Fayette County Public Schools new Superintendent starts – Spectrum News 1

LEXINGTON, Ky.- The brand-new Fayette Region Public Schools Superintendent started his very first day today in the district.

What You Need To Know

  • Dr. Demetrus Liggins started his duty as Faytette Area Public Schools Superintendent
  • Dr. Liggins plans to concentrate on COVID-19 as well as working on in-person alternatives
  • On Tuesday, Dr. Liggins will certainly meet with the COVID-19 task pressure to go over strategies progressing for the 2021-22 school year
  • Dr. Liggins says he will make an announcement closer to the initial day of college regarding safety and security procedures for in-person discovering

Dr. Demetrus Liggins started his new role as superintendent for the Fayette Region Public Institution District. With the very first day of school less than a month away, the most important item on his agenda is COVID-19.

“We have actually reviewed masks, we have actually reviewed the variety of students that are vaccinated, we have actually talked about the quantity of team that are vaccinated, we have actually discussed what’s occurring within our community in general as well as with our country and also the state. And so a lot of discussions have actually been had. A decision has actually not yet been made yet we’ve considered several points,” Liggins stated.

Liggins claims his main priority will certainly be to keep the students as well as team in-person, with chances for trainees to learn essentially, understanding that some families might not really feel similarly.

“Every household needs to choose that remains in the best passion of themselves, their family members, as well as the health and also concerns within that family. Therefore we have used a variety of choices for our family members to pick from. As far as there’s a virtual knowing option for parents along with clearly a lot of other university alternatives and also program choices that they may make use of,” Liggins claimed.

Liggins is waiting to make an announcement more detailed to the start of the academic year, concerning injections, mask-wearing, as well as safety demands for in-person learning.

“The advancing circumstance with COVID-19 and the delta version, moving so quickly. We want to see to it that once we make a decision that we can stay with it which our households totally comprehend why,” Liggins stated.

Liggins claims COVID-19 will certainly be his initial focus factor and choice made in his new role, as well as along with COVID-19 he intends to find different areas throughout the district to additionally improve this year.

“I intend to ensure that we’re doing everything to ensure that our pupils have the ability to discover in an atmosphere that is safe and also for finding out,” Liggins stated.

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