The Pandemic, Children, and Schools: A Discussion with Dr. Amesh Adalja

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We are honored to have Dr. Amesh Adalja join us for an informative discussion of the effects of Covid-19 as it relates to children and schools. Mark your calendars and join us for this free webinar!


The Pandemic, Children, and Schools: A Discussion with Dr. Adalja
Wednesday, May 13, 2020

11 am PT / 12 pm MT / 1 pm CT /  2 pm ET

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Key Take-Aways:

* The risks of Covid-19 exposure, infection, and transmission among children

* What complications, if any, children may experience from contracting Covid-19. What that looks like within a family setting where family members live in close quarters with children.

* How other countries have handled school closures and the effectiveness of different approaches.

* Recommendations on opening schools and safety measures that should be put in place. What normal procedures should be adapted in light of Covid19?

portrait of Dr. Amesh Adalja, guest speaker for Guidepost Montessori's webinar on the Covid-19 pandemic and its affect of children and schools

Guest Speaker: Amesh Adalja, MD, FIDSA 

Dr. Adalja is a Senior Scholar at the Johns Hopkins University Center for Health Security. His work is focused on emerging infectious disease, pandemic preparedness and policy, and biosecurity. He is board-certified in internal medicine, emergency medicine, infectious diseases, and critical care medicine. Named one of STAT News's top "13 Physicians to Follow on Twitter."


Webinar Series:

Guidepost Guests is a free weekly webinar series where experts join us to have a 1-hour open discussion with 12,000+ members from our Family Framework platform and the broader community on a variety of topics.  We have developed the Family Framework as support to help families to prepare and organize their home environments, organize their time, and plan learning activities for their children. 


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For more free support and upcoming webinars, join our Family Framework. Other resources, support, and virtual community events are available there.


Guidepost Montessori is a a global network of schools serving 3,500+ families with early education programs, including Emergency Care for Essential Workers (ECEW) during the COVID-19 crisis. Looking for more free content? Download Guidepost Parent from the App Store for personalized Montessori inspiration and activities.

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