Employees telecommuting and distant studying will proceed the remainder of this semester within the Clark County College District, per a message Monday night from Superintendent Jesus Jara.
The announcement follows a Clark County College Board assembly Thursday that resulted in no motion on the district’s 205-page transition plan to in-person studying. The board opted to desk a vote given surging coronavirus instances and Gov. Steve Sisolak’s plea for Nevada residents to remain dwelling as a lot as attainable proper now.
Jara beforehand had indicated the transition plan may come earlier than the trustees as quickly as their Dec. 10 assembly, however that timeline seems pushed again once more. The superintendent’s message on Monday famous that workers would carry the transition plan to trustees “in early January 2021 for his or her consideration.”
The brand new timeline means the reopening determination will fall to a largely revamped faculty board. Three newly elected trustees — Lisa Guzman, Katie Williams and Evelyn Garcia Morales — will probably be sworn into their new roles on the Jan. four faculty board assembly. They are going to be changing, respectively, Deanna Wright, Chris Garvey and Linda Younger, who’re termed out on the finish of this yr.
Board President Lola Brooks gained reelection within the normal election, so she will probably be returning for a second time period.
Throughout a media name on Friday, Jara stated negotiations concerning the transition plan continued with the Clark County Schooling Affiliation, which is the bargaining unit for academics. He additionally stated the plan would stay a hybrid mannequin due to well being and security tips, however workers could be making tweaks primarily based on faculty board and neighborhood suggestions.