: Due to the increase in COVID school has been supended until 1-11-2021. Some classes will be online. Make sure you have the Remind up and connected to your group. If you do not have this information please call.
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Coronavirus Updates for PPATKS

ALL PPATKS STUDENTS

11/12/2020

Students and Members,

Due to the rise in COVID cases it has been decided to suspend school until 1-11-2021. We will start up with Session 4 Group 1. There will be some online classes that will be assigned. Students please make sure you are connected with the Remind app. If you need help with this call the office or you can email Brittany at bkapla@ua441.org. This is the fastest way for us to get ahold of you when changes occur. Journeyman, we have also decided to cancel all CEU classes in the Wichita area, Backflow Recertification included. We do plan on settting these classes up just as soon as we can and will notify you with dates and times. 

We are all learning to be flexable and trying to stay clear of the COVID virus. Keeping our students, members and staff safe and healthy is our top priority.

Thank you.

 

Dear Student,

Each of us has been impacted with the advancement of Covid-19 some more than others.  With that we have decided to give additional time for tuition payments. 

 The first tuition payment of $300 will be due no later than November 30th, 2020.  The second $300 tuition payment will be due no later than February 15th, 2021.

If we have not received your payments by these dates you will NOT be allowed to attend any further classes and may be subject to dismissal from the program.  

It appears that the Federal Government may give another stimulus check out.  I would suggest that you earmark $600 of that money for tuition payment.  

I appreciate your promptness on this matter.

John Clark

Dear Student,

This spring has been very challenging for all of us, and we know you worked hard to be successful in your studies. We know you have questions about what to expect this fall, and we are working to answer all of those questions as soon as We can. As your health, safety, and well-being is our top priority, please understand that this is an ever-changing situation and any guidance we provide now may be updated in accordance with federal, state, and local health and government official guidelines. Right now, here’s what to expect:

Classes are scheduled to begin on August 24th 2020.  

We will be taking steps to protect your health and safety.

All classrooms will be disinfected daily, and students are encouraged to carry and use hand-sanitizer regularly.

In-person classroom capacities will be limited to maintain 6-ft distancing guidelines at all times.

All staff and students will be expected to wear face coverings when meeting together if the 6’ distance cannot be maintained.

All students will have temperatures checked daily.  Anyone with above normal temperatures will be dismissed from class, and may be required to self quarantine.  You will be required to make up this missed time.

Hotel rooms for travel in students will still be available.  Breakfast will still be provided to you at the hotel, however it will not be buffet style.  You will be able to order from a limited menu.  You will need to allow additional time for eating.

You will be required to fill out a covid questionnaire which we will keep on file.

We are making preparations now in the event that conditions require us to switch to online/remote learning again.

All TCI (traditional classroom instruction) classes will be changed to HYB (hybrid).

HYB might include limited in-person instruction, some synchronous online engagement (with participants meeting at the same time), and/or asynchronous content delivery (with participants engaging the materials independently).

There will be limited access to the front of the building.  Please confine all of your entering and exiting to the rear of the building.  

Your safety and the safety of our staff and the Union staff is very important to us.  Following these guidelines will aid us in enhancing the safety of everyone.  

John Clark

Training Director

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