COVID-19 Resources: Institutional Preparedness

Resources on institutional continuity planning. This category includes both general resources as well as examples of institutional continuity plans.

*** - Three asterisks means that we have identified these items as especially helpful and have pinned them permanently to the top of the list. After those items, all resources will be listed chronologically with the newest items first.

Title with Hyperlink Author Date Published
***COVID-19 EDUCAUSE 3/2020
***WCET icon symbolizing a WCET created resource.WCET 1:1 Video Interview: Gerrit T. Bakker, Senior Director, Public Health Preparedness, Association of State and Territorial Health Officials. Gerrit and Megan Raymond (WCET) discuss general preparedness, current progression and warnings across the United States, and strategies for messaging students, staff, and faculty. WCET 3/3/20
***WCET icon symbolizing a WCET created resource.WCET 1:1 Video Interview: Pat James, a consultant and a Facilitator with @ONE Course (a service of the California Community Colleges Office of the Chancellor) who has vast experience dealing with continued instruction during natural disasters and emergencies. Pat and Megan Raymond talk about California's experience with disasters, moving courses online, financial implications, and compliance concerns. WCET 3/3/20
***OLC Continuity Planning and Emergency Preparedness Online Learning Consortium Continuously Updated
***WCET icon indicating an internally created resource.WCET 1:1 Interview with Don Bennett, Deputy Director, Washington Student Achievement Council WCET 3/23/20
WCET icon signifying an internally created resource.Fall and Beyond: Higher Education in the Age of COVID-19 and Other Disasters Van Davis, WCET Frontiers Blog 5/8/20
WCET icon signifying an internally created resource.Considering the Future Now! Jory Hadsell and Pat James, WCET Frontiers Blog 4/21/20
WCET icon signifying an internally created resource.What’s Next? #2: Wichita State and Broward College Move Forward on an Uncharted Journey Russ Adkins, WCET Frontiers Blog 4/10/20
WCET icon signifying an internally created resource.What’s Next? Surviving in Lifeboats. Getting to Summer Term and Beyond. Russ Poulin and Russ Adkins, WCET Frontiers Blog 4/8/20
WCET icon signifying an internally created resource.Leadership Observations/Lessons from the Current Crisis – Pause, Breathe, Think Russ Poulin, WCET Frontiers Blog 3/26/20
EDUCAUSE COVID-19 Quick Poll Results: 2020 Commencement Plans EDUCAUSE 3/30/20
How California's Largest Community College District Is Making the Switch to Teach Online in Response to COVID-19 "Do Your Best at This Moment" Mikhail Zinshteyn, The 74 3/27/20
Constructive Turbulence: Driving Vision through Virus and Volatility Bob Wise, Entangled Solutions 3/25/20
Preliminary Guidance for Hard to Convert Courses California Community Colleges 3/20/20
Emergency Planning for Instructional Interruptions California Community Colleges 3/6/20
When emergency strikes: Lessons from college closures (requires submitting your information to access) Chronicle of Higher Education 3/2020
Making the Shift to Online Learning: Emergency Preparedness and Instructional Continuity OLC Webinar 3/6/20
Go home? For some students it's not so easy Elizabeth Redden, Inside Higher Ed 3/12/20
COVID-19 Leadership Checklist Bob Wise, Entangled Solutions 3/16/20
COVID-19 Response Guided Questions and Checklist Lisa McIntyre-Hite, Entangled Solutions 3/13/20
Coronavirus: Practical Considerations for Your Campus (offered on demand and registration fee required) National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO) 2/27/20
COVID-19 Academic Continuity Plan University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee 3/10/20