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COVID-19 Coronavirus Resources

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo

New York State Education Department 

New York State Department of Health 

New York State Office of Children and Family Services


New York State Empire Development


United States Centers for Disease Control 


Strategic Partner Resources to Benefit Superintendents, Teachers & School Districts

  1. Signature Partner Core BTS is offering a free March 26 webinar at 1 p.m. titled Modern Collaboration for Remote Workers. Register for using this link.

  2. Signature Partner Education Elements has created a webpage of resources -- Educating through COVID-19  that includes webinars on leadership, virtual learning, and teacher retention; facilitated drop-in chats; and 1:1 office hours for K-12 leaders. 

  3. Signature Partner SuperEval compiled a list of free resources for superintendents to pass along to their teachers. The list includes educational grade-level appropriate games, PD, remote learning tools, assessment resources, e-books, videos and more. SuperEval hopes this list is helpful to your district.

  4. Signature Partner Thoughtexchange has made their platform Thoughtexchange free for educational leaders to use for conversations around COVID-19. All the details (and sign up for those who want it) are here: https://www.thoughtexchange.com/keep-people-connected/.

  5. Diamond Partner The ECG Group is offering to volunteer their time locally or sponsor care packages. Contact CEO Kendra McQuilton at kendra@ecgengineers.com with your requests.

  6. Gold Partner The College Board is providing AP Central that highlights AP Updates for schools impacted by Coronavirus.

  7. Gold Partner Discovery Education is offering free access to the Discovery Education Experience to those schools and school systems currently experiencing closures. Complete this Experience Access Request Form to request access.

  8. Gold Partner EAB has created a compilation of access to major public health organizations, education associations, crisis plans and communication templates, and also lists what others are doing in real-time to respond to the crisis. Link here for details.

  9. Gold Partner PowerMyLearning is offering Family Playlists® free of charge to all schools and districts impacted by COVID-19 from now through the end of the school year.

  10. Silver Partner Better Lesson's instructional coaches have compiled a collection of tips, resources, and recommendations  to support educators in planning and implementing remote learning. They are also offering a free Interactive Virtual Learning session

  11. Silver Partner eSpark Learning is offering free accounts (no credit cards or commitments!) to support ongoing student learning at home. eSpark differentiates K-5 reading and math with activities kids love, and is a great way for students to be challenged at a level that's right for them! For administrators looking to start a free school trial link here! Parents can sign up free here.

  12. Silver Partner Intralogic Solutions is helping districts to protect buildings and deter crime by providing two weeks of 24/7 no-cost Event Driven Remote Camera Monitoring to all current clients. These services provide important piece of mind and, should an incident occur the District contact(s) will be notified immediately. Read more about this service here!

  13. Silver Partner iTutor is offering their virtual academy to school districts at a very low cost until June 2020. In this model, districts can use the iTutor platform (whiteboard) to bring information their administration, teachers, and students. 

  14. To assist in distance learning measures, Silver Partner Legends of Learning is offering free access to all of our premium features through the end of the school year

  15. Silver Partner Mind Research Institute is offering free access to ST Math until the end of the  school year. The free access will last until July and can be used at home or in school. 

  16. Silver Partner Rethink Ed is committed to supporting social-emotional wellness during school closures by providing districts with preventative health measures tool kit that includes webinars, whitepapers, tips and strategies for supporting your entire community during this time of uncertainty. They will offer free access to their online Social Emotional Learning Suite through the remainder of the school year. In addition, they developed a Distance Learning Series for parents, communities, care givers, teachers and administrators that will consist of live trainings and webinars covering Social Emotional Learning, Mental Health and Special Education beginning on Monday, March 30th.

  17. Silver Partner Right At School  has developed a new parent website called Right At School @ Home to support students and parents during this strange new time. It has fun and easy educational activities, as well as stories from families across the country. Activities and posts are added each week, and interested parents can sign up for the Friday newsletter.

  18. Silver Partner Right Reason Technologies is offering free use of their eLearning / Distance Learning and Planning solutions. They can help answer the questions around HS Seniors, Credit Recovery, Credit Advancement, Summer School and more. Contact them at 631-909-2273 or DWatson@RightReasonTech.com

  19. Silver Partner Winsor Learning Partnerships are providing a new series of online professional development workshops for educators at no cost. Sessions will be delivered by Winsor’s Orton-Gillingham certified reading specialists. Your team members can sign up for any of the professional development workshops here.  New sessions added weekly. All sessions are first come, first served. In addition, Winsor is providing three weeks of lesson plans that parents can use to teach and reinforce progress in reading for their children, grades K-5 at no cost.

  20. Dr. Covey always shared that the 7 Habits work best when faced with a challenge. With this in mind, everyone's leadership is more important now than ever. Because most schools are turning to virtual instruction during this time, Franklin Covery Education has created several resources available on Leader in Me Online for schools ot access, free of charge.