Depending on your classroom size, it’s likely that there is at least one student present with an illness on any given day. That’s a lot of germs!
As an educator, it’s your responsibility to help maintain as safe and healthy an environment at school as possible. With the right tools and knowledge, you can drastically decrease the chances of illness in your classroom.
In this 30-minute course, Disease Prevention in the Classroom, you’ll explore diseases commonly found in the classroom and what steps you can take to prevent illness.
You’ll learn about:
- Common diseases
- Risk factors of communicable diseases
- Transference and contagion
- Creating a disease prevention plan
- Cleaning and disinfecting
- Daily prevention steps
- Additional measures for COVID-19 prevention
Ayo Jones is an experienced special education teacher, successful instructional coach, and charismatic professional speaker. Driven by her love for all things special education, Ayo provides educators teaching students with significant disabilities exactly what they need to survive and thrive. In her over 15 years in education, she has coached hundreds of teachers, trained thousands of educational professionals, and developed curriculum for tens of thousands of students with disabilities. She is a regular consultant to multiple school districts and educational support centers throughout Texas and beyond as well as in West Africa, where she does outreach to underserved students.
Ayo is the founder of Noodle Nook, an online resource for teachers in special education, providing tools for classroom success. She hosts a teacher podcast, is a published author, and delivers curriculum to teachers worldwide, including Canada, the United Kingdom and Australia. Best known for her engaging public speaking, Ayo’s captivating presence and witty delivery have made her a sought-after professional trainer.