These resources will support your practice as you navigate distance counseling and learning. 

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The following landing pages include COVID-19-related resources and updates from education agencies, associations, and service providers.

Education Agencies and Departments

Texas Education Agency
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Support and Guidance

Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
Coronavirus Update for Higher Education

Texas Association of School Administrators
Resources & Information Related to COVID-19

Texas Association of School Boards
COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions

US Department of Education
COVID-19 ("Coronavirus") Information and Resources for Schools and School Personnel

College and Career Counseling Associations and Service Providers

Texas Counseling Association
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources

American School Counseling Association
ASCA Update: COVID-19

National College Attainment Network
A Round-Up of COVID-19 Resources

College Board
SAT Coronavirus Updates 
AP Updates for Schools Impacted by Coronavirus 

ACT
April 2020 National Exam COVID-19 

Common App
Options for helping applicants impacted by the Coronavirus 

Supporting Students’ Basic Needs

Texas Meal Finder (TEA)

Texas Department of Family and Protective Services
Coronavirus Resources

These Texas organizations are helping people during the pandemic – and here's how you can, too (Texas Tribune)

Social and Emotional Learning (SEL)

SEL Resources During COVID-19 (CASEL)

Adult SEL Toolkit (Panorama Education)

Talking to Students about Coronavirus

Talking to Teens and Tweens about Coronavirus (New York Times)

Talking to Kids about the Coronavirus (Child Mind Institute)

Remote School Counseling

Webinar: School Counseling from A Distance Webinar (Southern Regional Education Board)

Pivoting to Virtual Advising? Consider the Evidence and These Approaches (NCAN)

Online Lesson Plans and Activities

Keep CTE Moving (CTE Coalition)

Khan Academy Student Schedules

Coronavirus Student Guide: Explanations and News Updates (PBS NewsHour Extra)

Coronavirus School Closing Solutions and Alternatives (K12)

Scholastic Learn at Home

At-Home Learning Initiative (PBS and TEA)

Digital Resource Roundups

37 Free Online Resources for Schools Shifting Online during Coronavirus (National School Choice Week)

Database of Online Learning Resources (Digital Promise)

56 Free K-12 Resources during Coronavirus Pandemic (District Administration)

Resources for K-12 Educators Teaching Remotely (Online Learning Consortium)

Supporting Students with Disabilities

Center on Online Learning and Students with Disabilities

Educating All Learners Alliance
This alliance aims to help educators and parents of students with disabilities during the coronavirus pandemic.

Accessible Remote Teaching, a guide developed by Adam Nemeroff, a learning designer at Dartmouth College in New Hampshire

Accessible Teaching in the Time of COVID-19, a guide developed by Aimi Hamraie, an assistant professor of medicine, health, and society and American studies at Vanderbilt University in Tennessee

Supporting Special Populations

English Learners Resource Hub (New America)

COVID-19 Resources for Traditionally Underserved Youth in the U.S. (American Youth Policy Forum)

COVID-19 and Homelessness (Schoolhouse Connection)

Summer Melt

The Danger of Summer Melt (Texas OnCourse Blog)

Rolling Smoothly into the Next Chapter after Graduation (The Texas OnCourse Blog)

Five Actions Educators Can Take Right Now to Support High School Seniors’ Transition (Clicking link creates copy you can save to your Google Drive)

College Planning

Virtual Admissions Events and Deposit Dates (Crowd-sourced Google Sheet)

College Admissions Dashboard (NACAC)

Extended Deadlines (Accept Group)

Finances

Coronavirus and Forbearance Info for Students, Borrowers, and Parents (Federal Student Aid)

Swift Student: This free resource will help your students write a financial aid appeal letter.

NCAA/ NAIA

Division I Council extends eligibility for student-athletes impacted by COVID-19 (NCAA)

Online Communities

The Texas OnCourse College and Career Planning Source (Texas OnCourse Facebook Group)

The Great State of Texas School Counselors Facebook Group

Educator Temporary School Closure for Online Learning

#VirtualSchool on Twitter