October 7, 2021
SDCCD Partners և Friends.
I hope you find this post safe and sound. As we approach the intermediate point
In the fall semester, there are reassuring signs in the San Diego area, across California
About the COVID-19 epidemic. Today’s post will address an improving society
The health condition of our communities, the terms of the phased reopening of the region
Planning a full reopening in the fall և spring.
Our goal remains the safe reopening of our colleges in the semester of 2022.
In July և August, the increase in COVID-19 cases in the San Diego area caused us
Stop our phased reopening process in the early fall. Fortunately,
We have been witnessing a steady decline in cases since mid-August. According to the data COVID-19 case rate provided by the California Department of Public Health
As of September 28, in our region it has decreased to 13.4 cases per 100,000 inhabitants. This:
is similar to the level of the events of July 15, as the infections were increasing. The culmination of the case
On August 18, there were 39.3 cases per 100,000 population
Fortunately, this did not happen in the aftermath of Labor Day.
If you’re interested in the COVID-19 data we’re looking for, then the HR department
posts our weekly updates Employee COVID resource page.
With rapidly improving public health, we can resume progress toward:
full և safe spring reopening.
On September 2, we stopped the deadline for on-site assignments
Many employees throughout the region because of the prevalence of COVID-19 in our communities.
We are currently announcing a review of on-site activities և work assignments
From November 1, 2021, most employees will be required to return to work
tasks three days a week. Teaching of the faculty will continue completely online
work remotely. Employees who were required to work throughout the epidemic
or increase their work schedule in their place more than three days a week, depending on nature
They will continue to work on the spot, they will not be affected as planned
The urgency of resuming personal services և work assignments during the fall semester
to ensure that we can re-engage students who have not been able to participate online
instructions և services throughout the epidemic ություններով unprotected remote operations.
November and December are critical times for registration and financial aid services
for students who intend to enroll in spring courses. The phased return will give everyone
It’s time to plan for a smooth transition to full reopening.
This announcement is expected to provide all managers and supervisors on the ground
The work schedules will start from November 1 on the affected employees no later than October 18
Give employees time to make the necessary arrangements. Managers և manager
It is expected that schedule agreements will be discussed, which will limit their number
people who are present in common work areas և maximize the physical distance between employees և
while working on site.
All employees must be prepared to return to full-time regular work assignments
beginning on January 1, 2022.
We continue to plan the complete reopening of the district: colleges in the spring of 2022.
Spring education planning will focus on meeting students’ needs and expectations
for individual և distance learning և student service options. As we stated earlier,
The district will not personally confirm the expected minimum և online percentage
training for the spring semester. Non-training services և work assignments
will return to pre-epidemic activities in many areas. The district continues to work
flexible through collective bargaining և participatory management processes
a workplace policy that will increase remote work options for multiple positions.
We will increase security if our colleges reopen in the spring
անվտանգության Ensuring the security of continuing education college campuses. In October
21 At the Board meeting, we will ask the Board of Trustees to approve the reorganization plan
Abolish the position of part-time college service officer և Establish four
full time jobs. Part-time jobs are currently vacant ին difficult
to fill due to limited working hours. Creating full-time jobs will allow
to attract more qualified applicants to the region բարձր to increase accessibility
Security staff will continue to serve college students and staff
Education: Campus Service Officer positions are part of the District Parking
Services service plan. Positions are funded կայ are not part of parking fees
General fund of the region.
As a sign of the extraordinary efforts that everyone has made to continue the service
our students և communities դժվար during a difficult և stressful year, I will ask
The board of trustees will allow the district closure on Wednesday, November 24.
This will provide a well-deserved extra rest during the Thanksgiving holiday season
for employees who have to work during Thanksgiving week. In addition,
College presidents and vice presidents can increase staff remotely working options;
If necessary, Monday և Tuesdays during Thanksgiving Week.
As we enter the turbulent last months of 2021, we have many reasons to be grateful,
excited ատես optimistic. We have been guided by ourselves throughout the COVID-19 epidemic
The compassionate leadership of the Board of Trustees. Our remarkable faculty is secret,
: Classified professionals have adapted to each challenge to meet their needs
our students and staff. Our supervisors and supervisors have guided us through delivery
Online և distance education programs and services և guide us in planning
safe և healthy reopening. Our police and security officers were on the scene
day to provide us with a secure education and work environment. We are grateful to ourselves
enduring և dedicated students, a diverse խումբ talented group of individuals who:
inspire և motivate us all.
We have endured COVID-19 collective injuries as a committed community
to provide equal educational opportunities for our diverse students. In:
In January, we will return from these long months of isolation with new passions
և enthusiasm. We will be flexible and determined to meet the needs of the moment
our determination to give every member of our community the opportunity to rejoin
us, to focus again և to achieve their educational goals.
At this moment we are called to gather, to practice compassion and respect,
և Support each other. We are members of a community based on acceptance,
inclusion, affiliation և cooperation. Separately, we bring our unique perspectives,
experiences, struggles և successes; together we form a connected community
A strong link between a common mission and a vision for a fairer, more just society.
With respects ,
Carlos O. Terner Cortes, Ph.D.ChancellorSan Diego Community College District:
This press release has been prepared San Diego Community College District. The views expressed herein are the property of the author.