Fairfield, CA - The Fairfield-Suisun Unified School District has been named a CaliforniaPivotal Practice Award recipient for its work to support students’ social-emotional healthduring the 2020-2021 school year.
The California Department of Education recognized schools and districts forimplementing a pivotal practice during the 2020–21 school year when Californiarequired schools to offer distance learning due to the Coronavirus Disease pandemic.Fairfield-Suisun was the sole District awardee from Solano County. The District wasrecognized for implementing high quality extracurricular activities during the pandemiclearning year, aiming to give students an opportunity to interact.
Fairfield-Suisun Unified School District Assistant Superintendent, Dr. Sheila McCaberemarked on the work of staff members and on the importance of the work during a verychallenging period for schools and students. She said, “I could not be more proud of theFSUSD staff members who went above and beyond to develop and implement thehighly engaging extra-curricular activities while the District was in distance learning.The classes provided students with much needed social interaction. Through thispivotal practice, FSUSD was able to creatively serve the needs of the community whenalmost all other activities had come to a standstill.”
Fairfield-Suisun Unified School District is home to 30 school sites, serving over 21,000in the Fairfield and Suisun communities.