Supporting Safe In-Person Learning
Keeping all educators, staff, and students in school buildings safe and healthy is a top priority for the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction. The DPI continues to follow and recommend the use of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Guidance for Schools and the Wisconsin Department of Health Services COVID-19 Schools and Childcare Guidance. This page provides critical information on policy, practice, and messaging for school districts to use while navigating the many factors necessary to carry out safe in-person learning.
The DPI has developed specific infection control and mitigation guidance for schools.
Click on tabs below for current policy information.
The following federal COVID-19 legislation includes funding to help schools and libraries respond to the pandemic and its effects on students and communities:
Click on the tab below for current information on COVID-19 infection control and mitigation measures.
The COVID-19 Information for School Health Services web page provides COVID-19 information relevant to school nurses, school healthcare professionals, school administrators, and school staff as they navigate and practice infection control and mitigation measures during the current school year.
- The COVID-19 Infection Control and Mitigation Measures for Wisconsin Schools 2021-2022 document is currently under development to align to CDC's updated 2/25/22 guidance. Will be updated and reposted for schools to access as soon as it's available.
For information and online training related to Comprehensive School Mental Health, Social & Emotional Learning (SEL), Trauma Sensitive Schools (TSS), and wellness, please
visit the SSPW Mental Health E-Learning webpage
Click on the tab below for information on communications for staff and families.