March 16, 2020


RE:  Prior Written Notice Regarding School/District Closure to Prevent/Contain the Spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

Dear Parent/Guardian: 

This letter is Prior Written Notice by the Warner Unified School District pursuant to 34 CFR § 300.503 and 17 CCR § 52161, of the closure of your student’s school beginning March 16, 2020, and estimated to last through March 27, 2020.  

The Warner Unified School District has determined that it is necessary to close its school(s) to prevent/contain the spread of COVID-19, in consultation with the Center for Disease Control (“CDC”), California Department of Education (“CDE”), and Department of Public Health (“DPH”).    

During the pendency of the school closure, no students will be receiving any supports or services from Warner Unified School District.  Your student’s special education supports and services will resume when Warner Unified School District re-opens.  In making its determination, the District reviewed and considered the following: 

· Recommendations from the CDC,

· Recommendations from the CDE,

· Recommendations from the DPH, and

· All other relevant information available to the District. 

Finally, please be advised that the parents of a child with a disability have protection under the federal parental rights and procedural safeguards set forth in 34 CFR Part 300.  Enclosed you will find a copy of those parental rights and procedural safeguards.  The sources which you may contact to obtain assistance in understanding the provisions of the enclosed procedural safeguards are:

North Inland Special Education Region SELPA

1710 Montecito Road

Ramona, CA  92065


North Coastal Consortium for Special Education SELPA

255 Pico Avenue, Suite 220

San Marcos, CA  92069