-the-box learning experience! All of our offerings are free and online, in an effort to make opportunities accessible to all during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond. Learn more here.
Support Neighborhood NESTS
Neighborhood NESTS serve as a safe space with trusted adults, where children and young adults can gather for academic success and emotional wellbeing this school year. Learn more and support here.
It is a difficult time for us all. If you or your child are in need of wellbeing services, we recommend you check out the resources below: