Collaborate with the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District to improve the quality of ALL schools in Santa Monica, emphasizing the improvement of virtual learning programs for every pupil, so that all students are able to engage in lessons and succeed in grade-level academics.
Invest in our children through innovative and equitable virtual education programming to alleviate digital disparities as we navigate this pandemic, starting with exploring affordable virtual tutoring for those who may be facing economic hardship
Emphatically foster engaging and effective afterschool programs like PAL and CREST both during and after COVID-19 so our city’s students are able to avail themselves of these vital programs to their full potential
Develop new ways to assist students and families who depend on supplemental programs like free and reduced lunch so that all will have the necessary resources to learn and flourish
Explore new modes of student learning encompassing all forms of technology (examples), and help prepare students for life after school
Assist parents and caregivers in the transition to COVID-induced online learning; provide the necessary technology, training and resources and guide families in applying these tools to ensure each child’s success regardless of socioeconomic circumstances
Create and implement robust programs that promulgate active and healthy lifestyles for students and families amid the pandemic