COVID-19 Information Hub

RETURN TO SCHOOL PLAN

Protecting the health and safety of every member of the Canterbury School community is always our highest priority. While the COVID-19 pandemic may impact our on-campus instruction and normal activities throughout the 2020-2021 school year, we will continue to seek solutions that allow our students to be physically present in the safest way possible. 

Please note that the current plan and guidelines are based on the most recent information from a number of different authorities and groups, including the Florida Department of Health-Lee County. The information is subject to change.

List of 8 items.

  • HEALTH & SAFETY PROTOCOLS

    Canterbury School has set forth a host of guidelines to provide for a safe and healthy learning environment for all in our community. Unless mandated by the State, or otherwise advised by health officials, Canterbury will remain open for on-campus instruction. Canterbury will follow all Health Department protocols to send infected or exposed individuals home and close and sanitize any at-risk areas of campus. The Florida Department of Health-Lee County will help guide decisions regarding the closure of a classroom, school, or office.
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  • LEARNING PLAN OPTIONS

    Our leadership team is responding to these uncertain times with an emphasis on flexibility and understanding while continuing to focus on providing the best educational experience possible for our students.
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  • MANDATED REMOTE LEARNING

    Canterbury School would move to all-school remote learning if recommended by the Florida Department of Health-Lee County or mandated by the Florida Governor.
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  • FAQs

    Here are some frequently asked questions.

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  • SAGE DINING SERVICES

    Canterbury School partners with SAGE Dining Services, a premier provider of dining services and gourmet catering to private schools and colleges across the United States, to prepare nutritious lunches for students, faculty, and staff. The team at SAGE Dining Services has spent the past few months developing alternative service methods, safety and cleaning protocols, and other strategies to keep our community safe while still providing outstanding meals.
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  • EXTENDED DAY PROGRAM

    Canterbury’s Extended Day Program is available to all Canterbury students in Pre-K3 through 8th grade. Our Extended Day Program is designed to keep your child engaged and active after dismissal in a safe, supervised, and fun environment.
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  • ARTS

    Protecting the health and safety of every member of the Canterbury School community is always our highest priority. In addition to our school's health and safety protocols as noted in our COVID-19 Information Hub, Canterbury has developed the following set of guidelines specific to the various arts activities our students participate in throughout the school day.

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  • ATHLETICS

    Protecting the health and safety of every member of the Canterbury School community is always our highest priority. In addition to our school's health and safety protocols as noted in our COVID-19 Information Hub, Canterbury has developed the following set of guidelines specific to the various athletics activities our students participate in throughout the school day.

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Contacts

List of 5 members.

  • Photo of Rick Kirschner

    Rick Kirschner 

    Head of School
    (239) 481-4323 x747
  • Photo of Nikki Ernst

    Nikki Ernst 

    Head of Lower School
    (239) 333-3280 x104
  • Photo of Sharon Laconi

    Sharon Laconi 

    Head of Middle School
    (239) 333-3282 x205
  • Photo of Carl Melamet

    Carl Melamet 

    Head of Upper School and Associate Head of School for Academics Grades 5-12
    (239) 481-4313 x716
  • Photo of Katherine Tanner

    Katherine Tanner 

    Director of Strategic Communications
    (239) 481-4323 x235