KAIST Scholarship 2021 Application Time Line
Tech Valley High School has gathered resources to educate parents/guardiansand staff members regarding the careful observation of symptoms of COVID-19and health screening measures that must be conducted each morning beforecoming to school. The resources include the requirement for any student orstaff member with a fever of 100°F or higher and/or symptoms of possibleCOVID-19 virus infection to not come to school. The Centers for DiseaseControl and Prevention (CDC) list of Coronavirus symptoms was used to developthese resources.Tech Valley will implement the following practices to conduct mandated healthscreening: * Staff, students, or a parent on behalf of their child, must complete a health screening that permits the staff member or student to attend school that day. * The health screening must be completed every day that a staff member or child will attend school. * The screening must occur in the morning and prior to the staff member or student’s arrival on school property. * All staff members and essential visitors must enter the building through the main entrance and show their daily clearance upon entry. * Student entry locations are building specific and will be posted.The health screening will be performed using Tech Valley’s health screeningtool. The tool is accessed at on the internet and will be shared in the nearfuture here and on our website. If a staff person or student does not haveaccess to the internet, access to a device that connects to the internet, athermometer or has any other circumstance that precludes them from conductingthe health screening at home prior to their arrival on school property, pleasecontact the Tech Valley High School Administration. Alternative arrangementswill be made to support the daily required health screening of the staffmember or student that will permit attendance at school that day.The daily health screening check will require the staff member, student, orparent on behalf of the student, to attest that: * The staff member/student has not experienced any symptoms of COVID-19 in the past 14 days, including: * a temperature of greater than 100.0°F * cough * shortness of breath or difficulty breathing * fever * chills * repeated shaking with chills * muscle pain * headache * sore throat * new loss of taste or smell * gastrointestinal tract symptoms * The staff member/student has not tested positive through a diagnostic test for COVID-19 in the past 14 days * The staff member/student has not knowingly been in close or proximate contact in the past 14 days with anyone who has tested positive through a diagnostic test for COVID-19 or who has or had symptoms of COVID-19 * The staff member/student has not traveled internationally or from a state with widespread community transmission of COVID-19 per the New York State Travel Advisory in the past 14 days.Students may not attend school if they have had a temperature of greater than100.0°F at any time in the past 14 days, even if a fever-reducing medicationwas administered and the student no longer has a fever.  Please see the“Return to School After Illness” section of the reopening plan regarding therequirements that permit a student or staff member to return to school.Per the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH), schools are prohibitedfrom keeping records of student, faculty, staff, and visitor health data, butare permitted to maintain records that confirm individuals were screened andthe result of such screening (e.g. cleared/not cleared for entry).Daily health screening attestations will be reviewed by the Tech Valley HighSchool Nurse.If a student arrives at school and the Tech Valley High School Nurse doesn’thave a record of the attestation: * Students will be taken to a screening area so on-site screening can be coordinated in a manner that prevents individuals from intermingling in close or proximate contact with each other prior to completion of the screening . * If more than one student is waiting to be screened, they must practice social distancing and wear a face covering. * A Tech Valley High School staff member will take the students’ temperature. * A Tech Valley High School staff member will call the parent/guardian to complete the remainder of the screening.If any student has a temperature of 100°F or greater or who otherwise hassigns of illness, and/or a positive response to the questionnaire will be sentdirectly to a dedicated isolation area prior to being picked up or otherwisesent home with instructions to contact their health care provider forassessment and testing. Interim Guidance for In-Person Instruction at Pre-K to Grade 12 SchoolsDuring the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency, NYS Department of Health, p.19  Interim Guidance for In-Person Instruction at Pre-K to Grade 12 SchoolsDuring the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency, NYS Department of Health, p.19  Interim Guidance for In-Person Instruction at Pre-K to Grade 12 SchoolsDuring the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency, NYS Department of Health, p.19;State Education Department Issues Guidance to Reopen New York State Schoolsp.21Students must notify their teacher or principal if they develop symptoms or iftheir answers to the health screening change during or outside school hours.Staff members must notify their principal and email contact the HR Departmentif they develop symptoms or if their answers to the health screening changeduring or outside school hours. Guests must follow the notificationinstructions they received upon entry to the building if their answers to thehealth screening change during or outside their visitation hours.Tech Valley High School reserves the right to check the temperature of staff,students or visitors at any point during the school day if an individual isdemonstrating COVID-19 symptoms
If Students or Staff become Ill with Symptoms of COVID-19 at School
Tech Valley High School requires students or staff with a temperature, signsof illness, and/or a positive response to the questionnaire to be sentdirectly to a dedicated isolation area where students and staff aresupervised, prior to being picked up or otherwise sent home. Students will besupervised in the isolation area while awaiting transport home and will beseparated by at least 6 feet. Students will be escorted from the isolationarea to their parent/guardian. Students or staff will be referred to ahealthcare provider and provided resources on COVID-19 testing.
Return to School after Illness
If a staff member or student is exposed to COVID-19, Tech Valley High Schooland local health officials requires that they complete quarantine and have notdeveloped symptoms before returning to in-person learning/work. Steps thatneed to be met include: * Tracking the status of students diagnosed or not diagnosed by a healthcare provider (physician, nurse practitioner, or physician assistant) with COVID-19 after experiencing symptoms, receiving a test etc., and those who have indicated close or proximate contact and are or are not symptomatic is the responsibility of the school nurse at the building level in collaboration with the school administration. * Tracking the status of staff diagnosed or not diagnosed by a healthcare provider (physician, nurse practitioner, or physician assistant) with COVID-19 after experiencing symptoms, receiving a test etc., and those who have indicated close or proximate contact and are or are not symptomatic is the responsibility of Questar III’s Human Relations department. * Once the school nurse or Human Relations department has been informed about a potential or verified case of COVID-19 via in person self-reporting, positive attestations, county notification etc., they should immediately contact Lynne R. Wells or Sarah Fiess, COVID-19 Coordinators. Based on diagnosis, symptoms of exposure to COVID-19 the following protocolsapply:If a person is not diagnosed by a healthcare provider (physician, nursepractitioner, or physician assistant) with COVID-19 they can return to school: * Once there is no fever, without the use of fever reducing medicines, and they have felt well for 24 hours, and; * If they have been diagnosed with another condition and has a healthcare provider written note stating they are clear to return to school.If a person is diagnosed with COVID-19 by a healthcare provider based on atest or their symptoms or does not get a COVID-19 test but has had symptoms,they should not be at school and should stay at home until: * It has been at least ten days since the individual first had symptoms; * It has been at least three days since the individual has had a fever (without using fever reducing medicine); and * It has been at least three days since the individual’s symptoms improved, including cough and shortness of breath.If a person is diagnosed with COVID-19 by a healthcare provider based on atest or their symptoms or does not get a COVID-19 test but has had symptoms,they should not be at school and should stay at home and may not return towork/school until: * They have completed at least 10 days of isolation at home from the onset of symptoms or 10 days of isolation after the first positive test if they remain asymptomatic (this applies whether the employee is symptomatic or asymptomatic) ; * It has been at least three days since the individual has had a fever (without using fever reducing medicine), and; * It has been at least three days since the individual’s symptoms improved, including cough and shortness of breath.If a person has had close or proximate contact with a person with COVID-19 fora prolonged period of time and is experiencing COVID-19 related symptoms:Please note: The New York State Department of Health considers a close contactto be someone who was within 6 feet of an infected person for at least 10minutes starting from 48 hours before illness onset until the time the personwas isolated. * The person may return to school upon completing at least 10 days of isolation from the onset of symptoms. * The Albany, Columbia, Greene, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schenectady,and Schoharie County Health Department should be contacted if the extent of contact between an individual and a person suspected or confirmed to have COVID-19 is unclear.If a person has had close or proximate contact with a person with COVID-19 fora prolonged period of time and is not experiencing COVID-19 related symptoms: * The person may return to school upon completing 14 days of self-quarantine.Please note: All of the above protocols will be implemented in coordinationwith the Albany, Columbia, Greene, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schenectady,andSchoharie County Health Department. The discharge of an individual fromquarantine and return to school will be conducted in coordination with thelocal health department. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) providesspecific guidance for individuals who are on home isolation regarding when theisolation may end. State Education Department Issues Guidance to Reopen New York StateSchools (July 16, 2020)
Health Department Contacts:
Tech Valley High School is located in Albany County but serves many othercounties. The Department Of Health contact information for the countiescurrently participating in the Tech Valley High School program are: * NYSDOH Covid – 19 Hotline; (888) 364-3065 * Albany County Department of Health; Phone (518) 447-4580 * Rensselaer County Health Department; (518) 270-2655 * Schoharie County Health Dept.; (518) 295-8365 * Columbia County Department of Health; (518) 828-3358 * Greene County Department of Health; (518) 719-3600 * Saratoga Department of Health; (518) 885-2276 * Schenectady County Department of Health: (518) 836-2400
Tech Valley High School will emphasize healthy hygiene practices for studentsand staff by providing initial and refresher education in hand and respiratoryhygiene, and providing adequate supplies and time for frequent hand hygiene.Signs will be posted throughout the school (e.g., entrances, restrooms,cafeteria, classrooms, administrative offices, auditorium, custodial staffareas), and regular messaging will be shared with the school community.Signage will be used to remind individuals to: 1. Stay home if they feel sick. 2. Cover their nose and mouth with an acceptable face covering when unable to maintain social distance from others or in accordance with any stricter policy implemented by the school. 3. Properly store and, when necessary, discard soiled PPE. 4. Adhere to social distancing instructions. 5. Report symptoms of, or exposure to, COVID-19. 6. Follow hand hygiene and cleaning and disinfection guidelines. 7. Follow respiratory hygiene and cough etiquette.
Visitors on campus
No outside visitors or volunteers will be allowed on school campuses, for thesafety and well-being of students. Parents/guardians will report to the frontreception area and are required to wear face coverings and not go beyondunless it is for the safety or well-being of their child. Essential visitorsto facilities be required to wear face coverings and will be restricted intheir access to our school buildings. Visitors must follow all safetyprotocols as listed above.
School safety drills
Tech Valley High School will conduct fire (evacuation) drills and lockdowndrills as required by education law and regulation and the fire code without,exceptions. Schools must continue to conduct mandatory fire and lockdowndrills according to the existing statutory schedule. Drills will be conductedin a manner that maintains social distancing at exits and gathering pointsoutside the building, while still preparing students to respond inemergencies.Fire drills will be conducted as part of orientation for students in the firstweeks of hybrid instruction. Each classroom will be assigned a primarybuilding egress door and move to a designated area of the campus where theycan wait safely, masked, with 6ft social distancing for the duration of thedrill. Classrooms will be dismissed back into the building one at a time,maintaining social distancing in hallways, stairwells, and the classroom. Boththe A and B cohorts of students will have a fire drill as part of theirorientation.Lockdown drill protocols will be reviewed during the student orientationperiod, where to hide or shelter within their classroom “pod.” Subsequentdrills may model sheltering or hiding with masked precautions. Students willbe instructed that if it was an actual emergency that required evacuation orlockdown, the most imminent concern is to get to safety; maintaining socialdistancing in an actual emergency that requires evacuation or lockdown may notbe possible and should not be the first priority.Tech Valley High School will continue to work with the Emergency Response Teamon the SUNY Poly campus in order to coordinate the timing of each evacuationdrill.KAIST University Scholarship 2021 – Application DetailsSouth Korea: All international students can apply for the fully funded KAISTScholarship 2021 for their graduate and undergraduate/PhD programs. KoreanAdvanced Institute of Science and Technology aka KAIST University is offeringa life-changing opportunity to students all across the world by offeringscholarship opportunities to bright and talented minds.Fully Funded KAIST Scholarship 2021 will not only assist the students to makeprogress in research, entrepreneurship, globalization, and education but willalso offer the opportunity to meet the students from more than 92 countries.The KAIST Scholarship 2021 will also give privilege to embrace the traditionof South Korea at the same time all international scholars will blend and worktogether with their unique approaches and contribute to their researches.To apply and explore the opportunity visit the official website and be part ofthe KAIST Scholarship 2021.
KAIST Scholarship 2021 – Application Time Line
Online Application : December 8, 2020 – December 31, 2020Document Submission: January 6, 2021 – A hardcopy of the online application and supporting materials by post to KAIST * Recommendation letters should be uploaded on our system by the same due date.Arrival Check of Submitted Documents : December 14th(Mon.), 2020 – January8th(Fri.), 2021– On our onlineapplication system [Doc.Submission]pageApplication and Scholarship Review – January 18th(Mon.) – February 26th(Fri.),2021– Department offices will contact applicants individually if an interview is necessary.* Please check your email at regular intervalsNotification of Final Decisions – March 5th(Fri.), 2021, 5:00 P.M.Beginning of the Fall Semester – August 30th(Tue.), 2021
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