COVID-19 LTUSD Community Resource Page

LTUSD Student-specific resources

District Information

LTUSD coronavirus updates

LTUSD wants to support you! Email eruiz@ltusd.org, or call 541-2850 ext. 0 on Tuesdays & Thursdays 8:00am-1:30pm (Se Habla Espanol)


Elementary Schools:

Bijou Community School main website and teacher contact information (by grade)

Lake Tahoe Environmental Science Magnet School main website, teacher contact information (by grade), LTESMS Parent request for assistance form

Sierra House Elementary School main website and teacher contact information (by grade)

Tahoe Valley Elementary School main website, TVES Parent request for assistance form


South Tahoe Middle School:

School Counselors:

Student with last names A-L, contact: Ms. Maira Villegas at mvillegas@ltusd.org

Student with last names A-L, contact: Mrs. Nicole Zunino at nzunino@ltusd.org

Individual teacher contact information (by subject)


South Tahoe High School and Mt. Tallac Continuation School

Daily counselor availability from 11:00-12:00 in Google Hangouts: http://sths.ltusd.org/cms/One.aspx?portalId=2752699&pageId=28583793

Individual teacher contact information (by subject)


LTUSD Food Distribution schedule (English & Spanish)

Also see the Food Programs section above for Boys & Girls Club nightly meals and more


Chromebook/Technology Help:

Available at the STMS Tuesdays 10:00am-12:00pm and Thursdays 12:00pm-2:00pm. PLEASE STAY IN YOUR CAR and an attendant will come to you. Contact Jennifer Sunzeri at 530-541-2850 ext. 1056 or send an email to jsunzeri@ltusd.org

Acceptable Use Policy

Cyberbullying information for kids

Cyberbullying information for teens

Digital Etiquette video for students ("netiquette" by Brainpop)

Mental health & well being

Crisis Lines and Resources:

If you are in need of immediate assistance (if you, or your child, is unsafe and in immediate crisis), call 911.

El Dorado County Emergency & Crisis Services (2-1-1)

El Dorado County Behavioral Health psychiatric emergency services crisis line: (530) 544-2219 (available 24/7)

Disaster Distress Helpline: call 1-800-985-5990 or text TalkWithUs to 66746 for help in English or Spanish

Live Violence Free 24-hour crisis line: (530) 544-4444

Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-8255 (available 24/7)

National Suicide Hotline: 1-800-SUICIDE

National Suicide Textline: Text the word HOPE to (916) 668-iCAN

National Suicide Crisis Chat: suicideprevention.wellspacehealth.org


Supports in our Community:

LTUSD Triage: available everyday by email at eruiz@ltusd.org, or from 8:00am-1:30pm Tuesdays and Thursdays by phone: 541-2850 ext. 0 (Se Habla Espanol)

County Behavioral Health, South Lake Tahoe office: (530) 573-7970

A Balanced Life Teletherapy

A Balanced Life SMART Recovery meetings facilitated by Marcella Araiza, LMFT, every Tuesday from 6:00 - 7:00 pm. Free to anyone in the community wanting support with any kind of addiction using science backed methodologies and strategies. Join via Zoom (click link above or use Meeting ID: 605-789-868).

Family Resource Center

Live Violence Free therapy, support, and advocacy programs

Tahoe Youth and Family Services: Mental Health and Substance Abuse services

A Balanced Life Helping the Helpers group. A weekly support group for those in a helping profession during the Coronavirus pandemic. Every Thursday starting 4/23, 1:00 - 2:00 pm with Lindsay Simon, LMFT. Access this weekly meeting by clicking here or use Meeting ID: 712-2974-0117 once you're signed into Zoom.

Alcoholics Anonymous online meetings

Telehealth Services for Children and Teens (Provided by Childmind.org)


Stress and Well-Being Resources for Children:

Child Mind Institute - Resource for Children's Mental Health

El Dorado County Community Hub 5 - Family Engagement, Resources, Assistance

WarmLine Family Resource Center for Families of Students with Disabilities

Caring for Kids: Your Child's Mental Health

How to Talk to your child about Social and Emotional Issues from Understood.org

Staying Motivated While “Sheltering-In Place”

Telehealth Services for Children and Teens (Provided by Childmind.org)


Stress and Well-Being Resources for Adults:

A Balanced Life Resources

Barton Health's May Mental Health 31-Day Challenge

Care for the Caregiver: Tips for Families and Educators from the National Association of School Psychologists

Managing Your Own Anger: A Guide for Parents

How to Get Therapy When You Can't Leave the House (NPR article with links to resources)

Digital Clinic for Greater Mental Health

Live Violence Free Community Resource List: Mental Health, Substance Abuse, Domestic Abuse, Human Trafficking

PARENTING SUPPORTS & Resources

Webinars:

Thursday 4/23 1:00-2:30p: NAMI Ask the Expert: Supporting the Emotional Needs of Children and Youth During the COVID-19 Pandemic (Free; target audience: parents/caregivers, educators)

Everyday: ChildMind.org daily live Facebook chats about Parenting in the time of Coronavirus

Free parenting series with resources for developing a home-learning schedule, emotional check-ins, and emotional regulation from Make Social & Emotional Learning Stick.

Supporting challenging behaviors at home through the Collaborative & Proactive Solutions - online parent "walking tour" with strategies and videos found HERE

Free Parenting Education talk: Cliques, Conflicts, and Connections online May 5th. Geared towards parents of daughters.


Community Family/Parenting Support Resources:

Choices for Children Family Resource Guide - Alpine County

Choices for Children Family Resource Guide - El Dorado County

Family Resource Center Parent Support and Education programs


Online Resources:

Stay-At-Home Printable Pack (Indoor Activities, "I'm Bored" activities to do alone or with a sibling, and more!) by BigLifeJournal.com

Talking to Children About COVID-19 (Coronavirus): A Parent Resource (available in English and Spanish)

Coronavirus: A Book for Children

Talking with Kids - a parent resource for talking about difficult topics, including Sickness & Death, Disasters, Sex & Relationships, Race, Divorce, Violence, and more.

5 Strategies for teaching children Social Emotional skills at home

Social Emotional Learning (SEL) Resources for Parents, Educators & School Communities Related to COVID-19

Managing Your Own Anger: A Guide for Parents

4 Tips for De-Escalating Behaviors

How to Talk to your child about Social and Emotional Issues from Understood.org

WarmLine Family Resource Center for Families of Students with Disabilities

Supporting children with ADHD during the Coronavirus Crisis

Childmind.org Concerns & Disorders Topics A-Z

A Balanced Life Resources

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