Sinclair's PPE team has worked to create detailed plans that address details around safe, secure, productive, and successful experiences for faculty, staff, and students. These plans also address enhanced cleaning of all facilities, signage to encourage the use of PPE and direct traffic flow, and the placement of hand sanitizing stations.
Sinclair's space configuration team has worked to create detailed plans that address new capacity requirements to maintain social distancing in classrooms, multipurpose spaces, and office areas.
Sinclair's course modality team has worked to ensure course quality, efficiency of delivery, and improve delivery modes and access where necessary. This team is also working with faculty to ensure they are informed of guidelines, restrictions, and new requirements for remote teaching and learning.
Sinclair's communication team has worked to assess student and employee concerns and evaluate the quality of their online and remote work experiences through survey research to develop messaging points that address concerns, solve problems, identify technology and access issues, and identify likely enrollment trends based on present experiences.
Sinclair's lab configuration and access team has worked to determine maximum lab capacity with distancing requirements as well as PPE protocols for lab and hands-on technical classes that cannot be taught online.
Sinclair's student services team is actively engaging students through phone call campaigns and webinars to ensure a smooth transition to remote learning, identify student technology needs, support mental health and wellness, and provide summer and fall enrollment assistance.
Sinclair's legal issues team has worked to ensure that all guiding principles as well as new policies and practices are in compliance with federal and local government and ODHE requirements and recommendations.
Sinclair's health protocol team has worked to determine what appropriate protocols need to be in place for employees and students to return to campus including temperature taking, hand washing, the proper use of PPE and face coverings, testing, contact tracing, and how those with symptoms will be quarantined on campus.
Sinclair's workplace policies team has worked to create policies and guides to determine which staff positions can continue working remotely during the pandemic crisis and ensure staff are appropriately trained and have the necessary tools to carry out essential tasks while working remotely, as well as what steps employees must follow if they are unable to return to work due to health or child/eldercare concerns.