The Cape Girardeau School District to be offering Technical Training for Those Learning Remotely

The Cape Girardeau School District will be offering in-person tech support training starting Monday to families of current students who are currently being taught remotely by the district. District officials say remote learning is new for everyone and one third of the families within the district are currently enrolled in the Tigers@Home program. Officials also say it is important they provide the option for families so they can make the choice that is best for them. District officials haven’t revealed their enrollment figures for the current school year, but last year there were there were around 4,100 students attending school in the district. The eleven in-person sessions are scheduled for adults who are assisting children with their school work who may struggle with the technology. Everyone who takes part in these classes must wear a face covering. They will also have their temperatures taken and they will be screened via a short questionnaire. Students and their families are invited to the training and they should bring the technology device they utilize for remote learning. Everyone who takes part in the sessions must register and no one will be allowed to walk in, officials say. They also the school district will confirm a family’s appointment for a tech training day/time through email or phone call. In addition, all families who take part will have the opportunity to take home a bag of groceries after the training, officials say.

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